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?

Melanie Druery Allen | CEO of Hype Marketing House

Balancing the demands of business and family life can be quite a challenge. As a CEO, it’s easy for business matters to take up a lot of mental space. However, I’m not just a CEO; I’m also a wife and the mother of six wonderful kids. Achieving harmony between these roles is required for me to excel in my leadership. Finding a perfect balance is elusive because some days, the business may demand more of my attention, while other days, my husband and children require more from me. Instead of seeking balance, I focus on harmonizing these aspects of my life. This approach has truly transformed my ability to manage it all effectively. Read more>>

Dr. Taylor Strange | Board Certified Ophthalmologist | CEO

My work-life balance has evolved significantly for me over the years, and it’s a topic that holds great importance in my life. As an eye surgeon with four children and a loving wife, I’ve come to realize that achieving a healthy work-life balance is not only crucial for my own well-being and the success of my practices but also for the happiness and harmony of my family. After medical school, I was deeply committed to building my private practice and establishing my reputation in the field of eye surgery. This meant long hours and a significant dedication to my profession. I’ve made deliberate efforts to create more space for my family. Read more>>

Kella Price | Fitness, Nutrition and Life Coach

1. Focus on Career Achievement Before Marriage:
In the early stages of my career and before I got married, my primary focus was on building my professional life. I invested a lot of time and effort in my education and work experience to establish a solid foundation in my field. During this period, my work-life balance was skewed more towards my career development, as I had the flexibility and energy to commit to it fully. 2. Balancing Career and My Spouse’s Military Service: When my spouse was serving in the military, it was a challenging time in terms of work-life balance. I had to be flexible and understanding of the demands that came with military service. Balancing my career with the uncertainties and long deployments of military life was a unique and important challenge during this phase. Read more>>