Every leader needs a full and balanced life to be fully effective. But when you leave work, it can feel like you’re going to your second job—home. Managing a household takes a ton of energy. It can leave you with no gas in the tank for personal interests or actually spending time with your family.
Archive for Life Balance
If you are working more than fifty-five hours a week, you are working too much. Here is what you are putting to risk.
Have you ever found yourself in a hyper-productive period? You’re making progress on your goals, checking boxes on your list. It’s like music to your ears. But to everyone else in your life, it’s more like noise. When I first started in publishing I was determined to succeed. I would get to the office at […]
Sometimes, life seems random and chaotic. But really, it is like a tapestry. When you see it from God’s perspective, you can appreciate the patterns, the rich colors, and the beauty of the whole.
Is your concept of retirement getting in the way of other priorities? In this guest post, Russ Crosson explains why we might need to re-think the whole concept.
Most people wander aimlessly from week to week, with no clear destination in mind. Many are then surprised when life doesn’t turn out like they hoped. But is it any wonder?
Where do you put yourself in your list of priorities? If you are a Christian, God obviously comes first. But who comes second. This is where it gets tricky.
Most people I know still feel overwhelmed by life’s demands. Despite all the gadgets and gizmos, they don’t have more time. They are only getting busier—and falling further and further behind.
Whenever I write or speak on the topic of delegation (as I did yesterday), I always get a question from someone who says, “But what if you don’t have a staff? How can you delegate?” This question typically comes from staff people, technicians, stand-alone professionals, or start-up entrepreneurs. It’s a great question. I recommend four strategies.
I don’t know about you, but I am suffering from information overload. Regardless of where I begin, I seem to fall into a black hole of never-ending links on an unquenchable search for mind stimulation. Let’s face it, without boundaries the internet can become an addition.
During the Catalyst pre-lab sessions, I took about 10 pages of notes, but I will spare you. It was all good stuff, but I wanted to share my notes from Reggie Joiner’s talk. It had the biggest impact on me.
I have been a Marcus Buckingham devotee for years. As you may recall, he is the one who started the “strengths revolution” with the New York Times bestseller, Now Discover Your Strengths. This month we will publish Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently, In a moment, I will tell you how to get a copy FREE if you are a blogger.