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From An Agent: The Balancing Act

by Jack Bitton on November 25, 2013

From Bitton Group Agent Trevor Schneeberger.

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Can a person realistically balance career and family life, and truly keep them both thriving?  A weighty question for anyone who doesn’t wish for their career or relationships to breakdown and dissolve.
But before I go any further, let me begin by quoting an expert on the matter. In his book, The One Thing, Gary Keller (co-founder of Keller Williams Realty) says, “A balanced life is a lie. So if achieving balance is a lie, then what do you do? Counterbalance.” His answer doesn’t come natural to most of us. When you really think about it, life is not about being balanced but actually balancing.  And the effort of balancing is constant.  Think of a tightrope walker.  He is constantly making small and sometimes large corrections to keep himself from falling off the wire.  Success in balancing is making the necessary adjustments before you go too far in either direction.
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