PP 492: James Sudakow, Principal of CH Consulting
“Work life balance is obtainable. The most important thing I have found is the willingness to prioritize, maybe more important than that is to accept the implications of that prioritization.”
James Sudakow, the Principal of CH Consulting, thought that his business would be a one year experiment and then he would return to Corporate America. Nearly ten years later, he has written multiple books and put his own words into action in his business. Listen in as James shares with Kim his realization of his need to give up growing his business, figuring out your boundaries and sticking to them, and how documenting a day in a life can help you manage your life and work balance.
00:50 A one year experiment turned into almost 10 years!
13:10 Work life balance
22:46 Defining boundaries and figuring out what works best
26:30 “Super Hero Syndrome”
31:30 Utilizing the resources you have available
34:02 A day in a life…
Out of the Blur
17:42 “This whole notion of spending a little bit of time doing something just for you to help restore you, that completely fell off and I found that it is super necessary.”
40:14 “Work life balance is obtainable. The most important thing I have found is the willingness to prioritize, maybe more important than that is to accept the implications of that prioritization.”