Work-life balance in 4 steps

Change your mind to transform your life through work-life balance

Being balanced is a state of mind. It gives you the feeling that everything is exactly how it’s supposed to be and life flows effortlessly. Time also flows naturally, and you can make the most of all the wonderful things around you.  Most of the time, we are so caught up in our lives that […]

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Create a foolproof plan in 20 minutes, so you can start work now on your biggest challenge or opportunity, without overthinking it, getting overwhelmed, or getting stuck in analysis paralysis.

Create a foolproof plan in 20 minutes, so you can start work now on your biggest challenge or opportunity, without overthinking it, getting overwhelmed, or getting stuck in analysis paralysis.

My team lead came to me with a problem. “The team and I have looked at this every which way, but no matter how we slice it, there’s no way we can finish this job. We’re afraid we’re going to be fired.” “We’re going to fail,” she said. When we discussed it, she had half […]

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Improve focus, support, and accountability.

River Easter Headshot

Humans are notoriously poor at self-regulation and self-assessment. We procrastinate, cut corners, and convince ourselves we’re doing everything we can. Yet, it’s been demonstrated over and over again, we do more and we do better when we have help or an audience. As an example, runners run farther and faster when they have partners or […]

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Is Your Job Killing You?

Some characteristics of some jobs are downright unhealthy, even despite high earnings and social and personal value.

IS YOUR JOB KILLING YOU? While work is necessary for lifestyle and earnings, and while many people derive deep social and personal meaning from their work, it is also clear that some characteristics of some jobs are downright unhealthy, even despite high earnings and social and personal value. Here are four examples: CHRONICALLY LONG WORK […]

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Happy Father’s Day 2021!!!

Dylan and Yancey with Age Group Swimming Trophies

My Dad Works Hard My Dad is the hardest working person I know. 7 days a week, 7 AM to 7 PM. He used to fall asleep every night watching the 10:00 news because it had the weather forecast. It let him know how he’d spend the next day working. As a mason early in […]

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You can eliminate unnecessary resources and activities

Management by checking the temperature of a person’s chair is not a path to high-performance. Lean management eliminates unnecessary and wasteful activities and resources like commutes and facilities for the many knowledge workers that don’t authentically require time in the office, who deal exclusively in a working world where information and resources are created, transmitted, […]

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