Balancing these two objectives is like trying to walk a tightrope!
It’s hard enough just to stand upright without swaying clumsily from one extreme to another. One moment working long hours, and the next turning down opportunities to protect your personal life. One moment caught up in office politics, and the next disengaging entirely. One moment asserting authority over colleagues, and the next longing to feel more connected. It can seem impossible to keep your balance. And yet, with courage, patience, and a willingness to experiment you can learn how to steady your muscles, focus your instincts, and walk confidently across the rope.