Best 9 Quotes & Tweets on Work-life balance

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Balance is timing, not intensity. It is not doing multiple tasks at 80%, but developing the skill of turning it on and turning it off. Sleep fully, then work intensely. Focus deeply, then relax completely. Give each phase your full attention. Balance is "when to" not "how to."

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

The tension of life: Thinking only of today degrades the experience of tomorrow. Delay gratification. Thinking only of tomorrow degrades the experience of today. Don’t wait to begin living. Invest in your tomorrows and savor your todays. A delicate balance.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

No matter how much you love your work, if you can't control when you work and how you work, you will eventually resent it

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

4

Work-life balance doesn’t apply to creatives. Creative work is an irresistible magnet that makes life worth living. It’s an all-consuming obsession. Without it, your heart dies.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

5

A barbell strategy for starting an indie business: 1. Find a low-stress job that pays the bills and leaves you with some spare time & energy. 2. Use your spare time & energy to do whatever you want, without being beholden to anyone, and without risking anything consequential.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

6

Every business is a lifestyle business. Some just have no life outside of business because they work 80 hours a week. That’s a lifestyle too.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

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Don't get me wrong... work-life balance is important. But working really, really hard is the only way to accomplish something hard. It's 10:20pm on a Thursday night, and I'm writing essays and replying to emails. Get after it. Take what's yours.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

8

Goofing off at work is how you retain your sanity when work is intent of robbing you of it.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

9

People often ask me about how I keep myself accountable and work on stuff without anyone pushing me to do so. My answer is that I don’t bother with accountability. In fact, I’ve been deliberately organizing my life to remove as much accountability from it as I can.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo