December, 2017

Grow • Engage • Inspire

Topic Spotlight – Balancing Work and Life

Work/life balance. Most everyone seems to want it. Without it, you're stressed, tired, and distracted. You feel "stretched too thin" whether it be at work or at home. Below are a sampling of online courses, books and videos available in the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) that may assist you or those you support.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Taking Stock of Your Work Life Balance This course highlights techniques you can use to analyze your current level of balance between work and life responsibilities. It covers ways to assess your current work/life balance and overcome internal and external obstacles to achieving balance. pd_30_a01_bs_enus 22 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Long Work Hours Long work hours are the norm, with fewer people doing more, but you can do something about it. 113394 3 min
Ask for Help Women aren’t good at asking for help. As a result they don’t have space — for creativity, to increase their impact, to become leaders. Women need to ask for help — from an assistant, a delegate, a peer, or even a person more senior. Women also need to ask for help at home. 80955 3 min
Work Life Satisfaction: Not Work Life Balance Work-life balance doesn’t mean spending the same time on each. Prefer work-life satisfaction, instead. Make decisions based on things that make you happy. Her father was busy working when she was growing up, but later learned the joy of being a grandfather. 73475 3 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
8 Ways to Great: Peak Performance on the Job and in Your Life
Audio Book
This audio edition provides a process that enables you to sort out what is most important to you from among the many activities you could focus on - so you can find balance. Read by the author. 115237 144 min

Webinar Live Event - Save the Date!

Creating Order Out of Chaos--Staying Afloat in a World of Too Much to Do

Date: Wednesday Mar 07 11:00:00 CST 2018 Central Standard Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring David Allen
Skillsoft Ireland Limited

David will explain the five critical steps for getting anything more in control and focused, with specific best practices and tools for each phase. And, he will pass on many techniques that anyone can implement immediately, to gain greater stability, clarity, and, (yes!) time to engage with what really matters.

Leadership in the Digital Era

Date: Wednesday Mar 21 11:00:00 CDT 2018 Central Daylight Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring Charlene Li
Skillsoft Ireland Limited

Charlene Li will examine how organizations manage digital transformations, the leadership required to manage change, and the culture necessary to execute on growth strategies.

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