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This presentation was used to explain certain implications of Work-Life Balance, to the officers of a public sector bank, at their Staff Training College, at Hyderabad.

This presentation was used to explain certain implications of Work-Life Balance, to the officers of a public sector bank, at their Staff Training College, at Hyderabad.

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    20080121   Work Life Balance    Absc   60s 20080121 Work Life Balance Absc 60s Presentation Transcript

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    • WORK - LIFE BALANCE PROF. V. VISWANADHAM
    • ? WHAT IS WORK - LIFE BALANCE ? WHAT IS WORK ? WHAT IS LIFE ? WHY BALANCE WORK - LIFE ?
    • What is work-life balance ?
    • What is NOT work-life balance ?
    • Work-Life Balance does not mean an equal balance.
    • WORK - LIFE BALANCE IS NOT trying to schedule an equal number of hours for each of your various work and personal activities ~ that would become usually unrewarding and unrealistic ~ and may be frustrating
    • Life is and should be more fluid than that.
    • ACHIEVEMENT AND ENJOYMENT
    • WHAT IS ACHIEVEMENT ?
    • WHAT IS ENJOYMENT ?
    • ENJOYMENT IS : Pride, Satisfaction, Happiness, Celebration, Love, A sense of Well-being . . . ALL THE JOYS OF LIVING
    • EVERYONE HAS MULTIPLE ROLES TO PLAY
    • KEEP ON LEARNING NEW SKILLS & BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS PERSONAL LIFE HOME LIFE FAMILY LIFE WORK LIFE SOCIAL LIFE
    • ~ an attempt to express all priorities and important aspects of one’s ideal life? HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF YOUR PURPOSE OF LIFE IN RESPECT OF EACH OF THESE MULTIPLE ROLES ? Then, really plan to achieve your priorities ?
    • FAMILY WORK SELF 3 PARTS IDENTIFY YOUR PRIORITIES AND SET BOUNDARIES
    • DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE TO BE IN BALANCE OR OUT OF BALANCE ? WHY WORK - LIFE BALANCE ? TO ATTAIN A HIGHER LEVEL OF ACHIEVEMENT & ENJOYMENT EVERY DAY BOTH ON & OFF THE JOB WORK PRESSURES AFFECT PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    • Females tend to find it more difficult than males to strike the ideal balance because of the motherhood mandate which NATURE & CULTURE impose on the female parent. ARE WORK - LIFE BALANCE CHALLENGES DIFFERENT FOR FEMALES AND MALES ?
    • In a traditional society, characterised by male domination, Men are more prone to many attractions & distractions; such as clubs, cinemas, parties, horse races, stock market operations and so on. The women, generally speaking, keep themselves away from these preoccupations. Hence, there is more time, more concentration and more commitment, for the women, whether it is home or office. Does not this make a big difference ? ARE WORK - LIFE BALANCE CHALLENGES DIFFERENT FOR FEMALES AND MALES ?
    • Men demonstrate a general preference for enjoying the leisure, may even prefer to be lazy, hesitating to lend a helping hand in the household work. However, women are generally more busy with household work, first to getup and last to go to bed; willingly accepting the thousand-fold duties of the home; a restlessness with pending work, resulting in being continuously busy with some work or the other, without being tired. Women, in general, work more and generally do not complain of being tired; keeps them, relatively more healthy, develops patience, betters their Immunity levels, and so on. ARE WORK - LIFE BALANCE CHALLENGES DIFFERENT FOR FEMALES AND MALES ?
    • ARE WORK - LIFE BALANCE CHALLENGES DIFFERENT FOR FEMALES AND MALES ? General characteristics of women include, amongst many other positive things, love and affection, compassion, kindness, concern, willingness to care and share, while men generally score lower on these counts. Men generally are prone to certain addictions, and have a tendency to diffuse their attention and get distracted a little more easily. Women generally demonstrate a pleasantness, ability to tackle things in a diplomatic manner, willingness to listen, more organized and disciplined, considerate to the views of others, greater commitment and perseverance to succeed. hence, it is all the more difficult for . . .
