Is there a workday that employees dread any more than Mondays? Since the start of the industrial age, people have looked for ways to put off the sound of the alarm clock ringing on Monday mornings.
Tag: work life balance
With millennial employees now entering the life stage of parenting, they’re paying more attention to their family and personal needs. You should be paying attention to those needs as well.
A Robert Half Management Resources survey points to some of the current problems employers face when they focus on work-life balance. Here’s what to watch out for.
As the chief engagement and brand officer at EHE, Joy Altimare knows how important it is to level-set or benchmark an individual’s health status. Here are the details she shared on a Manage Smarter podcast about how to benchmark a new manager’s status.
Joy Altimare is the Chief Engagement and Brand Officer at EHE, an industry-leader in company health and wellness for over 100 years. With over 16 years of experience in the marketing field, she has become an expert advisor to organizations looking to tackle growth, innovation, and technology challenges. In episode 14, Joy shares her insight on how managers can: better deal with stress and balance work, home and health.
Darius Foroux follows the rules. Maybe you should too. In the ongoing quest for work-life balance, laying down some ground rules might just be the tactic that sticks for you. It’s like our time in school – a few rules set up much-needed structure for success when followed. As an entrepreneur, Foroux calls them his work rules in his productivity blog. They are powerful and effective in their simplicity.
Sometimes work and life simply cannot be balanced. There are times when seasonal demand requires more work. Or, you might be on a tight deadline with a new product launch, which requires long hours. It happens. So what are some things we can do to make sure we don’t lose our minds or damage relationships when it’s all work and no play?
Work just always creeps into our lives, doesn’t it? Even when we try and succeed at disconnecting during the weekend, we still end up thinking about what we have to do Monday on Sunday evening. You didn’t do any work, you just thought about it for Pete’s sake! But it’s that kind of subtle self-sabotage that can completely derail us and our future productivity.
A recent study conducted by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business found that those who work in high-stress jobs with little control are more likely to die sooner than those who have more control over and balance in their work.