“Work life balance” it’s something a lot of people (and companies) talk about. But how many actually do it right?
Finding out what the appropriate balance is in any part of life is hard, but for some reason we find it especially difficult to balance our time at work, with our time at home or with friends.
Unfortunately there isn’t a silver bullet to all of this. But as the following videos show there are some strategies that may help!
How To Make Work / Life Balance Work
Nigel Marsh is the Author of “Fat, Forty & Fired”. In this TED Video Nigel talks about work-life balance and why it is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Nigel then goes on to lay out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity.
To wrap everything up he then goes on to provide some stirring encouragement for you to go and make it all happen.
How To Run A Company With Almost No Rules
Taking the other side of the equation Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler who takes about his process to transform a struggling equipment supplier into a radically democratic and resilient company. He asks what if your job didn’t control your life? And outlines his form of radical corporate democracy.
Ricardo’s process rethinks everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to). It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work/life balance and leads to some deep insights on what work, and life, is really all about.
How To Find Work You Life
Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this talk about finding out what matters to you, and then getting started doing it.