5/21 (Tue.): Work-life balance? (Host: Douglas)

5/21 (Tue.): Work-life balance? (Host: Douglas)

文章Douglas » 週六 5月 18, 2019 2:13 am

This week we are going to explore several aspects of the relationship between work and life, hopefully lucky enough with opinions shared by some workaholics attending yoyo after work!

Session I: What makes a workaholic?
Here are some observation of modern working attitudes and cause of workaholics:
ARE WORKAHOLICS A DANGER TO SOCIETY?
https://www.1843magazine.com/ideas/the-daily/are-workaholics-a-danger-to-society?fbclid=IwAR215nLYZf--UYyv9H8H6Yzg-iMLYom9EdqKoxdMZHlp50XfW0Cycp0jEB4
WHY DO WE WORK SO HARD?
https://www.1843magazine.com/features/why-do-we-work-so-hard

Questions for Session I:
1. Is work central to your life? Have you seen any workaholics in your family or friends? How long are their working hours?
2. Are workaholics beneficial or harmful? To themselves? To colleagues? To their family? Do you think Taiwanese people work too much? Do you feel that you work too much? Why and Why not?
3. Do you spot working hours lengthened or shortened in Taiwan in recent decades/years? Do you think technology(ex: communication apps and AI) increases or decreases working hours? Why?
4. Did you make close friends with your colleagues/clients/others you met during working? Why or why not?


Session II: Whether and how you can achieve work-life balance
In the second session let's try to convince ourselves with different styles of work-life balance.
Seemingly contrasting ways of work-life balance can be shown below:
Typical: How to make work-life balance work
https://www.ted.com/talks/nigel_marsh_how_to_make_work_life_balance_work
Critical: The Fallacy of the Work/Life Balance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJIkgFn2efc
Some practical examples:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJplvz6HGEk

Questions for Session II:
1. Do you reckon that work is an important part of you/your life? Have you ever tried to achieve some type of work-life balance? Or have you experienced any dilemma between work and family and how have you got through it?
2. Do you agree with the view that work and life cannot be separated, or the other way? So there is nothing to be balanced, as long as we are always positive and moving forward?
3. Life is short, and time management is critical. Is it suitable or desirable for you to utilize every possible moment to work to be efficient and spare more time for leisure?
4. Share some of your skills for time management please.

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Agenda:
6:50~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:20pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:20 ~ 8:00pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
8:00 ~ 8:20pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:20 ~ 8:30pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:30 ~ 9:10pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
9:10 ~ 9:30pm Summarization / Concluding Remarks / Announcements (20 mins) ********************************************************************************************************************************************
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給新朋友的話:
1. 請事先準備2~3分鐘的英語自我介紹。
2. 請事先閱讀文章以及主持人所提的討論問題,並事先寫下自己所欲發表意見的英文。
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Re: 5/21 (Tue.): Work-life balance? (Host: Douglas)

文章Kooper » 週一 5月 20, 2019 6:57 pm

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