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    Article and Print Press

Work-Life Balance Takes Finesse; Finding Equilibrium | Investors Business Daily

Perfect work-life balance might be a myth, but aiming for equilibrium reaps benefits for hard-charging executives. How they stay in check: Identify rewards. “You’ll never get enough of what you don’t really need,” said Brian Gast, author of “The Business of Wanting More.” He tells executives to mull over their exact motivations — more money, wider recognition, a specific achievement? “Understand why you’re doing what you’re doing,” he told IBD. That answer will guide actions you take toward… (read more)

 

Ten Questions to Help You Choose a Mentor | CIO Insight

No matter how high you are on the corporate ladder, there’s always a value in having a mentor or a trusted partner who can help you navigate through the twists and turns of your career. Even accomplished CEOs say they need a helping hand or some good advice every once in a while. But how to you know if a mentor or respected peer is the right kind of advisor for you? In the recent book, “The Business of Wanting More: Why Some Executives Move from Success to Fulfillment and Others Don’t” (Barnegat Press/Available in October), author Brian Gast examines these relationships in-depth. Gast advises executives to… (read more)

 

Fearless and Fulfilled: 7 Steps to Finding Business Success and Happiness | Young Entrepreneur

Is it possible to be successful in business and unfulfilled? To serial entrepreneur Brian Gast, the answer is a resounding yes. His view, and one that I share, is that the process of needing to adapt to the long-standing business culture where success is only measured in the money you make for yourself and your business can be jarring for young, idealistic entrepreneurs. For those, say, interested in making the world a better place and/or enjoying a leisurely lifestyle with friends and family, the knowledge that success is often measured by financial impact can be frustrating — and not the least fulfilling. To this end, Gast in his book “The Business of Wanting More” outlines… (read more)

Great Leadership hosted by Professor Dan McCarthy
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Denver Business Journal
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The Reformed CEO
The Denver Post
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Transition from a Who’s Who Among Denver Telecom CEOS to Executive Coach
Rocky Mountain News
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Denver Business Journal
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    Audio Press
1340 WGAU with Barbara Dooley – January 2, 2013
Do You Own Your Money of Does It Own You?

 

Stu Taylor on Business Show. – Dec. 6th, 2012
If you had a choice, would you rather be rich and happy or poor and happy?

 

Interview with Bill Kearney on Financial Spectrum Show – Nov. 29th, 2012
Looking at leadership from a different angle… Do executives resist doing inner work?

“Colorado Matters” interview with Ryan Warner, Colorado Public Radio, Dec. 30th, 2008
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    Video Press

9News feature of Brian Gast: Tips on Leading a More Fulfilling Life

Interview with ColoradoBiz Magazine on a range of topics including leadership, coaching, mentoring and one stupid thing that smart leaders do:

Here is a link to the article.
http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/the-leadership-lattice-brian-gast/

Television Interview with Heidi McGuireChannel 9News
(Windows Media Player video: Dec 2008)