11/29/2011 08:47 am ET Updated Nov 29, 2011

Tips To Stay On Top Of Your Work During The Holiday Season

Let's face it: Work-life balance can feel like a traffic collision even at the best of times. During the holidays, it's more like a 10-car pileup. With year-end deadlines at the office and decorating, gift-buying and cookie swapping deadlines at home -- not to mention pushy crowds, tight budgets and that cheerful piped-in holiday Muzak everywhere -- it's no wonder the most wonderful time of the year can feel pretty stressful. Over at The Grindstone, Lindsay Cross offers some helpful tips to stay on top of your workload during the hectic holiday season, a few of which we've highlighted below. Click over to The Grindstone for the full list. So let's kick off the discussion: In this season of cheer, what do you do to manage work and family obligations without losing your mind?

3 Tips To Maintain Work-Life Balance During The Holiday Season