Striking a healthy work and life balance may be considerably difficult when we become parents. Its all too easy to become so engrossed and focused at work, that before we know it, our families feel neglected. Recently, a major life changing decision made by a millionaire investor. to put this family first has gone viral."Travel, important meetings, an urgent phone call, sudden to-do,But it dawned on me that I was missing an infinitely more important point. As much as I could rationalize it — as I had rationalized it — my work-life balance had gotten way out of whack, and the imbalance was hurting my very special relationship with my daughter. I was not making nearly enough time for her"
These were the poignant words spoken by Pimco investor, El- Erian, who made the i decision to quit his job as CEO.. It all happened when he asked her to do something.her reply floored him. She had a long list of important childhood events that he had missed out on due to his heavy workload. He had misssed her first day at school, her traditional school events, such as her first game of soccer- the list went on. As a result of this unexpected discussion, he began, to realize that his daughter was feeling severely neglected, and his decision was instantaneous.