Issue 159 - 04 | Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It

By Jennifer Moss
Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m.
“I believe that work/life balance is killing us.

Why?

Because it makes us believe that work is hard and horrible—that life is fun and work is tolerated. Too many of us cling to the weekend after just ‘getting by’ every other day of the week. Life shouldn’t begin on Friday and end on Sunday.”

About Jennifer Moss | Jennifer Moss, author of Unlocking Happiness at Work, is co-founder of Plasticity Labs, a technology startup that produces software to measure organizational culture, inform leaders of their current and ongoing social/emotional state, and improve employee happiness at work. Moss is a Harvard Business Review and Huffington Post contributor and delivers talks across the world on the subject of happiness and gratitude at work (recent appearances include SXSW, TEDXWomen and the Chatelaine’s W100). She was a Finalist in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business (part of the American Business Awards).

http://unlocking-happiness.com/

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