"If you have dead wood in your organisation it is because you either hired dead wood in the first place, or you hired live wood; then killed it.”
W. Edwards Deming
.....if you ranked the most influential people in your business life how many of you would put your nearest and dearest within the top ten, the top 20, or even the top 100? I won't embarrass you by asking you for your answer.
It's strange, isn't it, but we manage to possess incredible short sightedness when we view our business lives despite the fact that the so-called work-life balance has all but disappeared. The truth is:
"In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king" Desiderius Erasmus
Rather than accepting this supposedly inevitable outcome, perhaps you might consider Erasmus' words and move in synch with this emerging world but without ostracising those you love.
Why not try to learn to:
Chris Lorimer is an
experienced management consultant who has helped many owners, Directors and staff to achieve more.