Posts tagged Life Planning
How To Set And Keep Boundaries

Without boundaries you will never be able to live and lead with purpose. Without boundaries you will begin to drift and lose control of your life. You will find yourself feeling like a "slave" to those you serve and eventually will begin to resent them and their needs. The late nights, going the extra mile, and always putting the customer first will lead to burnout, stress, and strained (potentially broken) relationships.

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Look Up by Gary Turk

This video, Look Up by Gary Turk was recently sent to me by a client. It really moved me and reminded me of how invasive technology and social media are in our daily living. I don't know if you are like me but I know I could stand to put my phone down, put my tablet away, close my laptop and truly CONNECT with the people I love and serve.

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My Life Plan Is Complete, Now What?

Recently, I've had many clients say, "My life plan is complete, now what?" Its a great question because while writing your life plan is a huge accomplishment, the steps you take next will determine whether you truly are able to create significant change and improve the quality of your life. Here are five best practices to implement now that you’ve completed your Life Plan.

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Is Your Life Plan Selfish?

Many of my clients struggle to create specific disciplines and commitments that will lead to stronger and healthier relationships with their friends and loved ones. They often find themselves creating disciplines and commitments that are centered on their likes and what they love to do. Unfortunately, these types of self-centered disciplines produce false hope and lead to frustration when the desired end result is not achieved.

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Lessons Learned From Achieving a Big Hairy Audacious Goal

This past weekend I ran the Hood to Coast Relay race with my friends at Building Champions and a few of their clients from around the country. Competing in the Hood to Coast Relay was a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) that I set for myself back in early May of this year. I was looking for something to take me out of my comfort zone and challenge me in area of my Life Plan that needed something more than just daily routine and activities. When my friend, Steve Scanlon, called me and asked me to join the team, I knew I had found what I was looking for. Now, almost four months later this BHAG goal has been accomplished and I've learned so much from the experience.

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