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WRITING YOUR MAXIMS

A good maxim will remind you that work is a means to an end. It will enable you to make better decisions about where you allocate your time and energy to ensure that you have a balance between the work you do and the things you love in life.

You might think that creating your maxim for achieving balance in your life will be simple. I will caution you that it is quite difficult. The simplicity stems from your having a deep understanding of what you are excited about in life. You likely have favored hobbies or pastimes that come readily to mind. It is easy to zero in on those as the source of raw material for creating this maxim. The difficult part is writing your maxim in such a way that the emotional trigger to take action is powerful enough to overcome the inertia of your work life. If the maxim cannot get you to step away from the laptop and leave the workplace, it is worth less than the one piece of paper it is written on. You must find an emotional trigger that creates a v....


  

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