Browsing All posts tagged under »work-life balance«

An uncomfortable question

November 23, 2010


I left Denmark in my early 20’s because it felt like a place that was too ‘constraining’. Our culture, to this day, is strongly influenced by ‘Janteloven’ / ‘The Jante Law‘ This set of rules, first codified by the Danish–Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose in his novel A fugitive crosses his tracks, “is a pattern of group behaviour towards individuals […]

Achieving Work-Life Balance

January 12, 2010


Most of us struggle to get the so called work-life balance right. The reason is that there is no such thing as a work-life balance. Your boss, your wife and your kids all want 100% of your time. Here are some rules that might help you achieve happiness nonetheless: Agree hours – at home and […]