"We are actively and successfully implementing the procedures you gave us for managing our time and workloads." — Catherine A. Merschel, Executive Director, Eden Housing, Inc.


Defending Your Life: Balancing Work and Home


Objectives: To develop a conscious and strategic approach to balancing home and work life. Participants will be able to:

  • Write a personal mission statement to clarify vision
  • Identify common problem areas and regain perspective
  • Identify specific issues that contribute to feeling out of balance
  • Select five simple ideas to reduce complexity in daily living
  • Develop an action plan for a specific goal area

Description: Whether in a "downsized" organization or a fast-growing startup, employees are asked to do more and more. At the same time, the demands placed on us by family and friends seem to be increasing. We have more options and opportunities, and the sheer volume of information that passes our desks is almost overwhelming. How to put it all in perspective? How can we do more, maintain high-quality output, and have time remaining for relaxation and fun? "Defending Your Life" will explore ways of balancing our business and personal lives, manage the stress of todayĆ­s demanding pace and reach our long-term goals. This program will discuss how to:

  • Reduce Complexity in Daily Living
  • Create Realistic Goals for All Areas of Your Life
  • Meet the Needs of Others and Negotiate
  • Plan a Balance and Simplification Program
  • Reduce Stress and Tension Using 4 Surefire Techniques
  • Say "No" with Tact and Skill
  • Use Simple Simplification Ideas
  • Create a "Balanced Life" Vision

Design: Emphasis will be place on exercises, action planning and examples of practical techniques that can be used immediately. Class format is interactive using small group interaction for problem solving.

© 2011 Smart Ways To Work | Odette Pollar | 1700 Brodway, 6th Floor Oakland, CA 94612
1-800-599-8463 | odette@smartwaystowork.com

©2011 Smart Ways To Work | Odette Pollar | 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 215 Oakland CA 94612
1-800-599-8463 | odette@smartwaystowork.com