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Life Priorities

11 Things I've Learned in 20 Years of Sobriety

Jenn Bovee | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Jenn Bovee

A few months ago I celebrated 20 years since I last consumed any alcohol. While this may seem like nothing to many of you, I invite you to go spend some time at your local detox centers.

7 Areas of Life That Should Be Prioritized

Noble Crawford | Posted 12.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Noble Crawford

Out of that idea came the model they developed for how to prioritize multiple areas of your life. Here are Jay's recommendations:

Mind Your Busyness In 10 Steps

Melanie Young | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I don't mind being busy. But I mind when being busy becomes non productive or even wasted time. More important, keeping busy should not keep you from enjoying your life and taking care of yourself.

If You Don't Prioritize Your Life, Someone Else Will

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.16.2014 | World

“A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” So said Mahatma ...

WATCH: Why I Quit My Finance Job To Travel The World

Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

When your personal values no longer match your career, it may be a sign that it's time for a change. Annie Pfeifer discovered that her values no lo...

Jennifer Louden Teaches Women to Live Mindfully

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
BJ Gallagher

Self-care is such a challenge for so many women -- we are so busy taking care of others that we neglect ourselves. Jennifer Louden is an expert on self-care and she's helped millions of women with her books and workshops. She understands women and why we don't always act in our own self-interest.

What a Flying Deer Can Teach You About Your Priorities

Paul Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Gordon

It seems life's opportunities are not enough and I, like so many on the planet, spend lots of time distracting myself from the life right in front of ...

The Paradox of Help

Randy Hain | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

A lot of thoughtful reflection, accountability from trusted friends and a sincere desire to change have helped me largely overcome my "help issues," although I am still far from perfect. I have learned to not only more easily accept assistance, but to seek it out from my extended network.

How Do You Decide When It Is Time to Leave a Job?

Randy Hain | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

There are absolutely legitimate reasons why people change jobs. This post is not meant to dissuade you from doing that, but it is intended to help you think through the decision a little more carefully.

Leadership Lessons From a Child with Autism

Randy Hain | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

I have been leading people since I was a 16-year-old in high school working at a restaurant in the town where I grew up. Leadership has always been a ...

Being Intentional About Business Relationships

Randy Hain | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

I would suggest that a pervasive lack of self-awareness and an unbalanced focus on our own needs are the biggest contributors to poorly done business relationships

The Good Samaritan Within Us

Randy Hain | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

I am sharing this brief story with you as encouragement that we all have a good samaritan somewhere deep within us. It is easy to get lost in our own problems, but we have opportunities every day to reach out to people struggling all around us.

How We Measure Success

Randy Hain | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

My father comes from a generation that has much to teach us today. We can deceive ourselves all we want that today's world holds us to a different standard, but as I get older I recognize that we also have the ability to choose the lives we want to lead.

Embracing Authenticity

Randy Hain | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Have you ever replayed in your head pivotal moments in your life and regretted your actions or words? Ever feel a twinge when your mouth said one thing and your heart felt another? Perhaps your conscience is trying to get your attention.

One Cup of Coffee at a Time

Randy Hain | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

You might think my fondness for this restaurant is connected to my love of good coffee and the convenient location. Possibly, but my love of coffee meetings more accurately stems from the belief that this is a great way to build relationships and conduct business.

What You Need To Know About 'Work-Life Balance'

Randy Hain | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

What is the solution to finding more time for what matters while still succeeding at work? There is no magic formula, but I would like to share three basic ideas for how we can begin to tame our calendars and achieve better balance.