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via Bill Peel
November 23rd, 2016

Life after Vacation? Strategies for a Successful Reentry

With two vacation days left, anxiety grows as we envision the mountain of work that has piled up in our absence. Our sense of rest and rejuvenation wanes as we dwell on the Herculean tasks awaiting our return. Rest is an important part of faithfulness. It reminds us and others that God is...

via Forbes
February 27th, 2014

No Email While on Vacation? What?

What would happen if you didn’t respond to email while on vacation? Would the world come to an end? Business stop in its tracks? Execs at Bandwidth think not. Sure, they’re passionate about providing the best IP services for their customers, but they’re also passionate about family and...

February 27th, 2014

Always On, Never Done? Don't Blame Your Smartphone

Professionals, managers and executives who carry a smartphone for work report interacting with work 13.5 hours every workday (72 hours per week including weekend work), according to the Center for Creative Leadership. This doesn't leave much time for family and recreation -- not to mention...

December 10th, 2013

The Work of Celebrating Christmas

A recent survey found that the overwhelming majority (80 percent) of moms feel stressed about getting everything done. And that’s before they take on a month of holiday tasks. Holiday activities like decorating, preparing food, shopping, wrapping presents and attending holiday events take...

March 22nd, 2013

Tech's Best Feature: The Off Switch

Could you survive without your phone for an entire day? In this Harvard Business Review Blog, Tiffany Shlain tells how her family takes a technology “day of rest” --no cell phones, computers, gps, iPads, etc. The benefits are many and worth pondering. Have you taken a "technology shabbat”?...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
March 15th, 2013

Is There Life After Work?

Former CFO of Leman Brothers, Erin Callan, weighs in on work-life balance from a post-Wall Street corner office perspective. Her op-ed piece in the New York Times is a graphic reminder of what happens when we worship work rather than see work as worship. She writes, " ... when I...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via USA Today
October 15th, 2012

Full-time CEO Doesn't Equal Part-time Mom

Diane Paddison, Harvard MBA, is Chief Strategy Officer of Cassidy Turley, founder of 4wordwomen.org, and author of Work, Love Pray. In an op ed in USA Today, she discusses Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's headline-producing pregnancy. Diane believes that what’s good for the family is good...