Work-life balance is important. If ‘work’ takes over, you end up stressed and ineffective. If ‘life’ rakes over, you fail to achieve,
So, how do we achieve ‘balance’?
Well, here’s a simple tip.
When you create your ToDo list and prioritise tasks, make sure you create entries for both sides – the work and the life – and treat them with equal seriousness. Assess importance and urgency of both – and think carefully about success criteria. If you don’t achieve the ‘life’ goals, consider yourself to have failed.
In effect, you are creating a work-life balanced scorecard. And, as you improve your balance, you will find your work achievements rise.