How's the whole work life balance thing going? Are the scales more heavily weighted towards work rather than life? Unfortunately, that's not sustainable over the long term and can lead to burnout. There's plenty of information out there about practical steps to achieve work life balance like: • Delegate more. • Say "no" more. • … Continue reading Work Life Balance Tip: Listen to What You Need
In a world saturated with motivational Instagram quotes, it might seem like an extreme life philosophy is best: "Don't be afraid to put yourself first!" "Give until it hurts!" "Make yourself a priority!" "The secret of life is giving!" But an article published eight years ago about the top five regrets of the dying suggests … Continue reading Balancing being selfish and selfless as a Big Visionary.
After posting 20 Ways to Be a Generous Blogger last week, I realized that I haven't done #13, "practices link love weekly" in a long time, so below are links to 12 blog posts and articles that caught my attention this week. I've organized them into four buckets: Reflections about Work Life Balance and Our … Continue reading 12 Saturday Shares: Work Life Balance, Our Lives Online, Practical Skills, Publishing and Communications in a Busy World
Is it wise for myself, and for humanity, to spend so much time online? I know that many of my clients struggle with this question. Whether they are nonprofit communicators overwhelmed by the staggering amount of content they are expected to create and interact with to get the word out about their cause (e.g. … Continue reading How to Create a Calm, Truly Connected, Content Calendar