Life-Work Balance
Life-Work Balance
Achieving the Holy Grail
Achieving the Holy Grail
Oursessionplan
Oursessionplan
What is it…?
What is it…?What’s the reality…?
What’s the reality…?
What’s the benefit…?
W...
Work-Life
Work-Life
Balance
Balance
Work–life balance is a broad
concept including proper
prioritizing between “work”
(ca...
Thereality…
Thereality…
5millionpeople…
5millionpeople…
7.2hoursaweekworth£5402each
7.2hoursaweekworth£5402each
The number of people
working 'ext...
Work is about a search
for daily meaning as
well as daily bread, for
recognition as well as
cash, for astonishment
rather...
PoorWork-LifeBalance
PoorWork-LifeBalance
Higher rates of absenteeism
Higher rates of staff
turnover
Reduced productivi...
Alargersliceofthecake
Alargersliceofthecake
Your‘chuffedchart
Your‘chuffedchart’’
Think back 5 years…
Think back 5 years…
 what have you achieved?
what have you ach...
What’sbeen
What’sbeen
important?
important?
IssueIssue
 Personal – non work
Personal – non work
 Career
Career
 Materia...
Whatwillbe
Whatwillbeimportant?
important?
 Personal – non work
Personal – non work
 Career
Career
 Material wealth
Mat...
Mac’s10-point
Mac’s10-point
planplan
Blur the
boundaries
Manage
expectation
s
Keep a clear
head
Show your
humanity
Se...
Life-Work Balance
Life-Work Balance
Achieving the Holy Grail
Achieving the Holy Grail
…… it’s in your hands!
it’s in your ...
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  1. 1. Life-Work Balance Life-Work Balance Achieving the Holy Grail Achieving the Holy Grail
  2. 2. Oursessionplan Oursessionplan What is it…? What is it…?What’s the reality…? What’s the reality…? What’s the benefit…? What’s the benefit…? What’s my (your) situation…? What’s my (your) situation…? Mac’s ten-point plan…? Mac’s ten-point plan…?
  3. 3. Work-Life Work-Life Balance Balance Work–life balance is a broad concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) on one hand and “life” (Health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development) on the other. Related, though broader, terms include “lifestyle balance” and “life balance” FromWikipedia, – the free encyclopaedia
  4. 4. Thereality… Thereality…
  5. 5. 5millionpeople… 5millionpeople… 7.2hoursaweekworth£5402each 7.2hoursaweekworth£5402each The number of people working 'extreme' unpaid overtime of more than ten hours a week increased by 14,000 to nearly 900,000 last year, according a new analysis of official statistics published by the TUC to mark WorkYour Proper Hours Day (WYPHD).
  6. 6. Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor, in short, for a sort of life – rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying…”Studs Terkel Studs Terkel
  7. 7. PoorWork-LifeBalance PoorWork-LifeBalance Higher rates of absenteeism Higher rates of staff turnover Reduced productivity Decreased job satisfaction Rising healthcare costs Lower levels of organisational commitment and loyalty= Poor customer service
  8. 8. Alargersliceofthecake Alargersliceofthecake
  9. 9. Your‘chuffedchart Your‘chuffedchart’’ Think back 5 years… Think back 5 years…  what have you achieved? what have you achieved? 5 years ago 5 years ago Today Today       
  10. 10. What’sbeen What’sbeen important? important? IssueIssue  Personal – non work Personal – non work  Career Career  Material wealth Material wealth  Health Health  Learning Learning  Spiritual / Cultural Spiritual / Cultural Achievement Achievement  Home / family…  Development…  Modest purchase...  ‘You time’…  What you know…  Social / community
  11. 11. Whatwillbe Whatwillbeimportant? important?  Personal – non work Personal – non work  Career Career  Material wealth Material wealth Health Health  Learning Learning Spiritual / Cultural Spiritual / Cultural IssueIssue 12 month goals 12 month goals Plan finances… Speed of Trust… Chez Nous… ‘Protect the core’…  French conversation…  Village concert…
  12. 12. Mac’s10-point Mac’s10-point planplan Blur the boundaries Manage expectation s Keep a clear head Show your humanity Set challenging goals Talent transfer Get focused Set a reasonable pace Call time- out Share goals
  13. 13. Life-Work Balance Life-Work Balance Achieving the Holy Grail Achieving the Holy Grail …… it’s in your hands! it’s in your hands! mac@daw.co.uk

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