Four Ways to Make More Time for Family

by James Sudakow

Quick Takes

  • Make time for the little things
  • Know what’s truly urgent
  • Make sure your colleagues respect your boundaries
  • Set goals to be a better father and co-parent
  • Make intentional decisions around work-life balance and follow through on them

Like most of us, I think a lot about how to balance my duties at work with my responsibilities at home. I happen to be a husband and a dad raising four kids. My professional success shouldn’t come at the expense of my family, nor should being present at home compromise my ability to run a business.

That’s the work-life dilemma many parents face today. I felt it so strongly that I wrote a book about my experiences. But during that process, I ...

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