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Find Balance by Accepting the Good Along with the Bad

January 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

I lead a lot of YPO forum retreats and, I inevitably get around to asking leaders about what it means to be successful. “What does success look like to you?” I ask. The answers I receive can be surprising, as well as enlightening. For most, the answer to that question includes the accumulation of wealth, status or power, or all three. Yet I sense little joy or pleasure in those who answer me in that way. Those who seem happiest with their professional and personal lives always point to something else; some other something that is often difficult for them to describe, that has intruded into their well-made plans for success, and that has delivered joy and happiness they had […]

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