According to many close to me, I’ve always worked too much.
Gotta tell ya though, I love what I do. In fact, I’m writing this on a Sunday.
I spent all day Saturday working.
In fairness, I took Sun-Thur “off” but even then, I had some consulting calls to mix in while I was “out.”
This morning, I got a great email from Brian Kurtz. He was writing about his mentor and former employer, the late, great Marty Edelston.
One of the topics covered: Work:Life balance. And, probably because it fits me to a “T,” I love Marty’s take.
Here’s what the founder of Boardroom Reports believed about Work:Life balance; it was even printed on the back of his business card:
“The Master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence in whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he is always doing both.”
-Zen Buddhist Text
That explains me.
I hope you love what you do and get to keep doing it.