24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week. Junior investment bankers regularly work 80-90 hours a week. Many other high profile professions require the same level of commitment. Often those on the outside claim that working 80-90 hours a week is bad/wrong/terrible/silly/etc but we’ve spoken with so many folks who say working that much has been the best decision of their life – it allowed them to develop a deep and strong skill set far faster than would have been possible otherwise. In other words, by working 2x the hours, they were able to generate 5x or more the rewards. And depending on where you are in your career, investing heavily in your skills and competence can pay dividends for a long time.

Tease Us | Artist

Balancing Was Very Tuff Especially Last Year After I Dropped LAMATB (Leave A Message After The Beep) Cause That’s When I Decided To Live Life Got Tired Of Talking Bout Love… Especially Since I’ Talkin About What I Looked In A Relationship Or Woman. I Learn More & More Parts Of Atlanta Which Helped Me Grow My Love Back For My Hometown & Remember Where I Can Be Somebody At In The A ! So I Started Back Doin Music As Soon As I Was Done Doing Something So Everyone Who Tunes In Stays Update With Tease and Be Able To Relate To My Life Read more>>

Celisa Rouser | Esthetician and herbalist

In the beginning I was not balancing well but over time I have learned to set aside time for what’s priority. I have a set schedule which I make sure is flexible so I can accomplish what needs to be done as well as just take that time out for myself when needed. Work life balance is very important to me as a mother and business owner it’s necessary. Read more>>

Kendra Frankle | Photographer

From beginning my education at the Savannah College of Art and Design, I used to believe that the way to success was constantly working. I had the “You can rest when you’re dead” attitude, which to some extent I still have today. However, now my thoughts have transformed from “you can rest when you’re dead” to “work hard and don’t give up, Read more>>

RaShida Roberts | Educator and Financial Strategist

I have a better work life balance now that I’m older and understand that people need to have boundaries. I also learned that rewards are given to those who set those boundaries. Why would employers give the highest accolades to someone who is constantly overworking to get the job done and never spending quality time outside of work. That shows an imbalance. Read more>>