Archive: Life Balance

Is It Time to Say No? Is It Time to Say No?
Is It Time to Say No?
11/08/17
Anti Self-Help Industry, Life Balance

Overachievers spend a significant amount of time and energy trying to make everyone happy. After over committing to anyone who asks, we then feel tons …

Are We Wiring Our Kids to Overachieve? Are We Wiring Our Kids to Overachieve?
Are We Wiring Our Kids to Overachieve?
11/01/17
Enjoying the Journey, Life Balance

I think that most people can agree that we are a product of our environment. From an early age, we are heavily influenced by what …

Happy Birthday Dad… Happy Birthday Dad…
Happy Birthday Dad…
09/14/17
Life Balance, Living Gratefully & Giving Generously

Dear Reader, On September 14, 1939 Gary Lee McClanahan (my dad) was born in a small farming community in Scottsbluff, NE. He passed away suddenly …

Coach’s Corner: Behavior First – Attitude Second Coach’s Corner: Behavior First – Attitude Second
Coach’s Corner: Behavior First – Attitude Second
07/18/17
Life Balance

Let’s be honest, there are certain things we all hate doing. It might be filling out an expense report, prospecting new clients, or having an …

Coach’s Corner: How to Set Expectations with Others Coach’s Corner: How to Set Expectations with Others
Coach’s Corner: How to Set Expectations with Others
06/27/17
Life Balance

You’ve undoubtedly had a disagreement with someone in the past few weeks. Maybe you and a coworker argued about a client, you got frustrated with …

Coach’s Corner: Stop Procrastination Coach’s Corner: Stop Procrastination
Coach’s Corner: Stop Procrastination
06/13/17
Life Balance

I’m confident that there’s an item on your “to-do” list that has been there for days – maybe even weeks. It might be – file …

Coach’s Corner: How to Design a Balanced Work Week Coach’s Corner: How to Design a Balanced Work Week
Coach’s Corner: How to Design a Balanced Work Week
04/11/17
Life Balance, Personal Development, Productivity

I’ve got a newsflash for you – there’s no such thing as work life “balance”. The notion that you would be able to completely separate …

Coach’s Corner: If you could change one thing professionally, what would it be? Coach’s Corner: If you could change one thing professionally, what would it be?
Coach’s Corner: If you could change one thing professionally, what would it be?
04/04/17
Enjoying the Journey, Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development, Productivity, Pursuing Your Passion, Redefining Success

I don’t love everything about my job. In fact, over the years there’s been quite a few aspects of running a small business that I’ve …

Coach’s Corner: What advice would you give your 18 year old self? – Power of Reflection Coach’s Corner: What advice would you give your 18 year old self? – Power of Reflection
Coach’s Corner: What advice would you give your 18 year old self? – Power of Reflection
03/28/17
Enjoying the Journey, Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development, Productivity, Pursuing Your Passion, Redefining Success

I move fast. About 85% of the time, I’m a man on a mission, focused on a plan, and thinking about what to do next. …

Coach’s Corner: What did you want to be when you were 18 years old? Coach’s Corner: What did you want to be when you were 18 years old?
Coach’s Corner: What did you want to be when you were 18 years old?
03/21/17
Enjoying the Journey, Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development, Pursuing Your Passion

What did you want to do when you graduated high school?   I found myself asking this question to a client of mine a few …

Coach’s Corner: How to think beyond finances when gauging your success [VIDEO] Coach’s Corner: How to think beyond finances when gauging your success [VIDEO]
Coach’s Corner: How to think beyond finances when gauging your success [VIDEO]
03/14/17
Life Balance, Personal Development

“One dollar more.”   This was the answer that business tycoon J.D. Rockefellar gave when asked “How much money is enough?” For reference, at it’s peak, …

Coach’s Corner: Harness the Power of Your Relationships [VIDEO] Coach’s Corner: Harness the Power of Your Relationships [VIDEO]
Coach’s Corner: Harness the Power of Your Relationships [VIDEO]
03/01/17
Business, Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development

Faith, family, and friends. This is the typical answer I get to the question – “Tell me what’s most important in your life.” Unfortunately, When …

Coach’s Corner: Are you successful but looking for a bigger purpose? [VIDEO] Coach’s Corner: Are you successful but looking for a bigger purpose? [VIDEO]
Coach’s Corner: Are you successful but looking for a bigger purpose? [VIDEO]
02/21/17
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development

As overachievers we’re wired to go, go, go. We strive for the best grades, best jobs, best houses, best schools, best EVERYTHING. We get minor …

Coach’s Corner : Can Ambition & Peace of Mind Co-Exist Together? [VIDEO] Coach’s Corner : Can Ambition & Peace of Mind Co-Exist Together? [VIDEO]
Coach’s Corner : Can Ambition & Peace of Mind Co-Exist Together? [VIDEO]
02/14/17
Business, Life Balance, Personal Development

Here’s an important question to consider. Is it possible to be insanely ambitious and maintain a peace of mind? Or is being so driven to …

[VIDEO] Clear one commitment from your calendar [VIDEO] Clear one commitment from your calendar
[VIDEO] Clear one commitment from your calendar
11/08/16
Leadership, Life Balance, Personal Development

Here’s a question for you. What’s one commitment you’ve wanted to clear from your calendar? It could be a board, club, or some committee you …

[VIDEO] How to stay focused in an open plan office [VIDEO] How to stay focused in an open plan office
[VIDEO] How to stay focused in an open plan office
11/01/16
Business, Leadership, Life Balance

There’s a question that’s lingered around client meetings for a while. How can I stay focused in an open plan office? If you’ve ever worked in …