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  • 1. Leahcim Semaj6/24/2011 1
  • 2. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.942.9057 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Facebook: Leahcim Semaj Blog: 2
  • 3. Regaining Control, Saving Your Life6/24/2011 3
  • 4. Work-life conflictan increasing problemImpacting on both business and individual health issues6/24/2011 4
  • 5.  We need innovative initiatives that can be developed  to suit the work-life balance needs of employees and the business demands of employers6/24/2011 5
  • 6.  as a consequence of the growing epidemic of chronic disease, Approximately 5% of capital spent on workforce is lost to  Disability  Absenteeism  Presenteeism6/24/2011 6
  • 7.  When the cumulative demands of work and non-work life roles  are incompatible in some respect Participation in one role is made more difficult  by participation in the other role6/24/2011 7
  • 8.  Produces work-related stress Working conditions such as  heavy workloads,  lack of participation in decision- making,  health and safety hazards,  job insecurity,  and tight deadlines are all associated with work-related stress6/24/2011 8
  • 9.  Erodes the mental and physical well- being of workers,  affects the quality of their personal relationships outside of work,  and increases costs to businesses Employees with high levels of work- life conflict  are more likely to experience poor health6/24/2011 9
  • 10.  has negative impacts on employees relationships with their children and their spouse6/24/2011 10
  • 11.  Has consequences for an organizations bottom line Employees experiencing high levels of work-life conflict are likely to  miss more work days per year,  less committed to the organization,  less satisfied with their job,  more likely to intend to leave their job6/24/2011 11
  • 12.  Two Basic Needs 1. WORK 2. INTIMACY6/24/2011 12
  • 13.  How you pay rent for occupying space on earth6/24/2011 13
  • 14.  If you win the lottery You will be happy for a year  But if you enjoy what you do You will be happy for a lifetime6/24/2011 14
  • 15. Man who enjoyshis job will never have to work a day in his life Confucius 6/24/2011 15
  • 16.  There is work that is work  And there is play that is play; There is play that is work  And work that is play And in only one of these lie happiness  Gelett Burgess6/24/2011 16
  • 17.  Your talents and skills are God’s gift to you  What you do with them is your gift to God6/24/2011 17
  • 18.  “I wish that I had spent more time at work?”6/24/2011 18
  • 19. There are no victims Only VolunteersJune 24, 201124, 2011 June 19 19
  • 20.  We Must Accept Responsibility for OurselvesJune 24, 201124, 2011 June 20 20
  • 21. Is GoodYou Have Something To Learn
  • 22.  Despite the worldwide quest for Work-Life Balance,  very few acceptable definition of the concept6/24/2011 22
  • 23.  Work-Life Balance does not mean an equal balance. Trying to schedule an equal number of hours for each of your various work and personal activities is usually unrewarding and unrealistic. Life is and should be more fluid than that6/24/2011 23
  • 24.  Your best individual work-life balance will vary over time, often on a daily basis. The right balance for you today will probably be different for you tomorrow. The right balance for you when you are single will be different when you marry,  or if you have children;  when you start a new career  versus when you are nearing retirement6/24/2011 24
  • 25.  There is no perfect, one-size fits all, balance you should be striving for The best work-life balance is different for each of us  because we all have different priorities and different lives6/24/2011 25
  • 26.  At the core of an effective work- life balance definition are 2 key everyday concepts that are relevant to each of us They are daily  Achievement and Enjoyment6/24/2011 26
  • 27.  These two concepts takes us most of the way to defining a positive Work-Life Balance6/24/2011 27
  • 28.  Answer the big question "Why?“ Why do you want a better income?  …a new house?  …the kids through college?  …to do a good job today?  …to come to work at all?6/24/2011 28
  • 29.  have a good  But lets grasp on the explore the meaning of concept of Achievement Enjoyment a little more6/24/2011 29
  • 30.  does not just mean "Ha-Ha" happiness It means  Pride, Satisfaction, Happiness,  Celebration, Love,  A Sense of Well Being …all the Joys of Living6/24/2011 30
  • 31.  The front and back of the coin of value in life You cant have one without the other, Trying to live a one sided life is why so many "Successful" people are not happy,  or not nearly as happy as they should be. You cannot get the full value from life without BOTH Achievement and Enjoyment.6/24/2011 31
  • 32.  Achievement and Enjoyment every day in life helps you avoid the "As Soon As Trap", the life dulling habit of planning on getting around to the joys of life and accomplishment  "as soon as…."6/24/2011 32
