Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: I could be doing more. Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world.

Here are some snippets of profound quotes from a few top business execs to help you get your own Work-Life Balance on… (full story and quotes here)

#1 Understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it it will bounce back.  but the other four balls  – family, health, friends, and spirit are made of glass. They will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged, or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life.” – Brian Dyson, Former COO of Coca-Cola

#2 “You don’t have to make yourself miserable to be successful.

#3 “You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.”

#4 You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

#5 “Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.”

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Excerpt courtesy of‘s contributing writer Heike Young