A public servant offers reflections on 41-plus years of life in the federal workforce (and beyond).
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When you’re passionate about your work, it’s difficult not to make it your life. Here are GovLoop’s top five resources for a sustainable work-life.
A positive work-life balance is necessary to be at your best. It is also a key driver for organizations retaining top talent. You can have a successful career and private life at the same time. Don’t allow work-life imbalance to be your accepted norm.
If your workplace is like mine, you are constantly being barraged with priority changes, usually accompanied by sudden deadlines to meet an impossible set of criteria.
Over the course of my career, I’ve had varying degrees of success achieving my ideal work-life balance. Based on my experiences and the advice of women I admire, I believe I’ve come up with the five essential steps to achieve my most satisfying work-life balance.
Busyness can be a train that keeps barreling down the tracks, if you let it. But, implementing some changes in perspective can give your life a healthy balance, and keep your “engine” running efficiently.
Creating and maintaining a career development plan is vital to moving your career forward.
Although taking a vacation can be challenging for the “work martyrs” among us, it should be a priority.
A good match between your platform and your organization’s style won’t eliminate office politifcs. But you’ll enter those encounters from a position of clarity and strength that will guide you to more satisfying outcomes.
You don’t have to take two weeks off for a deep meditation retreat to start practicing and reaping the benefits of mindfulness in your own workplace.