The term work/life balance often presumes that the slash is a separator, not a connector — that the term describes two separate parts of us that we need to balance, that our life strategy is separate from our career strategy. That for one we might consult a career counselor, and for the other a life coach. My approach in both teaching and coaching is to help people think about their career as just one piece of their whole life. To devise a life strategy and then create a career strategy that fits your whole life goals.
“In my field I’m an expert. When I interview I make sure to let the interviewer know how much information I have about the job. Often, I know more than the interviewer. I don’t get a call back. I think they believe that I am trying to get their job. What do I do?”
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