Maintaining a good work-life balance

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Maintaining a good work-life balance is one of the most important things in life. We all need to learn that we should work to live, not live to work. Is maintaining that balance really that hard? Quite possibly not. We just need to start planning everything a bit earlier.

Learn the key phrases!

the thorny issue/problem
to neglect one’s family
to turn one’s life around
it’s in somebody’s DNA
to design one’s life
to transform
to get a grip
the intellectual side of life
to sort something out

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Let’s check the main ideas!

  1. What is the main issue about career choices that he points out at the beginning?

He points out that certain careers are fundamentally incompatible with family life.

  1. What is his opinion about commercial companies?

They are designed to get as much out of you as they can get away with.

  1. How can we change the quality of our lives?

We can change it with small investments in the right areas.

I think that…

Share your thoughts!

  1. Do you consider Nigel Marsh’s ideas effective?
  2. Would you like to put them into practice?
  3. What would your ideal day look like?

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How do you choose to spend your free time?

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People who matter the most

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I agree about the commercial companies

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