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Why We Should Go Home on Time by Narayana Murthy

Read this somewhere and really gets the message across.  Life will not stop for you.  If you spend your lifetime too caught up with work, you will fail to enjoy the beauty of life.
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WHY WE SHOULD GO HOME ON TIME... Mr. Narayana Murthy is undoubtedly one of the most famous persons from Karnataka. He is known not just for building the biggest IT Empire in India but also for his simplicity. Almost every important dignitary visits InfoSys campus. He delivered an interesting speech during an employee session with another IT company in India . He is incidentally, one of the top 50 influential people of Asia according to an Asiaweek publication and also the new IT Adviser to the Thailand Prime Minister. Extract of Mr. Narayana Murthy's Speech during Mentor Session: I know people who work 12 hours a day, six days a week, or more. Some people do so because of a work emergency where the long hours are only temporary. Other people I know have put in these hour…

Work-Life Balance

my key takeaway from today's planning session: 
work-life balance is not just a responsibility of the company.the employees themselves should know when to say, "hey, i've had enough for today. i need to rest and spend time with my family. i'll finish this tomorrow". employees who do not have work-life balance are more prone to committing errors and this will only result to more work.
leaders on the other hand, should encourage and also show an example of work-life balance. this will not only guarantee a happy organization, but also an effective one. -- makes sense? buti na lang may work-life balance pa din ako...