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 […]

Is keeping your “head down” at work “holding up” your career?

This is a holdup. Don't keep your head down and hold up your career.

”This is a holdup!” yells the armed gunman as he waves the gun in your face and tells you to give him your valuables. It’s common to “keep your head down” at work, attempting to stay ”below the radar,” but the most influential people aren’t invisible or trying to be. THE COST OF “HIDING OUT” […]

Dylan Cornelius Management, LLC 3 and 12 Month Targets: July 4, 2019

Two child playing arrow: Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash. Find Purpose in Life. Create a Plan. Document Lessons Learned. Commit to Continuous Improvement.

Every quarter I set new 3 and 12 month personal and business goals. These are my 3Q 2019 targets for business. Personal goals are in next week’s post. I shared last quarter’s accomplishments over the last 2 weeks. Why do I set goals? My biggest achievements have been the result of big goals that were […]

Dylan Cornelius Lessons Learned 2Q 2019

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Every quarter I set new personal and business goals for the next 3 and 12 months. These lessons learned are based on personal goals (Objectives and Key Results) I set 3 and 12 months ago (plus a few I’ve added). I shared business accomplishments last week. Personal Targets I set for 2Q 2019 (and confidence […]

Second Quarter 2018 Status Report

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Earlier this year I said I wanted to do 4 things this year. Here’s progress I made on each during the second quarter. 1. Reduce Allergy Symptoms And Medication Use Confirmation! Continuing reduced consumption of offensive foods (eggs, nuts, garlic), my allergy symptoms remain low. Eating them, I feel more congested. Revised Goal My new […]

5 Step Values Exercise Example: Power in Practice

Craft your personal Policy. Name your values. Declare your purpose in life. Live a great story.

Your first assignment was to complete the 5 Step Values Exercise. If you haven’t reviewed the instructions yet and attempted to start, go do it now. I’ll wait. On the other hand… if you have reviewed the instructions, you’re stuck in execution, or you want an example of how to do it… here you go… […]

What Dylan Cornelius Values

My favorite race is the one I just finished because it's so damn hard in the midst of it, so nice when it's over, and I always feel such an amazing accomplishment when I've worked hard and met the challenge.

What does Dylan Cornelius value? It took some time with, and even after executive coaching, to come up with this definitive short list. Following are my values. They’re a guide for how I live my life. The list is a touchstone when I need focus or clarity. Each value inspires and is important to me. […]