Work Life Balance? Try creating a Balance Matrix

Do you think Work Life Balance is even possible?  And why do only women have this conversation?  

Lauren Bacon has an idea - Balance Matrix.

The first axis has to do with whose priorities you’re attending to: your own, or other people’s. Let’s call this the impetus axis, since it’s about where the stimulus for the activity comes from. The second concerns whether the activities you’re engaged in energize or deplete you. I’ll call this the energy axis.

If you plot the activities that fill your day along these two axes, I think you’ll discover where your balance is out of whack.

Read more:  http://qz.com/173703/your-work-life-balance-hangs-in-these-four-quadrants/
 

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Anjana Nagarajan

Do you think Work Life Balance is even possible?  And why do only women have this conversation?  

Lauren Bacon has an idea - Balance Matrix.

The first axis has to do with whose priorities you’re attending to: your own, or other people’s. Let’s call this the impetus axis, since it’s about where the stimulus for the activity comes from. The second concerns whether the activities you’re engaged in energize or deplete you. I’ll call this the energy axis.

If you plot the activities that fill your day along these two axes, I think you’ll discover where your balance is out of whack.

Read more:  http://qz.com/173703/your-work-life-balance-hangs-in-these-four-quadrants/
 

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srh
2 years ago

Love this! 

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