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  1. 1. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 11 Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development The 7 Habits To Build A Balanced LifeThe 7 Habits To Build A Balanced Life With Lasting ResultsWith Lasting Results By Anne Egros, Global Executive Coach Zest and Zen International
  2. 2. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 22 1 1 1 77 Steps For Getting A Balanced LifeSteps For Getting A Balanced Life 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  3. 3. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 33 Basic ConceptsBasic Concepts • If you experience professional challengesIf you experience professional challenges you have personal challenges too.you have personal challenges too. • Self-care is the secret for having aSelf-care is the secret for having a balanced life at work and at homebalanced life at work and at home
  4. 4. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 44 • Distractions • Standards • Behavioral Profile • Communication Style • Strengths, Skills, Talent • Awareness Level • Attitude • Needs Step 1: DiscoverStep 1: Discover
  5. 5. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 55 Step 2: AnalyzeStep 2: Analyze • What are your values and principles ?What are your values and principles ? • What is your mission statement ? Your purpose in life ?What is your mission statement ? Your purpose in life ? • What challenges are you facing ?What challenges are you facing ? • What are your priorities?What are your priorities? • What are choices you need to make ?What are choices you need to make ? • Which development area do you want to focus on ?Which development area do you want to focus on ? • What reserves do you have ? financial, emotional, physicalWhat reserves do you have ? financial, emotional, physical
  6. 6. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 66 Step 3: Create a Compelling Vision forStep 3: Create a Compelling Vision for YourselfYourself • Who do you want to be in the next 10, 5 or 3 years ?Who do you want to be in the next 10, 5 or 3 years ? • What would be your dreams if money would not be aWhat would be your dreams if money would not be a concern ?concern ? • Describe your dreams in detail, what will you do? withDescribe your dreams in detail, what will you do? with whom? in which environment ? describe with all youwhom? in which environment ? describe with all you senses and feelings, visualize your successsenses and feelings, visualize your success • What would be your legacy after you die ?What would be your legacy after you die ?
  7. 7. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 77 Step 4: CREATEStep 4: CREATE SMARTSMART GOALS:GOALS: • SS - specific, significant, stretching - specific, significant, stretching • MM - measurable, meaningful, motivational - measurable, meaningful, motivational • AA - agreed upon, attainable, achievable, acceptable, - agreed upon, attainable, achievable, acceptable, action-orientedaction-oriented • RR - realistic, relevant, reasonable, rewarding, results- - realistic, relevant, reasonable, rewarding, results- orientedoriented • TT - time-based, timely, tangible, tracked - time-based, timely, tangible, tracked
  8. 8. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 88 Step 5 Plan: Define a StrategyStep 5 Plan: Define a Strategy • Focus first on goals that can make a difference nowFocus first on goals that can make a difference now • Cut big goals into smaller ones with actionable actions andCut big goals into smaller ones with actionable actions and shorter deadlinesshorter deadlines • Identify the gaps between where you are now and where youIdentify the gaps between where you are now and where you want to gowant to go • Identify what you need to do to fill the gapsIdentify what you need to do to fill the gaps • Create daily habits and systems that simplify your work andCreate daily habits and systems that simplify your work and your life to save timeyour life to save time
  9. 9. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 99 Step 6: ActionStep 6: Action • Do not procrastinate but synergizeDo not procrastinate but synergize • Empower yourself. Be accountable for actions you takeEmpower yourself. Be accountable for actions you take or do not takeor do not take • Celebrate success and reward yourselfCelebrate success and reward yourself • Learn form your mistakesLearn form your mistakes • Avoid analysis paralysis: Just do itAvoid analysis paralysis: Just do it • You miss 100% of your goals when you do not takeYou miss 100% of your goals when you do not take actionaction • Get support: mentor, manager, coach, family, friendGet support: mentor, manager, coach, family, friend
  10. 10. Zest and Zen InternationalZest and Zen International 1010 Step 7: Results and ImprovementStep 7: Results and Improvement • Take time to analyze what worked or did not workTake time to analyze what worked or did not work • Transform the 7 steps into 7 habitsTransform the 7 steps into 7 habits • Building a balanced life is an on going processBuilding a balanced life is an on going process ...and most of all :...and most of all : “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”

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