The Coronavirus has given many us an opportunity to pause and think about life, our purpose, and even the right work life balance. What’s your perspective and has it changed over time?

Olga Martinez Hickman, PhD | Executive Director-Bachman Lake Together

The last time I wrote about work-life balance, was about 10 years ago. I was a young mother, pursuing my Ph.D., and managing work, school, and home. That journey led me to my current role, as an Executive Director. I’ve learned, now more than ever, is that achieving a work-life balance is a journey. a pervasive challenge that intensifies with every step you climb in your career ladder. Read more>>

Schuyler Stapleton | Coffee Enthusiast & Creative

In a society that has very little to begin with, taking leadership in the service industry can often mean a poor work-life balance. It has been a challenge to learn what works for me. In the environments I grew up and worked in, no one talked about balance, burnout or self care. I have been working in kitchens since I was 15. My first job required a work permit and I was still paid six dollars an hour under the table, with no overtime. I often worked over time while finishing high school. My first salaried promotion was a masked pay cut. Read more>>