Category Archives: Work Life Balance

Thankfulness Changes My Perspective by

I went to High School on Cape Cod, and as a kid encountered abundant markers, stories, and tales of the first white settlers to make landfall in pursuit of religious freedom and the possibility of prosperity. I often used to … Continue reading

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Women Execs Explore Their “Balancing Act” by

“I think even the term ‘balancing act’ should invite us to do things differently. If we have to act at work, how can we be authentic?” This provocative inquiry from a participant caught me off guard and raised a very … Continue reading

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Gratitude (November Update) by

On Giving by Kahlil Gibran You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. For what are your possessions but things you keep and guard for fear you may … Continue reading

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September Update by

The warmth of Paella at a lovely saturday market in Port Townsend, WA epitomizes for me the delight of the changing of the seasons from summer to autumn. September came and went for our firm quickly. The onset of Fall represents … Continue reading

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Anxiety, Workaholism and The House of Work by

What, exactly, is “workaholism”? And what’s the difference between it and simply working hard? More importantly, what can someone who is a workaholic do about it? Leaning the differences between hard work and workaholism goes a long way in increasing … Continue reading

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It’s Precarious, Balancing by

The phrase “work-life balance” is such a croc.  Maybe for a few (rare) people, the equation that adds up to harmonious unity between when and how they work and when and how they live is a lovely thing to behold. … Continue reading

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The Leadership Lessons of Muhammad Ali (for a White Kid in the 60’s) by

  In his passing, let us celebrate the life and accomplishments of Muhammad Ali—athlete, humanitarian, activist and provocateur. As a child of the 60’s and 70’s, the example he set cast a big impression on me, especially when it came … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Living to Work by

Do you live to work or work to live? The dichotomy forces us to choose: are we highly motivated about work in itself, or do you view work as a necessary means toward an end? Neither perspective is right or … Continue reading

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Gratitude for Work by

My mother and sister and I have an expression. Sometimes when we are grumpy about having to work on any particularly hard day, we say to each other, “Ah, the sanctity of work. Remember, it is better than the alternative.” This … Continue reading

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Balancing Passion with Timing: Ron Fritz of Tech Soft 3D by

What keeps a leader afloat over time? How does a leader help maintain an engaged employee base, strong partnerships, cohesive teams, happy stakeholders and a thriving organization? We would argue that one key to this type of success is the … Continue reading

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