One big concern for many of my clients is how to balance, or integrate, their personal and work lives, whether they’re running a business, creating a business or working in a demanding job.
What continually intrigues me are the stories we tell around this particular topic. At its heart, this is about actively designing your life and work. Or not.
Small business owners and solopreneurs tell me they need to hustle all the time just to keep things moving. Busy professionals in demanding jobs tell me they must work 60+ hour weeks to make a dent and meet workplace expectations.
And too many people tell me that taking care of what they know they need is a luxury.
There are many assumptions we’re making that might lead us to those conclusions. But they’re not the only choices we have.