Work-Life Balance: What's The Secret To Making It A Success?

11/11/2014 16:35 | Updated 20 May 2015

From getting ahead in your career to sticking to a diet, success means different things to different people. As many of us place wellness and happiness over salary and status, our perception of modern day values has changed too.

Research shows nearly a third of Brits rate a good balance between work and home life as the single most important factor in leading a successful life. Only 10VIRTUAL-ArticleSidebar-wellness23FFEB00&videoControlDisplayColor=%23191919&shuffle=0&isAP=1">}catch(e){}Successful Women Say Men Shouldn't Be Intimidated

While Calgary inspires others with her superfood recipes and workout tips on her Vogue column, who does she look to for inspiration? Women.

"Anyone who has something to say, even if it's something that people don't like, and stick to it," she says.

"Someone like Nicola Mendelsohn, for example, who's super successful in business but has stuck to her personal beliefs about the way she wants to live her own life outside of work so she can spend time with her child – that's inspiring. I also met Arianna Huffington recently and was really impressed by her. I've also read Sheryl Sandberg's latest book recently, which left me feeling really inspired."

Calgary Avansino, lifestyle expert and Contributing Editor for British Vogue, is working with Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts to explore how modern day values have evolved our perceptions of success. Find out more about the Crowne Plaza Evaluating Success report and check out Calgary's top tips for success by visiting Follow Calgary Avansino on Twitter via @CalgaryAvansino.


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