Pursuing Goals, not Finding Balance

Kirsten Elsa

A few months back I wrote about finding a balance with all my goals, and I wanted to share how that’s going and what I’m learning.

Broke McAlary says the goal isn’t finding balance, but tilting. She describes the concept more in her books (Destination Simple and Slow) and on her podcast Slow Your Home. Now, I admit, I haven’t read the books, I only heard her on a podcast talk once about this concept, but it’s so so good, I had to share it.

Here’s the idea–don’t try to balance everything in your life. Not everything is going to get equal attention. Instead, if something is more important one day, or one week, or one month than tilt toward that and focus in. You’ll get more done if you give yourself permission to focus your energy on one thing.

Seriously, this concept blew my mind! I’ve…

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Bet On Yourself

Great advice and something I needed to hear

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Think about it. What do you have to lose?

The majority of us (Gen X, Y) have spent most of our adult lives working for someone else—building someone else’s brand and often at the cost of our own happiness and financial security. 

Imagine what life could have looked like if we’d spent those ten or twenty years honing our craft and investing in our own initiatives. The financial ceiling would have been unlimited. It really would. 

The purpose of this post is to bring to your awareness that YOU have what it takes to live life on your own terms. If you choose to, you can earn more money than you’ve ever earned. You can become an influencer or go-to-person as it relates to your niche. If you choose to, you no longer have to punch a timecard for an employer who sees and treats you as a disposable commodity…

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It’s Time to Fire Your Boss_Part III

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In Part II of this series, I recounted the story of Jim. The story of Jim is unfortunately one that happens everyday in the workforce. Jim gave his best years to his employer only to be fired when they no longer found him useful. In this final part of the series, I will continue the discussion about the perils of depending on any employer as it relates to securing your financial future.

Drastic and widespread increases in corporate restructuring, downsizing, outsourcing, and the unintended consequences of globalism have reduced job security to a relic of the past. Gone are the days of working for a single employer for thirty or forty years.

As soon as you walk through the doors of your employer’s building, the clock that marks your termination starts counting down. Your employer sees you as a product with a limited shelf life. It does not matter whether…

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