1. Money

Work / Life Balance Issues

Balancing life and work is a major issue for many managers. Listed below are articles and web sites that help you address this issue, as well as consultants and coaches specializing in life/work balance.
  1. Business Humor (17)

Should Your Employees Work From Home?
You may want to let some employees work from home and keep others in the office. Learn how company culture, the job requirements, and the employee's character factor into your decision.

Glass Balls And Rubber Balls
Advancing your career while keeping your health and family life takes balance plus knowing the difference between glass balls and rubber balls

2009 Best Companies to Work For
Many organizations publish "best companies" lists. This article links to many of the "best companies to work for" lists

2008 Best Companies to Work For
Many organizations publish "best companies" lists. This article links to many of the "best companies to work for" lists

Naughty And Nice Employees
At times like the holidays we see employees under stress. These are the times that managers identify who the stars are. We make naughty and nice lists of our employees. The article Naughty And Nice Employees - Which Are You lists the characteristics of naughty and nice employees in seven categories. What did we miss? What puts an employee on...

Package Tracking
Track your shipments on any of the five major carriers Airborne, DHL, FedEx, UPS, or USPS for this one page.

Employee Benefits as a Management Tool
This article looks at how to keep your best employees and how to keep them happy. Benefits and work/life balance are powerful retention tools.

Best Companies to Work For
Many organizations publish "best companies" lists. This article links to many of the "best companies to work for" lists

The Alliance of Work/Life Professionals
The Alliance of Work/Life Professionals is the professional organization for those working in the field of life balance, whether academics or practitioners. The Alliance also offers a certification program for members, and periodic professional development opportunities.Qu

Higher Awareness
Higher Awareness is a coaching firm that offers online courses, newsletters and other resources for improving personal awareness and effecting change in a participants personal life.

Life Balance Software
LifeBalance is a software product that is used on the Palm Pilot to do more tha scheduling; it focuses on goal setting, life planning and balancing between career and personal lives.

Values Parenting
This firm is owned by Richard and Linda Eyre, the authors of several books on teaching children responsibility and values. The Eyre's website provides information on their innovative programs for families, helping busy professionals better integrate their family life and parenting skills into their overall priorities.

Wellpower
Wellpower is a company located in the southwest United States that works with individuals and companies on life balance issues. They provide corporate services and individualized coaching, training and retreats.

Worklife Balance
This firm offers training programs for organizations on balancing work and life for employees. They offer a five step approach to better managing life balance and their training includes followup mechanisms to reinforce learnings over the long haul.

Naughty And Nice Employees - Which Are You
This time of year everyone has a naughty and nice list. Here is what puts employees on to the naughty list or the nice list. The boss will remember next year too.

How to Help Your Manager Get Promoted
You won't get that promotion if your boss can't be promoted - here's how to help your manager be more successful.

20 Characteristics of Successful Senior Executives
Read about the common characteristics that separate successful executives from the rest.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.