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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
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
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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News Article
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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.

The Best Way to Think About Work-Family Balance (Balanced Diet, Not a See-Saw)

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Blog
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The Best Way to Think About Work-Family Balance (Balanced Diet, Not a See-Saw)
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Fathers, Work and Family (http://fathersworkandfamily.com)
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Scott Behson, PhD

The Best Way to Think About Work-Family Balance (Balanced Diet, Not a See-Saw)

Time for work and for family are BOTH very important components of a full, meaningful life. If we don’t reflexively see them as opposing forces, we may come to understand that both can enhance the other in helping to build a balanced life.

http://fathersworkandfamily.com/2014/05/05/the-best-way-to-think-about-work-family-balance-balanced-diet/

4 Tips For Reclaiming Your Time In A 24/7 World

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4 Tips For Reclaiming Your Time In A 24/7 World
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Forbes

How will you take charge of your time?

How to Stop Intrusive After-Hours Email Without Moving to France

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How to Stop Intrusive After-Hours Email Without Moving to France
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WorkOptions.com

Q: I’ve read the recent reports about France banning after-hours emails. I’m jealous because I crave uninterrupted down time in the evenings and weekends, but it seems there’s no stopping the influx of emails at almost any hour.

The Power Of Dignity In The Workplace

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Blog
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The Power Of Dignity In The Workplace
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Harvard Business Review blog network
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Monique Valcour, EDHEC Business School

Dignity at work is essential to individual and organizational thriving. Employees experience dignity at work as self-respect and the respect of others. Leaders can promote dignity by trusting employees, granting autonomy, and recognizing the value of individual contributions; these actions build employees’ sense of ownership of their work and pride in performing it.

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