Balance: How to make your business and family life work together

Balance: How to make your business and family life work together

by Robert M James

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925648188
Publisher: Michael Hanrahan Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2017
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert James has a proven record in business. He is passionate about growing businesses while maintaining his connection with his family. At the age of 21 he first entered the business world as a professional horse trainer and breaker. By 27 years of age he had commenced his franchise network James Home Services, which grew to a 400-strong nationwide franchise system and turned over $20 million in services yearly. And he has over 20 years of experience as an elite business coach and sales manager.
Robert is also devoted Dad to five cool kids Hayden, Cameron, Nadine, Rohan and Luke. He has been their main caregiver for nearly 20 years. Robert truly lives and breathes the belief that "your business should work for your family!"

Table of Contents

Introduction: Chasing the dream 1

PART I: THE TIME IS NOW

Chapter 1: Don’t wait until life rocks you to look for balance 7

Chapter 2: How balancing family and business can fast-track your business growth 15

Chapter 3: How to avoid common traps for new players 23

Chapter 4: Breaking old habits 27

Chapter 5: Are you a workaholic or just too scared to stop? 35

Chapter 6: Making the definite decision 41

PART II: CREATING A GAME PLAN

Chapter 7: How to survive the journey 49

Chapter 8: The importance of self-awareness 57

Chapter 9: Keeping your balance in an unbalanced world 61

Chapter 10: The GPS system for your business 67

Chapter 11: How to savour the journey 73

PART III: BUILDING YOUR PRO TEAM

Chapter 12: Common problems when building a team 81

Chapter 13: The importance of defining roles in a family business 95

Chapter 14: Building your force fields 101

Chapter 15: Developing your Pro Team 105

PART IV: MAKING IT HAPPEN

Chapter 16: Walking the talk 113

Chapter 17: Sticking to the program 119

Chapter 18: Implementing the plan 125

Chapter 19: Surviving life’s storms 133

Chapter 20: Riding the wave when things really go to plan 139

Chapter 21: Swimming with sharks while fighting your demons 145

Chapter 22: It’s your business, your journey and your family 153

Index 159

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