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As 2020 comes to a close, Daniel Harkavy reflects on the year and shares the importance of creating a Life Plan. If this year has left you feeling off-course or adrift, it’s time to review, reflect, and plan.

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Whether you lead at home or work, how you start and end your day plays a significant role in how you show up as a leader, a friend, and a partner.
Principal Coach Dan Foster walks you through how to “bookend your day”, highlighting key elements to intentionally include in your morning and night routines to improve your well-being and productivity.

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Dan Foster, Vice President and Principal Coach at Building Champions, shares his journey from being a manager to becoming a coaching leader. 

 

REMINDER: Webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15 @ 9 a.m. (PDT) 
Moving from Manager to Coach – 4 Steps to Becoming a Coaching Leader

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You know from the moment I became a manager, I knew I wanted to do things different from how I had been managed in the past. Not that I had terrible managers in my career. In fact, I’m still friends with a number of people who managed me early on.

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The start of a new year is a perfect time to refresh your business plan.

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Starting your day right is about more than just “waking up on the right side of the bed.” It requires purpose and intentionality.

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As the end of 2016 draws near, we know that many of our clients are busy with year-end work deadlines, holiday parties, and family commitments.  There seems to be a growing pressure to fit more activities in less time without losing sight of the priorities that matter most.   Below are four powerful questions to ask yourself so you can end the year strong.

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Building Champions CEO Daniel Harkavy recently spoke to an audience of executives at their  corporation’s customized Experience about prioritizing what is truly important to you. Urging them to  make tough choices each day to get the results they want in work and life, he asked, “Are you giving your  leftovers to the people who mean the most to you?” 

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There are things that get in the way every day to distract us from accomplishing what’s most important. They block us from getting to the high priority actions that can take our business and personal lives to a higher level.

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As we wind down from the first 90 days of 2016, some of you have intuitively taken time to reflect on your Life Plan, measuring your progress from the decisions you made back in late December, and aiming for better results in a few key areas that were important to you. If that sounds like you, I hope you will celebrate your victories and personally thank those who helped you move your intentions to actions this past winter. Personal notes are good, as are personal calls… but make sure the people who have inspired you know how much they mean to you!

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I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am for you to read Living Forward.

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Time to Reflect

Growing up as a TV fan in the ‘80s, I was forced to get comfortable with waiting. When my favorite show ended on Tuesday at 9 p.m. (like this one or this one), we were forced to wait 7 long days to see what happened next to the characters we loved. In that forced hiatus,… Read More

Fighting a Fixed Mindset

Let’s be honest: 2020 has been a challenging year. That’s not to say there haven’t been moments of triumph and opportunity, but for many of us our mindsets and perspective have been tested like never before. We’ve been forced to re-think our rhythms, routines, priorities and schedules, all while dealing with a tsunami of change… Read More

The 7 Perspectives Video Series

Part I: Your Decisions & Influence In the first of a three-part video series, Daniel Harkavy explores how your decisions and influence affect everything from promotions to gaining and keeping the trust of your team and peers.  Read Video Transcript