Take Charge of Your Choices! Join the Conversation. Make Your Work-Life Pledge™
Work-life balance, or said another way, a healthy blend of work priorities and life priorities, doesn’t have to be a lofty goal. But, it’s not a simple or one-size-fits-all prescription.
That’s why we call it work-life mix – it’s something that looks different for each of us and changes as we change. A healthy work-life mix is critical to overall wellbeing, joy, compassion, and engagement in work and life. And, it’s an important factor in preventing burnout.
Achieving a healthy work-life mix requires some effort. But whose effort?
At Build a Better Culture we think it takes the effort of leaders, organizations, and individuals to create a work-life culture where people thrive and their wellbeing is valued.
How? It’s not enough for individuals to want it. It’s not enough for employers to have nice benefits and services. It’s not enough for leaders to espouse the importance of it.
Intentional Daily Choices
Building a work-life culture involves everyone making intentional choices that impact him or herself and others. It involves a daily awareness, a focused intention, and go-get-it-effort just like any other achievement. To truly change workplace culture toward a healthy work-life mix for all, it takes a redesign in our thinking and our approach to work.
Redesign Work and Life
What’s needed is an overhaul of the way Americans work and live. A serious redesign of what it means to work full-time, manage technology so that it serves our work and life, and be an engaged and attentive worker, spouse, parent, friend, and human! That’s where Build a Better Culture can help.
Framework for Individuals and Employers
The Work-Life Pledge™ offers a comprehensive framework to approach work-life mix from both sides – the individual experience and workplace culture.
Does your workplace value work-life mix? Do you?
Do you want to learn about it?
Have you made your Work-Life Pledge™ yet?
“What Carlstrom is doing, social psychologists would say, is restructuring the environment through two powerful modes of change: creating new expectations and new catalysts of behavior that make it easier to choose actions that improve work-life balance.” – Brigid Schulte