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Everyone’s working for a living. Your career can sustain you, bring you certain freedoms, and can elevate you to a better lifestyle, but if you’re not careful or conscious about how much time and effort you put in, the distraction can cause your most treasured relationships to unravel. Is work/life balance a real thing? Jim Sheils, known as the Family Guy or the Crazy Glue for families, unmasks the truth behind why you’re working so hard, and shares ways to deepen your most treasured connections . . . no matter your work schedule.

Jim is on a mission to revolutionize family life–to help you enjoy your family more than the average parent by balancing success at work with success at home. His goal’s to deepen relationships and improve education for entrepreneur families. Through Jim’s popular Family Board Meeting book, he provides wonderful strategies–including the powerful 18-summer strategy that’s helped parents worldwide reconnect with their children in fun and experiential ways. By creating the education matrix, Jim’s also helping to change our educational system and better prepare our children for the more practical affairs of life.

When everyone’s completely overscheduled and disconnected from the world, be the one who’s not–listen how!

Key takeaways:

Welcome clarity. When you’re trying to wholeheartedly explain your long hours at work and your repeated absence from the home front, have you ever said, “I’m doing this for you?” Turns out that phrase couldn’t be more false. There’s a hidden beauty in your frustration and a way to turn it all around. Start HERE . . . [7:30].

Welcome connection. Think of the topmost personal, powerful relationships that you’re going to have in your lifetime. These are the ones you can’t lose sight of and that you have to keep and maintain. How? Set the stage by focusing on these TWO key things . . . [16:23].

Welcome wonderment. When you have a family, it’s all too easy to focus all your attention on providing for them rather than spending quality time with each member. But in such a demanding world filled with chaotic schedules, is it realistic to do so? The ONE proven family strategy that can help you get on track . . . [27:45].

Welcome rhythm. Open your calendar. What are the repeated events? Pay rent, take the dog to the groomers, soccer practice every Monday–the truth is, what you schedule gets done. So what if you used this mentality to nourish your closest relationships? The results will AMAZE you. THIS is how it works . . . [36:38].

Tune in and turn the volume up for a dose of inspiration and life lessons. You’re never more than One Idea Away from a whole, new reality.