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#088: Work/Life Balance, Fact or Fiction? with Larry Hagner

Work/Life Balance, it’s a term that gets tossed around a lot but is it even possible to achieve? With all that we have going on as men, it seems impossible to manage at times.

My guest today, Larry Hagner, with the Good Dad Project, shares with me about how to create more purposeful time, why it’s easier to be driven at home than at work, and what it means to life with work/life integration.

Larry Hagner

Larry HagnerLarry Hagner is an author, speaker, coach, podcaster, and founder of the Good Dad Project.

The Good Dad Project is dedicated to helping men become the best version of themselves so they can show up big for their kids.

Larry grew up in a fatherless environment for most of his life and when he became a father himself 9 years ago he had no idea what to do. All he knew is that he didn’t want to fail. He dove into self improvement, he worked with coaches and mentors, and created the Good Dad Project to help other men with their struggles.

Larry has recently published a book called “The Dad’s Edge: 9 Simple Ways to Unlimited Patience, Improved Relationships, and Positive Lasting Memories.” He has also created an online course called: “The Dad’s Edge: 6 Simple Strategies to Empowering your Journey as a Dad.”

“In order to have work/life integration, you have to be disciplined.” Tweet That
— Larry Hagner

Show Highlights

  • Whether or not work/life balance is even possible
  • The concept of “Work/Life Integration”
  • How to create more “purposeful” time
  • The importance of an effecient calendar
  • The pros and cons of technology for productivity
  • Why it’s easier to be driven in the office than it is at home
  • The power of visualization in acheiveing balance in your life
  • Home to overcome overwhelm

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“It’s not the STRESS that’s hindering our performance, it’s our RESPONSE to it.” Tweet That
— Larry Hagner

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