Performers Push Audiences to Unplug

Drop The Phone – Catch The Show! In several recent posts, I’ve encouraged you to “unplug” from the office, in order to help restore some balance between your working and personal lives.  While I still think that’s an important step, a recent article reminded me...

Fear Unplugging? This Who’s Who Might Help

Look Who’s Taking A Digital Day Off Reading my recent series on “unplugging” may have made you think something like this; sure, it sounds reasonable to me, but that doesn’t help me much if my boss doesn’t see it the same way. Just because there’s plenty of...

How to Overcome Separation (From Work) Anxiety and Unplug!

When Was The Last Time YOU Unplugged? In a recent post, I talked about why it is so important to “unplug” from work; to not be available at all hours of the day and night. Evidence shows that it is necessary to cut those ties to the office, at least for a while, in...

Can You Improve Your Creativity and Success with Quiet Time?

Quiet Your Mind and Your Environment for Success We all deal with constant “noise” in today’s world. Physical sounds are certainly part of it. A guy roars down your street on his unmuffled motorcycle, the constant backdrop of blaring televisions at every restaurant...

When Working From Home Isn’t Working

An Old Phrase Takes On A New Meaning “Working from home” used to have a very positive image. Often, it referred to a job that didn’t require the employee to come to the office each day. Sales representatives, electronic technology experts and even some executives were...

Does Where You Live Affect Your Work-Life Balance? #MindfulTech

Some Cities Make Balancing Work and Personal Life More Difficult Than Others I’ve discussed work-life balance fairly often here, and how a thoughtful approach to using new technology can help achieve that balance. We’ve observed that, on the one hand, technology has...