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Kick Some Glass:10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms by Portia Mount, Jennifer W. Martineau

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CHAPTER8

Redefine Work-Life Balance

Maybe some people will say you can’t have itall. I would challenge that statement and sayyou can have it all, but you’ve got to know whatall means. And all will change over time.

—Sue Cole, former regional CEO for theMid-Atlantic Region of United States Trust Company

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • The upsides of having balance in your life and the downsides of lacking it
  • Your preferences for the way you bring work and life together
  • Some strategies for creating harmony for yourself

Who hasn’t heard some version of “You need to have better balance in your life!” And we all know the response: “OK, I’ll figure out how to do that when I have the time.” Like many working people, the demands on your time ...

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