Sharpen the Saw

20 practices of work/life balance and self-renewal

Imagine you are travelling through the woods and happen upon a wood cutter who is struggling to cut down a tree.

You notice the wood cutter is busy sawing away without much progress.

“How long have you been at this?” you ask.

The Wheel of Life

A Work / Life Balance Self-Assessment Tool

The Wheel of Life is a simple self-assessment tool that can give you a visual look at the areas in your life that you are neglecting and where you are doing well. It’s a common tool used by life coaches to help define the priorities for their clients. I use it as a personal self-assessment tool to gauge how I am doing within my key areas of focus.