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W ork-life Balance  Workshop   People Vision 2009
The Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to the Work-life Balance ( WLB) concept </li></ul><ul><li>How do others achieve it?! </li>...
<ul><li>For Employees : Different individuals will have different expectations and needs at different times in their life ...
 
WLB isn’t just for working parents…
 
Wheel Of Life Please plot on a scale of 1- 10 where 1 is dissatisfied and where 10 is completely satisfied   www.transitio...
How Do Others Do It? 10 10 Nine-day fortnight 18 17 Annualised hours 26 14 Term-time-only working 20 21 Working from home ...
Tips for Great WLB <ul><li>Managing  “You”  at Work </li></ul><ul><li>Slow down </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to better manage y...
<ul><li>Working with your team </li></ul><ul><li>Share the load  </li></ul><ul><li>Say “no” positively </li></ul>Tips for ...
Tips for Great WLB <ul><li>Managing You at Home </li></ul><ul><li>Explore your options. Get help </li></ul><ul><li>Look af...
 
What are the benefits for the SI Team if we all have good work-life balance?
What are your tips?
So What Is Next For You?
<ul><li>Take some time to think about “YOU” and how you can help yourself? </li></ul>
Useful Links <ul><li>www.employersforwork-lifebalance.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.berr.gov.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.emplo...
Some books…
Thank you Any questions?
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Work Life Balance

  1. 1. W ork-life Balance Workshop People Vision 2009
  2. 2. The Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to the Work-life Balance ( WLB) concept </li></ul><ul><li>How do others achieve it?! </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>For Employees : Different individuals will have different expectations and needs at different times in their life cycle; </li></ul><ul><li>For Customers : Organisations need to respond to the demands of their customers if they are to continue to be successful; </li></ul><ul><li>For Organisations : Organisations need to be able to manage costs, maintain profitability and ensure that teams work effectively together. </li></ul>What is Work-life Balance?
  4. 5. WLB isn’t just for working parents…
  5. 7. Wheel Of Life Please plot on a scale of 1- 10 where 1 is dissatisfied and where 10 is completely satisfied www.transitionslifecoaching.co.uk/resources.php
  6. 8. How Do Others Do It? 10 10 Nine-day fortnight 18 17 Annualised hours 26 14 Term-time-only working 20 21 Working from home 34 23 Job sharing 52 49 Variable working hours (coming in/leaving late or early) 71 38 Working part-time (602) (591) Base: All full/part-time workers Female % Male %   Gender
  7. 9. Tips for Great WLB <ul><li>Managing “You” at Work </li></ul><ul><li>Slow down </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to better manage your time </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid procrastination </li></ul><ul><li>Take charge. Set priorities. Simplify </li></ul><ul><li>Let things go (don't sweat the small stuff) </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen your skills </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Working with your team </li></ul><ul><li>Share the load </li></ul><ul><li>Say “no” positively </li></ul>Tips for Great WLB
  9. 11. Tips for Great WLB <ul><li>Managing You at Home </li></ul><ul><li>Explore your options. Get help </li></ul><ul><li>Look after yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t neglect your friends </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to someone </li></ul><ul><li>Take time out </li></ul><ul><li>Work is not the enemy </li></ul>
  10. 13. What are the benefits for the SI Team if we all have good work-life balance?
  11. 14. What are your tips?
  12. 15. So What Is Next For You?
  13. 16. <ul><li>Take some time to think about “YOU” and how you can help yourself? </li></ul>
  14. 17. Useful Links <ul><li>www.employersforwork-lifebalance.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.berr.gov.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.employersforcarers.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.workingfamilies.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.workliferesearch.org </li></ul>
  15. 18. Some books…
  16. 19. Thank you Any questions?

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