Category Archives: balance

Remember the Sabbath…or Go Nuts!

One of my long-time coaching clients has a great habit (well, actually a lot of great habits) that I truly appreciate. Twice a month before our coaching calls, he sends me both his most recent pre-session review form and the … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have It All!

I see the Today Show on NBC is running a story on “work-life balance“, emphasizing that men can “have it all” as well as women, based on an recent article in Esquire magazine. Here is the real truth: you cannot … Continue reading

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Burnout

I love it when my readers suggest topics for The Intersection of Purpose and Now. I have a reader from the Radiological Society of North America to thank for suggesting the subject of “Burnout”. I am doing exactly what I want to … Continue reading

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Get Off the Balance Beam and onto the SeeSaw

Question:I want life balance and still be able to get ALL the important things done. Is there hope? Become less concerned with balance and more concerned with Purpose and Focus.  Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos Answer:First, define the term balance. … Continue reading

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A Question of Balance…or Something Else?

Q: I struggle to find a healthy balance between work and family time. What can I do?Questions about balance come from the very core of how and why coaching can be a powerful force in a person’s life, work and … Continue reading

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The Definition of Success

Almost everyone I know, or can think of, wants the same thing: Success. How about you? Could anyone not want to be successful? Well, there’s been a lot written on the subject over the years, including some useful quotes: Woody … Continue reading

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Leadership and the Myth of Balance

It is pretty hard to be a leader and live at The Intersection of Purpose and Now when you are constantly pressed for time. This nearly 7-minute Harvard Business School interview with Stewart Friedman, Professor, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School … Continue reading

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The Definition of Success

Here is my slight adaption of a contribution from my colleagues at Resource Associates Corporation (RAC) that builds on the Definition of Success I live by and share with my clients:Almost everyone I know, or can think of, wants the … Continue reading

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Are You Living or Enduring?

I think I have been guilty of “wishing my life away” at times. Have you?I arrived home an hour ago after driving across the state with my oldest son for his hockey game. Actually, this was a light weekend; usually, … Continue reading

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