Category Archives for "Worklife Balance"

Can a Professional Project Manager Avoid Stress?

When reading a recent discussion on Linkedin about stress, I was astounded at the responses. The question asked, and all of the responses were about how to manage it rather than prevent it. This for me is tackling the wrong end of the problem and that as Project Managers, we should be avoiding it in the […]

Work To Live Or Live To Work, Which One Are You?

Are you a Freedom Seeker, and  work to live, a Profit Seeker, living to work, or maybe you’re a Job Seeker, seeking fulfilment, happiness and job satisfaction.”The really big question are you achieving any of those or just kidding yourselves?”Most Business Executives, and that means Business Owners and Manager/Directors that I speak with fall into […]

How to Live a Life of Freedom (work-life balance)

Are you a Business Owner that feels that you are chained to your business and never have the freedom to enjoy life, constantly pursuing work-life balance?Well if so here are 3 tips that every business owner must follow to live the life of Freedom.Freedom Tip #1: ​Hit Your Profit Targets​Why? Because hitting your profit target […]

Make 2017 Your Best Every Year

2017 and the new year is just around the corner and every year round about now I hear so many people expressing in shock “It’s only two weeks to Christmas, I just don’t know where the year has gone”. Well guess what? It happens every year at the same time, Christmas I mean. Every year […]

How successful is your project? (A short quiz)

Are you a Career Project Manager that has suffered the ‘ups and downs’ of Project Success? One minute your project is a roaring success the next minute it’s falling behind and over budget. Well if you said yes, then you’re in the company of thousands of others in the same predicament, and you’re also probably […]

Are you living your dream life (most people aren’t)

Are you living the life, you love, want and deserve, your Dream Life? One of the constant discussions that I have with friends and clients alike is around work-life balance, or as I prefer to call it, life-work balance. In fact, I’d rather call it something different like Life! You see I keep reminding them, […]

Work Life Balance Myths: Myth #3 – Your can’t change your futrure

In the first article in the series, we introduced the idea that work life balance is seen as something of a “holy Grail”  and that working longer and longer hours just to keep your head above the water, is keeping everyone happy except yourself.In the second article, we explored how most people believe that they […]

Work Life Balance Myths: Myth #2 – Your family will be happy while you put your business first

11 1 In the first article in the series, we introduced the idea that work life balance is seen as something of a “holy Grail”  and that working longer and longer hours just to keep your head above the water, is keeping everyone happy except yourself.Work Life Balance Myth #2: Your family will be happy whilst you put […]

Work Life Balance Myths: Myth #1 – You can’t run a business and have a social life.

Are you one of those managers who is constantly being told about work life balance? You know, where you’re expected to juggle long work hours, ever increasing targets and family life, keeping everyone happy in the process including yourself?11 You are, well have you also noticed how everyone talks about work life balance as though it’s the […]