The Balancing Work-Life Successfully IQ Matrix explores how to achieve a work-life balance as you continue to build a thriving career. If you have aspirations to climb the career ladder, then it would be easy to assume that work-life balance would be impossible to achieve. While that may be true in some instances, it’s not quite as unlikely as it may seem in most instances. You will, however, need to be very diligent and meticulous in how you go about things.
This map provides you with a roadmap for having it all, including the career success you desire, and the work-life balance you very much need. It all, however, comes down to your definition of success. That is where the foundations of this process lie. Begin here, and everything else will fall into place.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Balancing Work-Life Successfully mind map.
- Defining Your Success: The first branch of this map explores the importance of defining what success means for you. This requires outlining your goals, roles, strengths, purpose, and values. All of these elements are paramount for long-term success in all life areas. Here you are also presented with numerous self-reflection questions to help you gain more profound levels of clarity about your life’s purpose and values.
- Managing Your Success: Managing the process of success is paramount. This effectively comes down to how you manage your time and where you focus your energy. When you’re able to manage your time and focus on the right things, that is how you gain control over your work-life balance objectives. Here the map also outlines the things you should avoid doing to make the most of your time.
- Your Success Criteria: We gain clarity when we set clearly defined goals. These goals must, however, take into account our roles and priorities; otherwise, we will struggle to achieve our work-life balance objectives. The third branch of this map provides guidance in this area. It also lists essential questions you should be asking yourself to gain deeper levels of clarity about your roles, priorities, and goals.
- Evaluate Your Success: The final branch of this map outlines the importance of regularly reviewing your progress towards your work-life balance objectives. Modifications may, at times, need to be made to maintain balance in all areas of life.
This map provides a roadmap and framework for achieving career success while maintaining a work-life balance. Referencing it regularly and committing it to memory will help you to embed these concepts and ideas into your subconscious mind.
A mind map, of course, does this beautifully because it mirrors the synaptic connections made in your brain as you try to establish new habits of thought and behavior. It brings together key concepts and ideas that help your brain to fully integrate and process this information. The brain, subsequently, rewires itself as it attempts to establish new habits of mind. It’s an ideal tool for creating lasting change and transformation.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your personal and professional life and will progressively take steps towards achieving a sound work-life balance while building a thriving career.
When you purchase the Balancing Work-Life Successfully IQ Matrix you will receive:
- A PDF copy of the IQ Matrix, which you can use for printing in high resolution.
- A JPG image file of the IQ Matrix, which is ideal for viewing on tablets and mobile devices.
- A Desktop Background version of the map you can use for reference on your computer.
- A MindManager file for those who wish to edit the content of the IQ Matrix.
Additional visual resources and variations of this IQ Matrix might be added to your account page at no extra cost in the future.