  • 33.  “I just want to achieve something today and I want to enjoy something today. if I do both of those things today,  Im going to have a pretty good day. if I do both of those things every day, for the rest of my life…  Im going to have a pretty good life”6/24/2011 33
  • 34.  Life will deliver the value and balance we desire  …when we are achieving and enjoying something every single day …in all the important areas that make up our lives Life is to be enjoyed, not endured6/24/2011 34
  • 35. WORKING DEFINITION THE QUADRANTS Meaningful daily Self Family Achievement and Enjoyment in Life each of my four life quadrants: Work Friends6/24/2011 35
  • 36.  when was the last time you Achieved AND Enjoyed something at work? What about Achieved AND Enjoyed with  your family;  your friends? how recently have you Achieved AND Enjoyed something  just for you?6/24/2011 36
  • 37.  Do something just for yourself When you get home, before you walk in the door,  think about whether you want to focus on achieving or enjoying at home tonight Then act accordingly when you do walk in the door6/24/2011 37
  • 38.  you can create your own best Work-Life Balance by making sure you not only Achieve,  but also reflect the joy of the job,  and the joy of life, every day. If nobody pats you on the back today,  pat yourself on the back And help others to do the same6/24/2011 38
  • 39.  List the 10 most important relationships in your work life your personal life6/24/2011 40
  • 40.  The first thing to realize about these individuals is  they have a major impact on your ▪ effectiveness ▪ achievement ▪ and Happiness6/24/2011 41
  • 41.  Improving these relationships can only lead to a greater flow of  critical information,  happiness,  success and a greater sense of reward.6/24/2011 42
  • 42.  1. Define Success How much is enough? without some kind of yardstick it’s difficult to know how well we are doing or where we really want to be One thing is for sure, money is not the same as success!6/24/2011 43
  • 43.  Working in an environment unable to manage things the way we would like is stressful Someone else is pulling all the strings Over time  reduce as many of these elements as possible6/24/2011 44
  • 44.  Your reaction to others Your to-do list (and the number of items on it) How your day is spent Your goals How much time youre willing to spend on a particular project Your self-esteem and self-worth How you treat others Your exercise and eating habits The communication of your needs to others Telling people when youre stressed out and need time alone or help with projects Whether or how much you smoke or drink alcohol How old you act The way you raise your childrenJune 24, 2011 45 45
  • 45.  The age or stage of development your children are in The way you were raised Whether the stoplight turns red or green How fast other cars are driving The number of hours in a day Other people The timing of your teenagers mood swings or your toddlers temper tantrums Your age When work or a project takes much longer than expected Waiting for your doctor 30 minutes after your scheduled appointment A death, illness, or accident in the family The calendar (helpful to remember when holidays are approaching) Being laid off from a job Messes made right after you have cleaned the house June 24, 2011 46 46
  • 46.  Take on ‘stretch’ tasks get you thinking outside your usual frame of reference This is how you grow6/24/2011 47
  • 47.  Try to learn 1 new technological thing each month  Start with your cell phone It’s only a matter of time before many become useful6/24/2011 48
  • 48.  Clear-out some of those existing preconceptions, activities, outdated knowledge, (and people)  to create space for new things If you do not let go and open your hands  you can’t get more and new experiences6/24/2011 49
  • 49.  If you don’t challenge your present behavioural traits,  You will not grow6/24/2011 50
  • 50.  As our careers evolve, so do the things that make us happy and more fulfilled Finding the tasks that improve our self-esteem and confidence is a continual moving goal, needing to be tracked6/24/2011 51
  • 51.  Evaluate people you deal with by their results only not how long they spend at their desk or how quickly they get in contact6/24/2011 52
  • 52.  Anyone who thinks they have seen the tail-end of this workplace revolution, needs to hold onto their hat The ride will get even more bumpy!6/24/2011 53
  • 53.  Try to spend more time with people who are positive,  get things done and open to change6/24/2011 54
  • 54.  You cannot change the people around you.... But you can change the people you are around!June 24, 201124, 2011 June 55 55
  • 55.  Identify who really cares about you  Allocate your time accordingly6/24/2011 56
  • 56. Regain Control, Saving Your Life6/24/2011 57
  • 57. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.942.9057 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Facebook: Leahcim Semaj Blog: 58