The Importance of Boundaries:
Balancing Work & Personal Life


  • Presentation Length: 60-mins / 90-mins
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Virtual and In-person options available
  • Sessions can be recorded for internal use
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.


Balancing work and personal life can be a challenging task in today’s fast-paced world. The lines between the two often become blurred, leading to increased stress, burnout, and decreased job satisfaction.

In this session, we will explore the importance of boundaries and how they can help create a healthy balance between work and personal life. 

Content Outline

  • Introduction to the concept of boundaries: This will involve defining what boundaries are and why they are important for achieving a work-life balance.
  • Identifying your own boundaries: Participants will be guided through a process of self-reflection to identify their personal boundaries.
  • The impact of boundary violations: The session will highlight the negative consequences of not setting and maintaining boundaries, including burnout, stress, and a lack of work-life balance.
  • Strategies for setting and maintaining boundaries: The facilitator will introduce practical techniques for setting and maintaining boundaries, including learning to say no, setting clear expectations, and delegating tasks.
  • Communication skills for boundary-setting: Effective communication is essential for setting and maintaining boundaries. The session will provide tips on how to communicate assertively and respectfully, and how to handle difficult conversations around boundaries with colleagues, managers, and clients.
  • Creating a work-life balance plan: Participants will be guided through a process of creating a work-life balance plan that incorporates their personal boundaries and priorities. This will involve setting goals, identifying strategies for achieving those goals, and creating a plan for monitoring progress.

Practical exercises

(included in 90-min sessions)

  • Identifying Boundaries: Participants will take time to reflect on their current work and personal life balance. They will identify areas where they feel their boundaries have been crossed and areas where they would like to set new boundaries.
  • Setting Boundaries: Participants will work on creating a plan to set new boundaries in their work and personal life. This will involve setting specific, realistic, and achievable boundaries and developing a strategy to maintain them.
  • Putting Boundaries into Practice: Participants will practice implementing their new boundaries in real-life scenarios. They will reflect on the challenges they face and strategies they can use to overcome them.

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of the importance of boundaries
  • Have practical tools and strategies to set and maintain boundaries in their own lives
  • Have practiced implementing their new boundaries in real-life scenarios
  • Have an understanding of the challenges they may face in setting and maintaining boundaries
  • Have strategies to overcome these challenges