We all run around waving our arms proclaiming we want (and we want our people to have) a balanced life. The problem is we never define what that means, let alone actually behaving in a manner that keeps us balanced.
We’re our own worst enemies. The good news is this leadership maxims approach to leadership includes keeping you sane. This concept is the fourth major section of my upcoming book One Piece of Paper – go get a copy by CLICKING HERE
In this post I’m going to ask you to define a set of rules or reminders to help keep your overobsessive hypercompetitive too-long-at-a-keyboard-every-day psycho self in check. If you’re still having trouble creating your maxims, I again encourage you to check out the course we teach on the method by clicking here.
The first point on living a balanced life comes from realizing both your life *and* your work need to be in balance. So many times we perceive this concept as only pertaining to not working late or on weekends. Sure, that’s one aspect of balance. Balance is all about making yourself more resilient (and yes, we teach a course on Building Resilience – you can read about it here).