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Looking for Work-Life Balance? Forget About it!

Everyone is obsessed with finding the perfect work-life balance. Personally, I reject the whole concept.Why? Because to me, the expression “work-life balance” implies that work and life are opposed to...
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3 Principles for the New Age of Work-Life Integration

...to both work and home life. Especially for teens. Teens, in particular, are facing the reality of work-life integration, as they stand on the brink of joining the global workforce...

JUST STOP IT! Good time management means deciding what NOT to do.

...after you’ve made the necessary time. 3. Consider work-life balance from a “whole life span” perspective. In the comments section below, why don’t you tell us things you have stopped...
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6 Lessons from Clarity on Rethinking Japan’s Gender Inequality

...about the gender, they wanted the outcome, the value.” Not once did “work-life balance,” “women’s rights,” or “D&I” enter the conversation. By keeping those trigger words off the table, Furuya...
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Business Acronyms Quiz: Are You Ready for the Future of Work?

...in the first place) to support not just work-life balance, but work-life integration. Sustainability will be understood as a matter of strategic longevity. Already, and at an accelerated pace, companies...

Notes from the Boston Trip No. 3: What Is Success in Life?

...Interestingly, the topic that drew the most participants was not “The Board Responsibility of the Company Director” or “The Flow of Technology in the Next Generation,” but “The Work-Life Balance.”...

Report on My International Volunteer Activities in Africa – Part 3: The Meaning of...

...the same amount, hire a local worker and create a job in a country suffering from unemployment than to do the work myself?” “Aren’t we, in fact, depriving local workers...
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Work Wife: How Women Are Transforming the Business World for a New Age of...

...Work Wife highlights how to balance responsibilities to support each individual’s “superpowers.” That is to say, the new business reality built by work wife collaboration isn’t about making everyone the...

The COVID-19 World of Toyota Kaizen: Discard, Replace, or Continue

...enable even factory-based employees to work from home, not just for social distancing, but as a means of actually improving productivity and work-life balance. How do you plan to balance...
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5 Reasons Remote Work Is the Ideal Creativity Incubator

...We don’t have to be less creative when working remotely, or even when working from home—we can be more creative. By leveraging what’s unique about remote work—work from home in particular—we can boost our...