Wellbeing

Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life

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Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life
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Total Leadership

You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full—or are you stretched too thin?

Thriving at Work: Gretchen Spreitzer Talks with Stew Friedman

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Thriving at Work: Gretchen Spreitzer Talks with Stew Friedman
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Wharton Work/Life Integration Project

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."

No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work

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No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

New Study Shows that “Homing At Work” Can Improve Work/Life Satisfaction

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New Study Shows that “Homing At Work” Can Improve Work/Life Satisfaction
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WorkFlexibility.org

When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home

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When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home
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NPR

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.

Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own

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Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own
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Bloomberg
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Monique Valcour

What leaders say is far less important than what they do.  That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a 

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.

Welcome to Four Circles!

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Welcome to Four Circles!
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Total Leadership

Four Circles is a simple but powerful exercise that has been used successfully by thousands of people to find greater harmony among the different parts of their lives. It was developed by Stew Friedman, who has taught at the Wharton School since 1984. Four Circles is one of the tools described in his best-selling, award-winning book, Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life.

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