Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life
by Stewart D. Friedman
IDEA IN BRIEF
Lifeâs a zero-sum game, right? The more you strive to win in one dimension (for example, your work), the more the other three dimensions (your self, your home, and your community) must lose. Not according to Friedman. You donât have to make trade-offs among lifeâs domains, at least, not as much as you think. Nor should you: Trading off can leave you feeling exhausted, unfulfilled, or isolated. And it hurts the people you care about most.
To excel in all dimensions of life, use Friedmanâs Total Leadership process. First, articulate who and what matters most in your life. Then experiment with small changes that enhance your satisfaction and performance ...