The tech industry has a reputation for being filled with workaholics whose day-to-day is far from resembling work-life balance. But the good news is some tech industry leaders are instituting simple practices to help their employees de-stress and make room for personal time.
Lightning Bolt Solutions founder and CEO Suvas Vajracharya says a flexible schedule is key:
“Often, the source of stress is not the work itself, but conflict of work with our personal lives,” Vajracharya said. “Traditional work hours do not work well for the non-traditional personal schedule. For example, it might be a little stressful to have to attend an important meeting at precisely 9:00 a.m., but it’s much more stressful to have to drop off the kids at school beforehand and fight traffic to get to the meeting on time.”
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