Take the print of the embedded document, print and distribute the sheets, pencil/crayons and eraser to the participants. This sheet contains two sections Week days and weekends. Explain sample examples from the consecutive slides and ask participants to keep those with them.
Use following template for evaluating your current and planned time utilization.
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Distribute sheets to every participant with color / pencils. These sheets needs to contain blank charts with columns outline drawn for each section. This sheet would have two charts, one for weekdays and another for weekends. Every participant needs to darken/color respective column as per his time spent for each task.
“A good balance is a four-day workweek. This allows me to get all the ’stuff’ (groceries, laundry, cleaning) done in one day and still have two more days to do what I want.”“If the job has stress in tolerable / manageable limits, then I will have achieved a Work - Life balance.”“For me, a good work-life balance means something simple: to work to support my life, and not the other way around. I don’t want to use my life to support my work, I want to use my work so I can live my life in the way I want it. If I can do this, then I have good work-life balance”
These are different ways one can think that is the work life balance means. Ask explain your view for one/two and then ask others to explain what the work life balance mean to those and take notes if possible.Work and Life overlapping to each other some time or occasionallyWork life superimposing on to the life or vis a visWork less achieve more – A unique concept to balance work and lifeWork and Life never overlapping to each other
This diagram shows various important aspects of work and life Hobbies / interest – One may have interest in reading books, visiting to places, watching TVs, chatting with friends and colleagues, gardening, food making etc…Religious/spiritual concerns – Few may say that they like to put some time daily/weekly in doing some contribution to religious activities or spiritual practices or doing meditation or reading philosophical books or listening to various discoursesFew may like to spend most of their time with friends and colleagues – work and friends is life for them.Few are people are different, they do work on time and then go to home. And that’s it, they don’t want any friends or so. They spend most of their time with their family and satisfying to the needs of family members.Few people may like to spend some time or engage themselves with the community activities or social activities, like doing some contribution / work related to respective religious houses, working for some NGOs etcFew people are more concerned for their personal health, they do physical workout 2-4 hours a day or play specific sport for few hours a week or do walk/jogging every dayFew says, my job is my life, everything else is not important to me. I will try to balance my life after retirement… Few say that I am putting my efforts in future planning and also spend some time from my life to initiate some activities which would secure my future
Imbalance in Work and Life for individual employee causes issues with the employer / management. It directly affects productivity or Return on investment. We are software company, our machines are humans, who produce software and services. In case if an employee has an issue, then it results into lesser productivity which directly affects the goal of an organization. Interpersonal conflict is an another issue which is a result of imbalance in work & life. Causes are infinite….Many more reasons due to
Ability to combine work, family commitments, Friends and personal life is important for the wellbeing of all human being. It is also important for the society as a whole, as it ensures that people have sufficient time to socialize and participate in the life of community.
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Work life balance presentation global
January 2013 Achieving Balance Between Work and Life Presenter : Vaibhav Waghmare
Agenda Pre estimation of time utilization Work Life Balance Opinions Scenarios Effects of Work Life Imbalance on Employer Effects of Work Life Imbalance on Employee Factors which brings better Human life Dimensions for Work Life Balance Initiatives by Organization/s Tips for How to Stress less ? Post estimation of time utilization Discussion or Questions A video – Musical Fountain Conclusion Thanks giving
Work Life Balance Work Sheet Draw Bar Chart for following activities (Weekday & Weekends) – 5 -10 mins Work Related activities Duration of work Non Work related activities (Time allotted) Work Family and friends Rest Physical activities Recreation activity Self Other Undefined Keep the sheet for future reference
Estimation of time utilization - Weekday Time Spent for various activities 12 10 8 6 4 2 Time Spent 0
Estimation of time utilization - Weekends Time Spent for various activities 12 10 8 6 4 2 Weekend 0
Work-Life balance – Various perspectives Work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between "work" (career and ambition) and "lifestyle“ (Health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development / meditation). Related terms include "lifestyle calm balance" and "life style choices“ - Wikipedia stress in tolerable / manageabl e limits
Effects of Work Life Imbalance on Employer productivity & ROI Interpersonal conflicts
Effects of Work Life Imbalance on Employee productivity , Efficiency, Involvement, Concentration Growth Personal conflicts Ment Physica al l Intellec tual Health depressed, anxious and irritable
Factors which brings better Human life House Income Job security Community Activity Education Environment Civic Engagement Health Life satisfaction Safety Psychological health
Work – Life interconnections Work Friends Self Family
Dimensions for Work Life Balance Sleep Exercise Vacations Work family and friends Appropriate breaks Doing fun things / entertainment Time with spouse or significant other or children Non job related training Personal development Commutation Sports Activities Spiritual Practices Participation in community and civic Leisure Time activities
Dimensions for Work Life Balance Frequent group activities Effective (SMART) goal settings for work Proper communication Appropriate Mentoring Able to leave work at work Good work environment Healthy eating and lifestyle Good work relationship Enjoy or challenges at work Effective Time Management
WLB support initiativeAssistance from Organization• Casual, Sick, Earned, Maternity Leaves etc.• Work flexibility – Work from home, flexible timing etc.• Support for higher education and career growth• Pleasant atmosphere• Personal work assistance during work hours• Policies to achieve personal goals• Promotion and growth opportunities• Providing equal opportunities
WLB support initiative to support your LifeAssistance from Organization• Entertainment, Awards & Recognition and various cultural and professional events• Health and fitness care and Family Insurance• Sports activities• Cafeteria facility• Various celebrations – Birthday, Anniversary etc.
Tips for How to Stress Less ? Set priorities in life, re-priorities them wisely based on situations Use effective time and project / task management techniques Do regular exercise / sufficient physical activities Give sufficient time to Family, friends, Self & Society Engage yourself into social activities Work from home when required
Tips for How to Stress Less ? Have protected non-work time Ask for reasonable workload Financial contentment Participate in sports activities Learn to “leave work” mentally and physically Take appropriate breaks during the work including lunch Plan vacations and take them
Work Life Balance Work SheetDraw Bar Chart for following activities (Weekday & Weekends) – 5 -10 mins Work Related activities Duration of work Non Work related activities (Time allotted) Work Family and friends Rest Physical activities Recreation activity Self Other Undefined Keep the sheet for future reference
Conclusion It is your life, and you choose what you make of it. Take control – a large part of satisfaction is attitude. Mentally decide on what you want to balance, create a situation that satisfies your need, and then do it.
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