    • ARE WORK - LIFE BALANCE CHALLENGES DIFFERENT FOR FEMALES AND MALES ? WHAT OTHER DIFFERENCES EXIST ?
        • Reduced work and family satisfaction
        • Increased psychological strain symptoms
        • Reduced positive affect and well-being
        • Increased work withdrawal
        • (lateness, absenteeism) and consequently,
        • decreased work performance
        • Increased marital and family withdrawal
        • Increased physical health symptoms –
        • insomnia, fatigue, headaches,
        • heart disease, etc.
      Consequences of Work - Life imbalance
    • YOU HAVE GOT TO WORK HARD TO FIND A LIFE. WHEN YOU FIND IT, YOU CAN THINK OF HOW TO JUGGLE & BALANCE BOTH. HOW TO ACHIEVE WORK - LIFE BALANCE ? SUCCESS IS GREAT BUT NOT WITHOUT FAMILY
    • TO IMPROVE WORK - LIFE BALANCE TAKE TIME TO THINK ~ AT LEAST 1 % START THINKING ON PAPER LIST THE ISSUES / PROBLEMS PRIORITISE AND BEGIN TO TACKLE Nature has given you the talent to succeed
      • Know Yourself
          • Write a mission statement for
          • yourself by considering the following questions:
          • What is most important in my life?
          • What do I want to be in my life?
          • What will I need to do to become that?
          • How do I want to be remembered by my family?
          • What do I want to be known for by my office colleagues ?
    • KEEP ON LEARNING NEW SKILLS & BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS
            • 1. Set aside time to reflect
          • on your life, dreams, and goals.
          • 2. Determine your areas of strength.
          • 3. Identify what you enjoy doing.
          • 4. Set some short-term
          • (one day, one week, one month)
          • and long-term (2+ years) goals.
          • 5. Schedule time to plan your week and
          • include steps to
          • accomplish your goals.
      5 steps
    • LEARN TO SECURE A BETTER WORK - LIFE BALANCE ARE THERE NOT ANY INHERENT CONFLICTS ?
    • 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 retirement. 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 lives.
    • IMPROVING WORK - LIFE BALANCE RESULTS IN GREATER ACHIEVEMENT IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY INCREASED SATISFACTION ENHANCED ENJOYMENT
    • LIFE LEARN TO LIVE LIVE TO LEARN LOVE TO LIVE LIVE TO LOVE LOVE TO LEARN
    • YOUR LIFE NEEDS SELF MANAGEMENT SELF - MGT. LIFE MGT. MIND MGT. DEV. MGT. L = T T = Q L = T = T = Q = P = E P = E
    • L = T = T = Q = P = E L = E THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE
    • U R U YOU ARE UNIQUE ! PROVE THAT ! IMPROVE THAT !
    • Physically – Active Mentally – Alert Intellectually – Inspired Spiritually – Awakened Emotionally – Balanced Morally – Strengthened Socially - Relevant So as to be a POSITIVE, CONSTRUCTIVE and CONTRIBUTING CITIZEN OF THE SOCIETY. BECOME A SEED – AFFECT ETERNITY – AWAKEN DIVINITY Life MAKING LIFE SOCIALLY RELEVANT
    • W. A. T. C. H. W = WORDS A = ACTIONS T = THOUGHTS C = CHARACTER H = HEAD & HEART
    • 4 FRIENDLY SUGGESTIONS THAT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    • AT LEAST 1 % OF OUR TIME TO BE INVESTED IN GOOD READING SO AS TO PREPARE OURSELVES FOR THE FUTURE
    • THE SECRET OF SUCCESS : CONSTANTLY & CONTINUOUSLY PAST PRESENT FUTURE REVIEW
    • PAST + PRESENT + FUTURE THE NEED FOR A : RECORD + ACTION PLAN + VISION C + D + P COMMITMENT + DISCIPLINE + PERSEVERANCE
    • LET GOOD MUSIC ENSURE YOUR GOOD MOODS EVERYDAY
    • STRENGTHEN YOUR STRENGTHS ACQUIRE THE REQUIRED NEW STRENGTHS WEAKEN YOUR EXISTING WEAKENNESS NO MORE NEW WEAKNESSES PLEASE
