It really comes down to managing three segments in your life: time, space and mindset. David Lavenda Published 2:55 pm CST, Friday, February 8, 2019 Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Your Work Life 1 / 18 Back to Gallery It really comes down to managing three segments in your life: time, space and mindset.Copyright 2019 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reservedThis article originally appeared on entrepreneur.com … [Read more...] about 10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Your Work Life
NEW YORK — Joanna Geary started off as a journalist in the U.K. and now lives in New York, where she is currently Twitter's director of curation. In that role, she's in charge of showing users everything from the day's biggest news events to quirky trends. Geary, 38, spoke with The Associated Press recently about managing people in different time zones and managing a work-life balance. Questions and answers have been edited for brevity and clarity. Q: What does your day-to-day work look like? A: I have direct reports in London, in Toronto, in New York, in San Francisco, in Tokyo and in Sydney (and indirect reports) in Mexico and Brazil. When you're working away from people, it's really important to have structured time to see people. So that means that my days get quite elongated. Q: What have you learned about problem-solving over the years? A: The greater the diversity of skills, background and personalities in the room, the more likely it is you'll come up with the best … [Read more...] about Pass It On: Work-life advice from Twitter curation director
Last year, I felt that my whole life revolved around work. In 2019, that is all going to change. Nicole Snow Published 9:30 am CST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Nicole Snow and her daughter Nicole Snow and her daughter Photo: Erica Stoeckeler Photo: Erica Stoeckeler Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Nicole Snow and her daughter Nicole Snow and her daughter Photo: Erica Stoeckeler I'm a Woman Entrepreneur Who Created a Better Work-Life Balance. How You Can Do That, Too. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In 2018 -- just last year! -- I felt that my whole life revolved around work. I didn’t feel that I had any control over my time; my business set my entire agenda, even on weekends. … [Read more...] about I’m a Woman Entrepreneur Who Created a Better Work-Life Balance. How You Can Do That, Too.
Anyone who works is apt to struggle in one regard or another. For some, it’s a matter of dealing with a bad boss or obnoxious coworkers. For others, it’s perpetual deadlines. But the single greatest challenge workers faced last year was none other than finding a better work-life balance, according to LinkedIn. If you’ve had a hard time juggling a job along with a personal life, you’re clearly in good company. Here are five steps you can take to improve your work-life balance this year. 1. Set priorities As mere humans, we can’t do it all–either at work or in life. As the new year kicks into gear, pledge to do a better job of setting priorities for yourself so that you’re spending your time meaningfully and don’t end up feeling bad about the things you ultimately have to say no to. For example, if you’re interested in three new projects at work that will eat up much of your time, choose the one that’s most likely to help your … [Read more...] about Adopt these habits to achieve work-life balance this year
Zoë Bernard, provided by Published 12:09 pm CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Michael Seto/Business Insider Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he believes the term "work-life balance" is a "debilitating phrase." Bezos revealed that one of the top pieces of advice he offers new Amazon employees is that they shouldn't view the two as a strict trade-off. Instead, Bezos thinks of his personal and professional pursuits as a "circle" rather than a balancing act. At an April 2018 awards event hosted by Axel Springer and Business Insider US editor in chief Alyson Shontell, Bezos revealed the counterintuitive advice he offers new Amazon employees. Bezos believes that his new hires should stop attempting to achieve "balance" within their professional and personal lives, since that implies a strict trade-off between the two. Instead, Bezos envisions a more holistic relationship between work and life outside the office. Historically, the world's richest man has a nontraditional … [Read more...] about Jeff Bezos’ advice to Amazon employees is to stop aiming for work-life ‘balance’ — here’s what you should strive for instead