Category: Balance is B.S.

Playing Whack-a-Mole #190

Published on November 8, 2019 Written by

Playing Whack-a-Mole #190 If you’ve ever seen a game of Whack-a-Mole, you understand the sense of anxiety it creates. When it’s time to hit the moles, they seem to accelerate faster than you can react and it causes stress. Metaphorically speaking, this can be what a day in the life of any leader can feel […]

KISS #183

Published on October 30, 2019 Written by

KISS #183 Life seems to ebb and flow, to speed and relax. It could be seasonal, work or personally related. As the holidays approach, it certainly seems many people’s lives accelerate with events and festivities packed in all at once to celebrate the season. It happens every year, yet many people seem exhausted, irritable or […]

Overwhelmed or Grateful? #182

Published on October 29, 2019 Written by

Overwhelmed or Grateful? #182 What I’ve noticed is my life never really slows down. I’ve lived in the illusion that most of my world will correct itself once I get “this” or “that” happens. It could be an event, a series of events, a project, a set of tasks, a string of travel, family events, […]

An Experiment #180

Published on October 25, 2019 Written by

An Experiment #180 Imagine a day (or more) without your phone. What’s your first reaction to that suggestion? If it’s a strong, negative reaction, know that you’re addicted. When I work with teams, I ask for a device-free environment. It’s not always popular. However, it does create an environment for maximized success. Try it. See […]

The Choice is Yours #174

Published on October 17, 2019 Written by

The Choice is Yours #174 What Life Are You Waiting to Live? It’s a great question. Are you living the life you intended? Is it all it can be? Is it what you’d dream about? Do you have a hard time retreating to sleep because it means ending one day and having to wait for […]

Sacrifice is a Reality #165

Published on October 4, 2019 Written by

Sacrifice is a Reality #165 On my drive to work, I’m listening to the radio and Dave Ryan (@daveryankdwb) says, “If you’ve ever taken a shower, you’ve had an idea,” referring to the fact that an idea alone will not make you an entrepreneur. Many people think it’s that simple; it’s not. If it was, […]