When you hire a life coach or a business coach, one of the initial pieces of advice they will give you is to put the big rocks first. Aaron Walker devotes an entire chapter of his book View From the Topto that topic alone. When Aaron coaches clients one on one, he tells them when they fill their schedule and calendar to be sure to put the big rocks in first.
What are the characteristics of a workaholic? As we finish up our focus on execution, it is important that we take a close look at the dangers associated with focusing on work too much. I want to think specifically about how those we love might be negatively affected when our lives get out of balance. Even God rested when His creative work was done!
Recently we decided to offer a survey in our church to assess the needs of our marriages. A little over 11% of our married couples responded, but we expected that. Most people don’t like to throw their junk out there even if it is anonymous. The survey revealed a lot of things but four of the five biggest issues our couples needed help to deal with were: