The Free to Be movement has had a profound impact on the workforce. Free to Be kids have broken stereotypes, pursued new career paths, and have raised our children in an environment that is far more diverse and tolerant than in the past.
External motivators are great – who doesn’t love a paycheck, or to provide for family, of course – but what internal fire keeps you in your Human Resources career?
People are used to freedom and family during the summertime, bracketed by beaches, long days and picnics. That’s what our memories tell us, what photo albums tell us, and what advertising tells us. But it’s not real.
On September 5, 1882 the first Labor Day parade was held in New York City. Twenty thousand workers marched in a parade up Broadway. I find it interesting that even over 100 years ago, people were fighting for balanced lives.
As both an advocate and recovering addict of the social media space, I know all too well how much time can be spent and the cost it can carry. Embrace time off. Spend some with the ones you love.
I want more of the success, confidence, or work arrangements of others because it reflects possibility and is of value to me and not because of a misguided young adult matter of justice.