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4 Ways to Maintain a Work-Life Balance as a Property Manager

4 Ways to Maintain a Work-Life Balance as a Property Manager

I sat at the dinner table quietly seething with rage. The first time my husband and I were able to eat together in a week, and there he sat, the chicken getting cold and the white wine getting warm, mid anecdote, as he answered a “quick” work email on his iPhone.

Finally, I couldn’t take it anymore.

“Can’t this wait until after dinner? Plus, it’s after hours! You can answer it later! Don’t you think you’re being…”

Buzzzzzzz.

It was my own phone ringing, indicating I had a message.

“Go on, answer the email,” my husband laughed.

I tried to resist. I was, after all, in the middle of proving a very important point. But my eyes were already drifting to the screen. I couldn’t stop myself. I had to answer that email.

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