ABD6 – The dangers of being hyper-focused on success and how establishing rhythms can solve it with Jim Sheils, EducationBuddha

How did, an already successful man, who just wanted to better connect with his step kids end up building a company around this very purposeful goal into one that helps many of the top entrepreneurs in the world connect deeper with their kids. Jim Sheils founded and grew The Family Board Meeting concept out of this mission and he shares invaluable lessons from his own journey as a man in his 20s to his 40s – how we evolved in business and at home. Truly a remarkable interview! Here are just a few nuggets I learnt from this interview. Listen now!

  • How kids are catalyst to bizdads being both more conservative yet more aggressive in other ways!
  • The drive and ambition to do well for you and your family often starts off well-intentioned.. But then the hyperfocus on “success” ends up creating a disconnect with the people we love. We look up and then things are suddenly awkward…
  • Learn how to teach from failing forward
  • I know I’ve made progress..but it’s lifelong
  • The importance of rhythm over balance and habit
  • What is date night with a question!?
  • The simplicity of a walk
  • The immense power of a board meeting
  • Discusses the expectations we put on ourselves (this part was mind-blowing for me)
  • Look for possibility not opportunity
  • The importance of staying true to your highest core values when in a lovers’ quarrel
  • How you change in your 20’s, your 30’s and then 40s and on…
  • A cool game to talk about “that taboo subject” with the kids
  • Common problem is  sooo men are hyperfocused on growth, and then they go down the road and suddenly realize all those close to them don’t even know them anymore…despite this entire journey had good intentions

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About Jim Sheils

Jim Sheils is known as the “Crazy Glue” for entrepreneur families. His popular “Board Meeting” strategy and other simple frameworks are helping thousands of business leaders worldwide reconnect where it counts most: at home. His firm, Family Board Meetings, LLC specializes in retreats, workshops, and private consulting for entrepreneurs looking to strengthen their family lives while still succeeding in business. Jim’s ability to build immediate trust and create consistent results for his clients (and their children) has given him the opportunity to work with top organizations around the world including EO, YPO, Gathering of Titans, Mastermind Talks, Harvard University and several top companies including Advisors Excel, Keller Williams and more.

Jim has also become a leader in the movement to improve the education system for our children. Sharing his own family’s journey into alternative education and the creation of his “Education Matrix”, Jim shows parents how to get involved in their children’s education without feeling overwhelmed and to ensure their kids are receiving the most important lessons rarely taught in school.

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