Personal Alignment Workshop Series
In this workshop, you will learn that to not only survive, but to thrive in this economy, you must corner a specific niche of knowledge that has a high barrier to entry (i.e. that no one else has or can easily obtain) and utilize this knowledge to serve a strong customer need. Yet regurgitating knowledge alone doesn’t work; it must emanate from your heart and tap the reserve of passion that may be laying dormant within you.
We all struggle to find not just a job or a career, but a calling. Even those of us who have found our passion in life often feel, like the rest of us, overworked and stressed-out from the unprecedented demands on our time. In this workshop series, you will learn work-life balance strategies that nurture your heart in an age where it is much more difficult to control computers, crackberries and cell-phones than the other way around. You will consider the question: When you are nearing the last days of your life, do you want to look back and see a career, or do you want to see a life?
To see if this is the right workshop for you, consider whether each of the following statements is True or False as it applies to where you currently are in your life:
I’m not sure what I want to do with my life
I feel stressed out often.
I am a giver, and have trouble receiving from others.
I wish I controlled my email, but feel it’s usually the other way around.
I know how to take care of others, but not of myself.
I keep thinking, “One day, it won’t be such a struggle.” That day never seems to come.
I always seem to get into the wrong relationships
I spend too much time and energy trying to please others.
I don’t spend enough time doing what’s truly important to me.
I come home completely exhausted and want my partner (or family members) to understand it’s the nature of my job; they generally don’t.
Sometimes when I’m in a relationship I forget about everything else, including my friends.
My job pays the bills, but doesn’t fulfill me.
I’ve got lots of good ideas, the problem is executing on them.
A negative comment from someone else can ruin my whole day.
It’s easy to schedule meetings with others. It’s hard to schedule time for myself. When I do (e.g. yoga, sports, vacations) I often sabotage the time I’ve carved out for myself by leaving the office late
I’m too hard on myself.
I know if I had more self-confidence I would go for what I really want in life.
This isn’t where I thought I would be in my life.
When I finally take a vacation, I vow to do things differently when I get back. It never lasts.
I take my work home with me. I’m hardly ever completely disconnected from my work.
The Personal Alignment workshop series usually includes two 4-hour sessions, although other schedules are also possible. There is an assignment in between sessions, primarily to help you develop your personal Vision Statement and one-year Action Plan. Workshop participants will also be expected to do readings from one of Anthony Silard’s books on alignment, which will be provided along with a special workbook only available to workshop participants. Anthony Silard, President of The Global Leadership Institute, will be facilitating both sessions.
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