The language and narrative around work life balance seems a little jaded - are we fatigued with it as a concept? I really like this perspective from Andy Kinsella who is now leading one of our more innovative enterprises which also happens to have a great underlying purpose :)
“Many people arrive at senior positions in their 40s, and have another 20 to 25 years in the workplace in front of them,” says Kinsella. “One of the most important things they can learn is to give themselves permission to switch off.” “There was a time when I was wired to my e-mails and would go into work early on a Saturday morning to work until lunchtime, and then sit down in my office at home at 8pm on a Sunday evening. But I stopped doing that maybe 13 or 14 years ago – before joining Mainstream.” A 16-acre lakeside holding where his mother grew up in Co Leitrim is where you’ll most likely find Kinsella at weekends, training on the local roads for Gaelforce adventure races.