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Achieving Work-Life Balance: Prioritizing Family, Home Building, and Personal Growth Over Career Advancement”

In today’s fast-paced world, the choice between prioritizing family, building a home, and personal growth over career advancement is a deeply personal one. While career success is often equated with fulfillment and happiness, many individuals find greater satisfaction in investing time and energy in their relationships, creating a nurturing home environment, and focusing on personal development.

Here are 20 important tips or advice for employees hoping to achieve work-life balance, prioritizing family, building a home, and personal growth over career advancement.

  1. Build your home early. Whether it is a house in the country or in the city. Building a house at 50 is not an achievement. Don’t get used to government houses. This comfort is so dangerous. Let your whole family have a good time in your house.
  2. Go home. Don’t stay at a job all year. You are not the pillar of your department. If you die today, you will be immediately replaced and operations will continue. Make your family a priority.
  3. Don’t chase promotions. Master your skills and be great at what you do. If they want to promote you, that’s fine, if not, stay positive about your personal.
  4. Avoid office or work gossip. Avoid things that tarnish your name or reputation. Don’t join the bandwagon of gossiping about your bosses and colleagues. Stay away from negative gatherings whose agenda is only people.
  5. Never compete with your bosses. You will burn your fingers. Do not compete with colleagues, you will fry your brain.
  6. Make sure you have a side business. Your salary will not sustain your needs in the long run.
  7. Save some money. Have it automatically deducted from your payroll.
  8. Borrow a loan to invest in a business or to change your situation so you don’t buy luxury. Buy luxury with your profit.
  9. Keep your life, marriage and family private. Keep them away from your work. This is very important.
  10. Be true to yourself and believe in your work. Hanging around your boss will alienate you from your colleagues and your boss may finally fire you when he leaves.
  11. Early retirement. The best way to plan to leave was when you received your employment letter. The second best time is today. By 40 to 50 be outside.
  12. Join the work well being and always be an active member. It will help you a lot if any eventuality arises.

13.Use your vacation days to develop your future home or projects..usually what you do during your vacation days is a reflection of how you will live after retirement..If that means you spend it all holding the remote control watching a series in Zee world, don’t expect anything else after retirement.

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  1. Start a project while still serving or working. Keep your project running while you’re at work, and if it fails, run another one until it works. Once your project is viable, leave and run your business. Most people or retirees fail in life because they retire to start a project instead of retiring to lead the project.
  2. Superannuation money is not used to start a project or buy a stand or build a house, but it is money for your maintenance or to keep yourself in good health. Retirement money is not for paying school fees or marrying a young wife, but for taking care of yourself.
  3. Always remember that when you retire, never be a case study for life after retirement, but be a role model for colleagues to consider retirement as well.
  4. Don’t retire just because you quit or are now a burden on society and just wait for your day to die. Retire young or energetic to enjoy waking up for a cup of coffee, enjoy the sun, get money from your business, visit a nice place you missed and spend quality time with your family. Late retirees spend about 95% of their time at work than with their family, so they find it difficult to spend time with family when they retire, but end up looking for another job until they die. If they don’t get another job, they will die soon.
  5. Retire in your own home rather than government accommodation so that in retirement you can easily fit into the society that raised you. It is not easy to adapt to life in a place after spending several years in a company headquarters or a government house.
  6. Never let employee benefits make you forget about your retirement. Employee benefits are only meant to help you relax, get work done while the time flies. Remember, when you retire, no one will call you boss unless you have a viable business.
  7. You hate retirement because one day you will either voluntarily or involuntarily retire.
    I hope this helps you look at life positively.

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