Monthly Archives: July 2014

We’ve all been there: getting home from work just to realize there are still tasks to be completed. As an entrepreneur, it is often times difficult to leave work at the office because you are your company. Therefore, chances are you will have to work into late hours of the night trying to get the tasks you missed completed. This can conflict with family time because instead of sitting at the dinner table you may be in the living room on the computer typing away or making phone calls to clients. The key to balancing work and family time is to leave work at the office. Yes, work is important but family time is valuable. Compromise in leaving work troubles at the door once you step into your house. Leave computers, tablets, and/or iPads outside of the bedroom. This will prevent the urge to check emails and other apps such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. If possible shut off your phone or just place it on silent. When you are at the office, manage your agenda placing urgent tasks at the top of your list. This will help because you will be getting to the tasks that are most important therefore, leaving time for your family when you get home. Balancing time will seem difficult in the beginning if you are one of those people that like getting everything done at all costs. Slow down and realize that family time should also be a priority in your agenda.

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A fundamental truth about humans is that they love to play and they yearn to play a big and
meaningful game in life. As a coach, first you will help your player expand their capacity to play.
Then you will inspire and challenge them to play bigger and bigger in life. Along the way you
will teach them to play big by developing there 15 core abilities.

#1 Play- Ability
The ability to have a strong desire to play a game better and allow another to guide you.

#2 Win- Ability
The ability to understand your current reality and define a game that is challenging and
winnable.

#3 Master- Ability
The ability to shift your focus from pursuit of objectives to pursuit of mastery of activates.

#4 Enjoy- Ability
The ability to perceive challenges as enjoyable and fun rather than as set backs.

#5 Feedback- Ability
The ability to shift your relationship to evaluation from fear of losing to learning.

#6 Learn- Ability
The ability to shift your relationship with new skills from the discomfort of doing something
poorly to the opportunity to expand via practice.

#7 Game Plan- Ability
The ability to leverage your strengths and develop methods for getting consistent results.

#8 Aware- Ability
The ability to see yourself and your situation as perfect and growing rather than as something
wrong that has to be fixed.

#9 World-power- Ability
The ability to shift from will power to designing environments that inspire you.

#10 Response- Ability
The ability to see the part you are playing in every aspect of your life and respond powerfully
and gracefully to anything that is not what you expected.

#11 Respect- Ability
The ability to honor every player in the game and the game itself.

#12Rest- Ability
The ability to balance time for play and time to recuperate. Regular recuperation is the key to
long term sustainable success.

#13 Request- Ability
The ability to ask for what you need to play better and be willing to receive it.

#14 Inspire- Ability
The ability to go beyond playing for yourself, and play in such a way that you lift the entire
game for everyone who plays it.

#15 Coach- Ability
The ability to allow another person in your life to guide and instruct you. True greatness rarely
occurs without the positive influence of an intimate advisor.



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