The Integrated Life

Posts from David DeWolf that propose an alternative to work-life balance.

5 Ways I Stay Close to Family While Traveling
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It’s the season of travel and chaos in my life. Of the next five weeks, I’m gone from home for four of them. Here’s the list of techniques I use to get the most out of this time and stay close to my family.

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3 Quotes on Work from Saints
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With All Saints Day around the corner, here’s a look at three quotes from the saints on work.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Progress (continued)
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Unfortunately, progress has gotten a bad name. The word has been hijacked and many use it to mean a political agenda that encourages leaving moral absolutes and classical values behind.…

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Don’t Be Afraid of Progress
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Who would have thought that the homeschool dad was the “progressive”? Last week, Teresa and I received a letter from the junior high school that our daughter is about to…

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The divisiveness has to stop
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America has reached a level of divisiveness that is simply unhealthy. Politicians, the media, and everyday citizens of both political affiliations are to blame. We have forgotten what it means…

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Working from Home Isn’t the Issue
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A couple of months ago Marissa Mayer asked all Yahoo employees to give up the privilege of working from home and make the trip into the office. A vigorous debate ensued and individuals…

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The world’s first entrepreneur
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Think about it. The first creature to strike out on his own – to decide that working for someone else wasn’t an option – was the devil. He decided that…

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Growing up is for dad
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I’ve always said that the first nine months of life are for mothers. As a dad, it’s hard to get excited about watching an infant sleep, changing diapers, and cuddling.…

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Back to Rome
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I returned from another trip to Rome this past week, participating in the second annual symposium for the Foundation for Evangelization through the Media. It was great to see many…

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Don’t make it bigger than it needs to be
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Too few people have strong work ethics these days. Those that do understand their responsibilities, work hard to fulfill them, and go the extra mile when necessary. I have a…

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