Cali Williams Yost – Reach Personal Branding Interview Series


Take Control of Your Work + Life “Fit”  –

in Today’s Flexible Workplace (because there is no “balance”)


On February 23, 2017 William Arruda, founder of Reach Personal Branding, interviewed Cali Williams Yost.

Clocks and walls used to tell us where work ended and the other parts of our life began.  But the clocks and walls have disappeared as workplaces become more flexible.  We now need to take control of their way our work and life “fit” together.  But how?  Internationally-recognized flexible workplace strategist, Cali Williams Yost, spent years studying a small segment of the population she calls the work+life fit “naturals.”  These unique individuals seem to fit work and life together with grace and ease, while the rest of us struggle to keep our heads above water.  Yost translated the secrets of the work+life fit naturals into her most recent book, “Tweak It: Make What Matters to You Happen Everyday” (Center Street/Hachette).  Learn how you can fit work and life together day-to-day to be YOUR best, on and off the job.

In this interview you will learn:

  • How to celebrate Success, not Perfection
  • How to break your work and personal priorities into small doable actions
  • Why more organizations are taking issues related to work and life more seriously
  • The top THREE secrets for work+life fit success


BIO: Cali Williams Yost

As the CEO and founder of Flex+Strategy Group/Work+Life Fit, Cali Williams Yost has helped hundreds of businesses and thousands of individuals partner to create award-winning flexible workplaces over almost two decades. Clients have included Ernst & Young, Novo Nordisk, Quest Diagnostics, the United Nations and Stanford University.  An honors graduate of Columbia Business School, Yost offers her pioneering work+life “fit” advice to individuals in the recently released, Tweak It: Make What Matters to You Happen Every Day, (Center Street/Hachette, 2013), and in the critically-acclaimed, Work+Life: Finding the Fit That’s Right for You (Riverhead/Penguin Group, 2004).  She has appeared on the TODAY Show, CNBC, BetterTV, NPR, and in The New York Times, USAToday, and the Wall Street Journal.  In addition to being named one of Mashable’s Top 14 Career Experts on Twitter, one of Columbia Business School’s Alumni Changing the World, and one of the 40 Women Over 40 to Watch, her websites have been awarded “Best of the Web” distinctions by and  Yost lives in New Jersey with her two daughters and husband.


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