Work-Life balance has come up a lot the last while. Apparently, it’s also the #1 New Year resolution for 2007. Excerpt from the Reuters story: Striking a better balance between work and play, taking more exercise and avoiding disastrous relationships top resolution lists around the world this New Year. Global research group ACNielsen surveyed consumers … Continue reading Work Life Balance Biggest Goal of 2007
I’ll be part of a group discussion Thursday in Vancouver at VFS- presented by New Media BC and mod7: Join us for a round-table discussion with top-notch service professionals from Vancouver as we dive into what “balance” means, share personal experiences, and explore the many sides of this issue. Whether you’re a design student, an … Continue reading Work Life Balance – A Discussion
I’ve been reading quite a bit about work/life balance lately. It seems to be a hot topic. So I decided I should track my day (today). It turned out like this. I could certainly use some more thinking time, but all in all, no complaints.
Last week I was on a panel discussion on Work-Life Balance, hosted by New Media BC at the Vancouver Film School. I managed to stick my Compact Flash recorder in the sound booth and captured the session for a podcast. The discussion was sponsored by New Media BC in Vancouver and held at the Vancouver Film School. … Continue reading Work-Life Balance Podcast
Our recent panel discussion on Work-Life balance sparked a lot of interesting discussion. This story in the Christian Science Monitor looks at what they call Extreme Jobs… Although workaholics have always existed, their image has been glamorized. Today’s overachievers are cast as “road warriors and masters of the universe,” says Sylvia Ann Hewlett, president of … Continue reading "Extreme Job" or Just a Workaholic ?
I’m not obsessed with work-life balance, really I’m not. It’s just that after being on a panel to discuss it, I keep reading stories about it, and I just have to share. A few days ago I blogged about extreme jobs. Now from Australia, this story about shrinking-holiday syndrome. Via the Sydney Morning Herald The … Continue reading Shrinking Holiday Syndrome
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