Overwork

Is Going on Vacation Becoming Too Much Work?

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Is Going on Vacation Becoming Too Much Work?
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NBS News

Work-Life Balance and the New Night Shift

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Work-Life Balance and the New Night Shift
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BloombergBusinessweek

"With the growing irresistibility of the smartphone and the ubiquity of cloud collaboration, evening work for many professionals has become standard. We come home from the office, change into more comfortable clothes, put the kids to bed, and maybe open a bottle of wine. And then we grab our laptops and log back in."

Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation

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Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation
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Washington Post

If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well

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If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"When we accept this new and permanent ambient workload — checking business news in bed or responding to coworkers’ emails during breakfast — we may believe that we are dedicated, tireless workers. But, actually, we’re mostly just getting the small, easy things done. Being busy does not equate to being effective."

When It Comes to Work-Life Balance, Employees Might Follow the Leader

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When It Comes to Work-Life Balance, Employees Might Follow the Leader
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Boston Globe

"All of which is to say that employees respond well to company policies that value the tough-to-achieve but desirable ideal of work-life balance—especially if their bosses buy in, too."

The Right Way to Unplug When You’re on Vacation

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The Right Way to Unplug When You’re on Vacation
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

10 Commitments Of People Achieving Successful Work-Life Integration

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10 Commitments Of People Achieving Successful Work-Life Integration
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Forbes

And one final agreement they make to themselves: They say, “I can have what I want, both through work and outside of work, because I’m smart, open, and realistic about my goals.  I know what I need now, and what I want later, and I don’t have to compromise, settle, or diminish who I am to build the life I want.”

Working Parents Need to Lean In… To Their Lives

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Working Parents Need to Lean In… To Their Lives
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WorkFlexibility.org

A Corporate Athlete Approach to Work-Life Balance- HBR

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A Corporate Athlete Approach to Work-Life Balance- HBR
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Harvrad Business Review Online
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Scott Behson, PhD.

Work-Life Balance Through Interval Training

"In work and family, we need to rethink the notion that non-performance time is wasted time. Instead, we need to see that recovery is a key component of sustained high performance."

http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/work-life-balance-through-interval-training/

The Myth That Americans Are Busier Than Ever

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The Myth That Americans Are Busier Than Ever
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The Atlantic

"How did we get so busy?" the New Yorker asks. Let's define busy. And, while we're at it, let's define we, too.

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