Marie's Answer: Wanting it all is only natural, but having it all is usually impossible. Each of us has only a limited amount of time and energy. Determining the best use of your personal allotment is a question of values and priorities.
If you worry about shortchanging your kids, then you need to reduce your travel and spend more time at home. But that doesn’t mean you have to abandon your career.
As the leader of the top sales group, you have some leverage. The company won’t want to lose you. So talk with your boss about how to strike a better balance between work and family. There may be more options than you think.
One change seems obvious, however. With four children and a demanding career, you probably need to ditch the volunteer activities and carve out a little time for yourself.
To assess your own stress level, take this Office Coach Quick Quiz: Are You Burned Out at Work?