By Dr. Francis Eberle
I recently had a conversation with a client about email as it relates to work-life balance because her company had formed a committee to work on it. We explored whether her own email habits were impacting her life, and I asked her the following questions to help her gauge her email use:
- Does your daily routine include checking email when you wake up?
- How many times do you check your email during the day?
- Do you have email pop-up notifications on your phone and computer?
- Do you check your email right before you go to bed?
If the answer to these questions makes you feel a bit uneasy about your work intruding into your personal life, you are not alone. Email has become the go-to communication tool for work. Its accessibility on smart phones allows us 24/7 participation and connection.Read More