Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die, even the undertaker will be sorry.
Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
—John Randolph, member ofCongress 1799 to 1827
As women entered the workforce in greater numbers, work/life balance became a popular term. It was meant to convey the relationship between work and the rest of an employee’s life. Today, with the advent of cell phones, PDAs, mobile computing, and globalization, the term no longer applies. Work/life balance implies that both work and the rest of your life are equal—equal in time and equal in importance. Since the lines between work and home have been blurred substantially, you can ...