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The question remains -- does a higher salary mean you are obliged to work more hours? If so, what are the boundaries and how can one sustain this long term? There is a growing body of research that indicates how important time away from work is for health and wellness - not to mention productivity on the job.
Recently my physical therapist was encouraging me to find my own answers to these questions by considering why the pain in my hip is persisting. Bottom line? I expect too much of myself and allow others to do the same. More about my lessons in a minute.
2. EMPTY YOUR QUEUE Next, it's time to go into super hustle mode and wrap up all your projects before you leave. Before I
Reams of research suggest that people who work long hours, to the detriment of their personal lives, are not more productive or successful than people who work shorter hours so they can have families and develop interests outside of work.
The author of Shadow Work explains how we're doing way more work for the same old money—without even realizing it.
Forget those gotta-dos, author Anne Lamott was saying. Forget about those things we should have done, and, crap, the things we never should have done in the first place.
No way, they tell you. You can't take an afternoon off and go for a hike in the woods. You've got to work 20 hours a day, every day, no exceptions. Can't do it? Then this isn't your game. Go find a job instead.
Is it worth cutting your life short to put in fifty or sixty hours a week when studies have shown that anything above forty hours is basically useless?
The full proposal is now under review by OMB officials and won't be made public for at least several weeks. After it is published
Apparently it’s no picnic working at Apple, especially according to one Apple ex-employee
Too often, we're plagued by "time poverty" -- the idea that there's not enough time to do all the work we need to do. The problem is, we stress out, and we burn out. But research is increasingly finding that the cure for "time poverty" isn't more time -- it's better using the time we have.
My bet is that 2015 is going to be a year when we see powerhouse women rise, not just to add to the dialogue, but to take action and effect change on issues that matter to women everywhere. Here's why.
When one task gets crossed off of the list, three more show up. It is all part of growing your business, dreaming bigger and getting things done. We need to understand that there will never be a final line that we will cross before we are done and can take a break.
The United States is the only modern industrialized country that doesn't require employers give minimum annual time off with pay. That makes the vacation days you get a true gift -- one that is precious and essential to your performance in life, both professional and personal.
Every day we face increasing demands on our time - in our work, our families and communities. A host of overwhelming expectations permeates all aspects of our lives. We require impossible things of ourselves.
The overworked, the underworked. The Great Divide. It's odd to wrap the phrase "work-life" around the situations of these two groups of people, yet it does apply to both. Each ultimately comes down to a lack of control over one's own time.
While giving to others is a good and loving act, giving to the point of sacrificing your own health, wealth and happiness is not loving or good, because living this way is not loving to a very important person -- you.
Last month Forbes took a look at the jobs and companies that are providing employees great work-life balance, exploring jobs