MPL General Counsel Corner – Time is “Not” Always on My Side

March 29, 2022

Apologies I did not get out my update last week.  We were out of town and if I let work seep into one more day, my wife may have sent me home early.  I don’t know about you, but work-life balance can get off-kilter at times, actually more than at times, a lot of the time.  I was listening to the Rolling Stones channel the other day and the song “Time Is On My Side” came on.  The first thought that came to mind was that this song is the exact opposite of most of my days.   However, it does not have to be that way.

When you run your own business or make your own hours, I have learned that it is critical that I make a schedule and set boundaries.  However, that very statement alone, while easily said, is not so easy to execute when you are constantly looking to keep your book of business filled.  Below are some good articles with tips on achieving the holy grail of “work-life” balance.

I will leave you with this quote from Jack Welch:

“There’s no such thing as work-life balance.  There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.”   

Lastly, if you have articles or events that you would like for me to share, please send them over.  I have one rule, whatever you send must be educational or informational (please don’t send a sell or pitch piece).

Here are a few other things that may be of interest:

As always, please don’t hesitate to email myself (, Andy Miller (, Christian Miller (, Erik Spurlin ( or anyone in our office with questions or comments.  


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