Wherein the Western Devs try to balance work and not work
Recorded on Friday, September 4, 2015
- Why are we still talking about work/life balance in 2015?
- Your balance != someone else's balance
- The four pillars of balance: family, self, work, community
- Recognizing when lines blur between pillars
- Commitment and obligation
- The digital sabbath: disconnecting
- Stories of burnout
- Maintaining balance while working from home
- "I'm not available right now"
- Isolation and location of your office
- "Going" to work when you don't need to go to work
- Disengaging at the end of the day
- Technology that helps work/life balance
- What do you do in your downtime?
- Know when to make adjustments