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Your Time

Your time is more precious than money. You will have the opportunity to make more money. You cannot make more time.

Understand the value of your time. The more successful you become the greater the more valuable your time becomes. This means your time value is a moving target. If you are just out of school you probably clean your own house. At some point it makes sense to hire someone else to do it. Revisit this valuation at least twice a year by evaluating your tasks and determining which should continue to be done by you, and which can be outsourced to others.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in highest and best use of time, Life balance, Uncategorized.

#561 Take a Break From Responsibilities

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It’s important to get away periodically and take a break from responsibilities.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Adjust your mindset, Life balance, Podcasts, Stress Reduction.

#516 Development


The development of your loved ones and yourself should be among your highest priorities.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Decisions, Life balance, Podcasts.

#498 Pragmatic Skill Set

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Honing your pragmatic skill set can help drive greater success.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Life balance, Podcasts, productivity, success.



According to Google, the definition of pragmatic is, “dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.” Over the past 20 years I have been studying the characteristics of successful business people with balanced lives. The most prevalent attribute they share is that they are pragmatic individuals. It also happens to be a skill that improves with age. If you had to rate yourself on a scale of 1-10, how pragmatic are you?

Characteristics of pragmatic people:

Practical—The pragmatist lives in the real world, he accepts it for what it is and plays the hand he’s dealt.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Life balance, productivity, success.

#438 Take Advantage of Where You Live

90 sec nav 1400x1400-72 In order to live life like you are on vacation, get the most out of the activities that are available to you. Make sure you take advantage of where you live.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in appreciation, happiness, Life balance, Podcasts, Uncategorized.