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dayone - Life is Seven Days a Week - Issue #10

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dayone - Life is Seven Days a Week - Issue #10
By Marc Kermisch • Issue #10 • View online
2020 keeps on kicking us all! However, in this work from home world, many of us have learned how to be productive using video conferences, phone calls, and messaging apps. All while trying to find a quiet corner in homes where our kids can’t find us, the dogs won’t barge in, and the lighting is good. More than ever our lives have blended between work and home. Maybe that is not such a bad thing!

Life is Seven Days a Week
I distinctly remember sitting on a panel of IT executives, and someone asked, “How do you balance work and life?”. My answer was simple; you don’t. There is no work-life and personal life; there is just life. Sometimes the scale tips more one way than the other. Don’t get me wrong, I am as ambitious as anyone and have struggled mightily at this thing called life. I have worked late, procrastinated on a project to the last minute, missed a deadline, missed family dinner, or ran into my daughter’s activity at the last minute. Over the years, however, I have integrated my work and personal lives with the technology available to us. Ultimately reducing stress and increasing my engagement. [Read the Rest of the Article]
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