Forget work-life balance – let’s talk about fun and purpose.

Forget work-life balance – let’s talk about fun and purpose.

I had the huge pleasure earlier this week of being interviewed by Lizzie O’Leary from Marketplace Weekend about my take on work-life balance. (Hint: it involves ditching the “work vs life” dichotomy.) 

The best interviewers both put you at ease and ask provocative questions; Lizzie does both extremely well. I immediately felt like I’d made a new friend – a friend who made me think more rigorously. My favourite bit is near the end, when she asks me how my notions of prioritizing fun and purpose apply to folks who are struggling to make ends meet in a tough economy.

You can listen to the interview here – and read the post that inspired it here. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find there: