There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks.
Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the conversation on what a healthy leader looks like. To do this, I reached out to leaders I admire and respect.
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I asked each of these leaders a single question about healthy leadership:
What healthy habits do you attribute to your success as a leader?
Their answers fell into 3 categories: Physical health, mental health, and spiritual health. These 3 areas of health are critical to your success and I’m glad to see a recurring theme among the answers.
I’m thankful to each of the over 50 leaders that responded and were willing to be a part of this expert roundup. I believe their insights into healthy habits of leaders will inspire you to find your own. Read more...
A Guest Article By Mark Timm, CEO of Ziglar Family
Zig Ziglar taught that in order to be truly successful in life, one should be experiencing some level of success and balance in each of 7 key areas of life: Physical, Family, Mental, Financial, Spiritual, Career, and Personal. Mr. Ziglar called it the “Wheel of Life,” and it is what I keep in mind when I’m trying to create healthy habits to keep my life in balance.
With that in mind, here are some habits I employ in each of these areas:
I have a history of going a little overboard with the “healthy physical habits” – for example, weekly fasting or excessive training for athletic competitions, etc. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized it’s actually healthier to strive for sustainable balance in this area, even if it means not being so rigorous. I now take the approach of disciplining myself to make those healthy choices as often as I can, without going overboard. Read more...