If you are an executive approaching retirement, you could live twenty to thirty or possibly more years of active, healthy, engaging time with no obligations other than doing what you want. For some, this feels scary. For others, there’s a feeling of excitement and freedom. Most of us feel both.
You need to be proactive about managing stress, anxiety, and the mounting pressures of work. But there is no single recipe to success and busy professionals and executives need to experiment with some trial and error to find the most effective and efficient tools to manage stress and anxiety.
Nearly 300 years ago, a British physician, preacher and intellectual by the name of Thomas Fuller said, “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” Such sage historical wisdom still holds true today. It sounds so elementary, but it’s worth a reminder. Live a balanced and healthful life in order to reach the top.
Being a stressed out executive is not a reflection on your leadership abilities but not doing anything about it can negatively impact your focus, productivity and profit. Who can afford that?
Are you experiencing a business or life downturn? Learn to Survive and Thrive with these Wise Words.
A Sustainable Business is a constituted organisation that takes full account of its triple bottom line – i.e. managing and contributing to social, environmental and economic improvements in its business practices.
When we “keep the faith” and focus on maintaining our authenticity and sustainability in our business lives, especially when times are tough, there is no need for “work/life balance”, there’s just life.
Staying young takes an understanding that body, mind, and spirit are interconnected. Without the balance of all three, staying young wouldn’t be worthwhile.
Meaningful work goes well beyond what I do for a living, it joyfully expresses what I do with my living.