5 Ways I Stay Close to Family While Traveling

I’m in the middle of a stretch of five weeks where I am only home for one week out of the five I’m traveling.

Typically, I try to limit my travel to every other week, being gone one or two nights in those weeks. Unfortunately, this time around, I not only have travel every week, but I also have significantly longer travel than I usually plan.

In order to stay engaged and not be a totally absent husband and father, I have some techniques to remain close and really try to make up for lost...

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Integration vs. Work Life Balance

Why Fight for Work-Life Balance? Integration Means Enjoying Both

Jack Welch, renowned former CEO of General Electric, famously stated that,“there is no such thing as work-life balance.” Instead, he explained, “There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.”

Welch was slammed for pointing this out. Critics accused him of being crass and detached, but I, in many ways, agree with his insight. He might have glossed over the fact that consequences work both ways in regards to your work and your family, but the good news is...

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