Episode 187: Daily Routines for Your Career

Episode 187: Daily Routines for Your Career

Ready to make the most of your workday?  I mean, if you are going to be there all day and give your attention and focus to it you should make it as effective as possible in reaching your goals, right?

In this episode, I am giving you a sneak peek from our recent training from inside Life Balance Membership.  In the membership training, we went in deep for your career SOPs on the annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly, and daily basis. For this episode, I’m giving you all the details on daily planning.  And if you are a member and already viewed the training, there are some bonus tips and details in this episode that I just couldn’t squeeze into the training.

As a bonus, when you join Life Balance Membership in the month of May, I’ll email the full career SOP training and workbook to you right away.

Action Items and Tips From the Show

This episode, I am going to walk you through how to create a different work environment that actually helps you move your career in the direction you want it to go so you can get in, get it done, and then turn it off to focus on other parts of your life.

  1. Create the right environment for yourself
    • Calendar-Set it up to serve your goals and desired outcomes-
    • Expectations
      1. What are you allowing
      2. Boundaries
    • Watch your mindset going into work
      1. Feeding during your commute
      2. Affirmations as you leave your car
      3. Pray over your day
  2. Set up your day
    • Review your weekly objectives
    • Tasks
    • Time
    • People
  3. Close out your day
    • Respect your closeout time
    • Review and celebrate
    • Reminders for the next day
    • Tidy up

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Episode 17: Take Back Balance Series; Setting Boundaries

Episode 17: Take Back Balance Series; Setting Boundaries


In this Episode, We continue in Our Series: Take Back Balance Challenge

Setting Boundaries


This podcast series really brings to life our 7 Day Take Back Balance Challenge.  Every day of the challenge has a new theme and action items to go along with it.  During this podcast series, we take one of those themes and explore it a bit more.



Let me share a story with you.

Hi, my name is Jenny and I am a recovering work-a-holic.  When I went through the process of balancing my life, God guided me to things that let me see how I wanted my life to feel.  Now because I am super goal driven, type A personality I got into action right away and started to set up goals to get me there (that is how the workbook you got yesterday was born).  My goals were set, and I went to work going after them.  But then things started happening.  Temptation came up.  Bigger opportunities started to pop up at work.  Things that I wanted for awhile.  Opportunities that looked really good and to the outsider that didn’t know the journey of life balance I was on, it was a no brainer-you take the opportunity!  I struggled for about a month going back and forth on if I should take it or not.  One of the things I was clear on when I was looking at my goals, was less travel for work and more time at home.  The opportunity would mean more travel for the first 8-10 months.  Finally, after a lot of praying and talking to trusted sources I had my answer.  I needed to be true to my goals, and set boundaries in place.  I turned down the offer.  I put up a gate over that path.  While it looked nice, it wasn’t leading to the life I wanted to live.  When I did that, I had instant peace over the whole situation.


Think about it this way.  When you set goals for yourself, you are at the starting point of your path and your goal is at the end.  Things come up in life that will take you off the path toward your goal.  If you really want to get to where you want to go, you need to put a gate up over those forks in the road.  Take away the temptation to go down them.  What gates do you need to put up in your life?