Workplace expert and author, Cali Williams Yost, explains why giving employees the skills and tools to flexibly manage their work+life fit, smarter and better, can lead to higher levels of performance and well-being, on and off the job.
"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."
Moms who worked full time reported significantly better physical and mental health than moms who worked part time, research involving more than 2,500 mothers found. And mothers who worked part time reported better health than moms who didn't work at all.