“How much of women’s problems are women’s problems because they’re not leaning in – not taking responsibility for their careers?” On the other hand, “how much of the responsibility is up to the employer to create the environment that women need or men need to succeed at work?” Ellen Galinsky comments on the triangle in Big Think:
Nigel Marsh is the author of “Fat, Forty and Fired” and “Overworked and Underlaid.” In this short talk he turns his attention to work-life balance. He says it is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.
If you are a Corporate warrior then this is one for you.
In this talk and his book with the same title, Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and world-renowned innovation guru, examines the daily decisions that define our lives.
He encourages you to consider some of the most important questions you will ever face. The fundamental questions everyone asks themselves at some point in their lives. Here are a few:
- How can I be sure I will find satisfaction in my career?
- How can I be sure that my personal relationships become an enduring source of happiness?
- How can I avoid compromising my integrity—and stay out of jail?
- How will I measure your life?
Looking at the world through the lens of big business, he doesn’t set out an A-Z of what to do, instead with gentle and inspiring wisdom he sets out a profound set of guidelines that encourages all of us to think about what is truly important.
Do make the time and watch this: