Balance is BS : how to ditch expectations, uphold your values and embrace a work-life balance / by Tamara Loehr
By: Loehr, Tamara.Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2019Description: xii, 226 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781119550402.Subject(s): Professional women | Work life balance | Personal developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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BALANCE IS BULLSHIT: Rising without compromising -- The myths that keep us down -- Balance is bullshit: blend instead. A WORKBOOK FOR RISING WOMEN: "Moving up" versus rising: how to use this book to lift up every area of your life -- V squared: how to know your values and know your value -- Vision boards are bullshit: how to set effective goals -- It's all about the journey: how and why to write your bucket list. SELF: Filling up your soul: how to stay stable and ride the roller coaster -- Breaking out of your bubble: how to keep growing into the person you want to be. WORK: Choose your own adventure: how to make career moves that match your values -- Work-life blend: how to ditch balance and get people on board with blending -- When breadwinning doesn't feel like "winning": how to cope with pressure and keep your financial promises. PERSONAL: "Thanks for asking": how to name expectations, make agreements, and carry your own bags -- "Mommy, don't go!": how to get over guilt and be the parent you want to be -- The business of a family: how to build culture and be a leader at home -- Territory versus tribe: how to foster friendships that bring out your best -- Why blending matters: how to get laser focus to create your legacy. KEEP BLENDING FOR LIFE: Things to do because I want to: build your own blended life. Conclusion: what's next?
Provides women who pursue the mythical 'work-life' balance with advice to cope and deal with their excessive work and home expectations. Offers practical exercises to identify values and focus on what matters. Reveals how to adjust expectations of yourself and others and presents techniques to combine work, social, family lives, stop feeling guilty, and embrace the best parts of life.