It is said that inner peace is the new success. Young leaders—and all of us were young once—seem to believe they can pay high prices for success without it really impacting their life.
Now we know better. However, that doesn’t mean we’re doing better. Stress is a killer. It actually releases cortisol that can lead to issues beyond heart disease. Taking care of yourself is not just a good idea, it’s critical.
I once asked a group of Baby Boomers what they most wish they’d known when they were in their 20’s and 30’s. They offered ideas related to simplifying, targeting and enjoying. Not one focused on making more money.
Making money is not bad. Making a life, however, is a great idea. You can do both. Here are three steps to get you started:
Self-awareness, self-care and self-love are critical for leaders who care about not only themselves and their families, but for your employees. Healthy employees cost less, perform better, and create better cultures. And healthy employees are happy employees. And that makes everyone’s journey better!
Dee Dee has helped create and coach "customer care" programs and cultures for healthcare, government, travel, financial services, plumbing, retail, publishing, automotive and entire communities.