      • L = E  L – E = 0
      • LEARN TO EXCEL IN LIFE
              • THE SECRET OF EXCELLENCE LIES IN LEARNING
      S. M. I. L. E. S = SELF M = MOTIVATED I = INITIATIVE ( TO ) L = LEARN ( AND ) E = EXCEL LEARN TO LEARN TO S.M.I.L.E.
    • MOTIVATION LEADS TO EXCELLENCE EXCELLENCE LEADS TO SUCCESS 5 Es ENTHUSIASM EXPERIMENT EXPERIENCE EXPERTISE EXCELLENCE
    • IF YOU HAVE LOVE IN YOUR HEART LOVE FOR OTHERS & THE WORLD SPRINGS FROM THE WELL OF YOUR OWN LOVE FOR YOURSELF
    • LOVING & BEING LOVED ARE THE BLESSINGS OF THIS LIFE
    • LEARN TO LOVE TO BECOME A BETTER HUMAN BEING
    • START THE DAY WITH L O V E SPEND THE DAY WITH L O V E FILL THE DAY WITH L O V E END THE DAY WITH L O V E ~ THAT IS THE WAY TO DEVELOP POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND A BETTER WORK - LIFE BALANCE
    • WHERE THERE IS LOVE . . . THERE IS ADJUSTMENT FRIENDSHIP SACRIFICE & UNDERSTANDING. HENCE, HAPPINESS & BLISS LOVE IS SELFLESSNESS
    • LOVE AND HOPE ARE THE ONLY REAL THINGS THAT MAKE US LIVE AND LOVE TO LIVE THINK AND REFLECT TO RADIATE
    • M A N W O M A N
    • MAN’S LOVE ~ FREQUENT, AND GENERALLY SHALLOW [ LACKS DEPTH ] ?
    • WOMAN’ LOVE ~ RARELY, [i.e. less frequently] and more selectively B U T MORE DEEPLY & MUCH MORE INTENSIVELY ? ! !
    • FOR A MAN LOVE IS A PART OF HIS LIFE FOR A WOMAN LOVE IS HER LIFE [ THERE IS NOTHING ELSE ]
    • THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING WILL CLEAN THE COBWEBS OF BAD HABITS WILL CLEAR THE ENTRENCHED NEGATIVE EMOTIONS WILL CORRECT THE DEMOTIVATING WRONG ATTITUDES WILL LIFT YOU UP EMOTIONALLY
    • UNDERSTANDABLY WE ARE ALL SELFISH INTRODUCE JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE OF U N S E L F I S H N E S S AND T H O U G H T F U L N E S S YOU WILL SUCCEED IN INVOKING GREATER POSITIVE ATTITUDE IN YOUR HEART ENSURING BETTER WORK-LIFE BALANCE
    • IS NATURE POSITIVE ? WHAT IS YOUR NATURE ?
    • DISCOVER YOURSELF DECIDE TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTER POSITIVE ATTITUDE HELPS YOU
    • WHEN YOU ACHIEVE A BETTER WORK-LIFE BALANCE . . . YOU BECOME A PERSON WHO NOT ONLY GETS THINGS DONE, BUT ALSO ENJOYS THE DOING, YOU ATTRACT PEOPLE TO YOU. THEY WANT YOU ON THEIR TEAM, AND THEY WANT TO BE ON YOUR TEAM.
    • HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED THIS PRESENTATION. GET MOTIVATED TO DO SOMETHING ! PUT SOMETHING INTO PRACTICE, FROM TO-DAY. THANKS A LOT, FOR THE PATIENT LISTENING. PROF. V. VISWANADHAM [ 040 – 2722 3383 ] PLEASE S. M. I. L. E.