Yesterday I spent the day hanging out with Ben on his school field trip. He's been asking me all year to sign up as a chaperone and the timing always conflicted with things on the business calendar. Yesterday was no different, however the business event was a networking meeting so it was a little easier to miss. To compensate for the lack of face time with the wonderful ladies in attendance, and the lack of admin time before and after, I got very strategic and intentional throughout the past week. I knew that by doing so, I'd see much success!
Here are some of the things I did:
So often we all strive for balance and when we don't get it, we feel defeated. Balance on a daily basis is an illusion. The key is to try and find balance within a week or month. As you can see from my example above, not every day can be perfectly balanced. We can, though, take time at the start of a week or a month to remember what's most important to us, both at work and home, and build time for each into our plans.
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