Work-life balance can be elusive. But it’s not complicated. Here are 3 simple truths you must understand to take hold of it.
Work Life Balance
The Secret to Achieving More: A Good Night’s Sleep
Our bodies are designed to function best with sleep. The secret to win at work and succeed in life, sleep.
You Don’t Have to Choose: Win at Work and Succeed in Life
To achieve work-life balance and experience the Double Win, you must see life and work in partnership, not opposition.
You Can Achieve Work-Life Balance This Year
You can achieve work-life balance with intentionality and practice. Here are 5 steps you can take to start on the path.
The Science Behind Why You Need a Hobby
When you invest time in a hobby, you gain a greater level of clarity, creativity, and various health benefits—and ultimately improve the quality of your work.
4 Strategies to Help Your Team Be More Productive
Here are 4 practical strategies that can help your employees achieve a better work-life balance.
The Key to Performing at Your Best
Here are 3 key benefits of prioritizing self-care that will drive your success at work as well.
Take Back Control of Your Schedule
By intentionally planning out your activities using an Ideal Week template, you can regain control of your time and increase your productivity.
Free Yourself from Overwork
Overwork can hurt our relationships, our health, and the quality of our work. Here are 5 of the primary reasons people fall into this trap.
The Hidden Stressors that Keep You Working
If you are like many Americans, you spend more time working than ever. You’re also more likely to work weekends than in years past. We can blame decades-long efforts by companies to boost productivity (ending a century of declines in work hours) and the evolution of work-at-home arrangements for some of the extra hours. But […]
Are You Ready to Join the Productivity Revolution?
The way we’re doing productivity isn’t working. I hear stories and regrets that confirm it whenever I talk with entrepreneurs, executives, and other busy leaders. The old methods are no match for all the interruptions and distractions of today’s environment. Thankfully, there’s a new, emerging science of productivity—and you’re invited to listen to eight of […]
What No One Ever Told You About Work-Life Balance
When it comes to work and life, most of us know what it feels like to be out of balance. But do we know what it feels like to be in balance? It’s not a trick question—even if it seems so at first. A few years ago, I took my mentoring group on a ropes […]
3 Surprising Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs Regular Exercise
Exercise used to be the last thing on my mind. Now it’s a regular part of my life, and I can’t imagine missing the benefits—especially as an entrepreneur. Most adults don’t get the regular exercise they need, according to the CDC. As a high-achiever, I totally get it. Carving out time to run or strength […]
Candid Answers to Tough Leadership Questions: An Interview
Last spring, Jim Bradford , Dean of Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, interviewed me on my leadership philosophy and practice. … How social media fits into my role as a CEO and why I think it is critical to my company’s success.
Avoiding the Tyranny of the Urgent
Several months ago, I spoke to a large group of military officers and contractors. My topic was “How to Shave Ten Hours Off Your Work Week.” In my speech, I provided seven tools for achieving greater productivity and restoring work-life balance.
Scheduling Time in the “Alone Zone”
You schedule time for large meetings, small meetings, conference calls, and phone appointments. If you are like many leaders, you often feel that your life consists of nothing BUT meetings. As a result, there is no time to complete the work you volunteer for, agree to, or are assigned in those same meetings.
Priority Management and Life Balance
Most people believe that somehow, if they can just find the right system, they can get everything done. I think this is a myth bordering on an outright lie. You can’t do it all. Time is a limited resource. In my experience, the key to work/life balance begins by getting crystal clear on your priorities.