There is no such thing as work-life balance.
There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.
Five years ago I had a decision to make. After nearly twenty-five years of government service, I was offered an opportunity to leave my position of chief operating officer of the Library of Congress and become the president of AARP Foundation. I had always said that after government service I wanted to lead a foundation, but I never really took any action to accomplish this goal. And so the opportunity presented itself. My daughter was in college. My son was grown. My husband ...