Finding Your Life Balance

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You fill your life with many activities and it is difficult to get the balance between those activities right. But getting the balance right gives a tremendous payback. You feel fulfilled. You are in harmony with yourself and your world. Which is good for you, and also impacts positively on your family, friends, and co-workers. The first step towards a possible adjustment of your life balance is to assess your life as it is now. This course will enable you to assess your present life, both at home and at work, and the relationship between the two. Is it balanced? How and why is it out of balance? You will learn what the obstacles to achieving a balanced life are, and how to apply a basic strategy to overcome these obstacles. Finally, you will learn about the role of the individual in relation to the organization he works in, and how this impacts on his life. Are you working for an organizational culture which fits you? Are you in balance with your job? Do you have the right kinds of working relationships? Only through properly understanding where you are, in relation to where you want to be, can you begin to construct a map that will take you to your objective of a balanced, fulfilled life.

Target Audience
Anyone in business who wants a balanced life in order to increase his or her satisfaction, energy and productivity

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Assessing Your Current Situation

  • identify the benefits of assessing current life balance.
  • use life chart categories to determine an individual's satisfaction with his current situation.
  • take appropriate actions to make the most of your energy in a given scenario.
  • match value drivers with individuals in a given scenario.
  • What is Getting in the Way?

  • identify the benefits of learning how to overcome obstacles to life balance.
  • make recommendations about how an individual could act to effectively achieve life balance.
  • distinguish between examples of internal and external obstacles to change.
  • apply the strategies required to overcome obstacles to changing life balance, acting appropriately in relation to both internal and external barriers, in a given scenario.
  • Individual and Organizational Fit

  • recognize the benefits of assessing the individual and organizational fit.
  • match examples of comments about organizational culture with the cultural types exhibited.
  • determine the job preferences of individuals in specified examples.
  • match individuals to their dominant work relationship preferences.
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