One Simple Thing That Will Allow You to Live a Happier Life

“Don’t seek for everything to happen as you wish it would, but rather wish that everything happens as it actually will – then your life will flow well.” – Epictetus, Enchiridion, 8

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I have always been a very analytical person and thinker. In the past, I would get into conversations with people that would get heated quickly. Honestly sometimes that still happens, but I recognize those times more easily now and can quickly correct them. But going back about 10 years, when I worked for Starbucks Coffee & Tea, I had a boss who had the managerial courage to tell me that he saw something in me that I could work on. 

I remember that day pretty well, it was towards the end of the summer and it was our annual review time. “Joe” set up a meeting with me in his office and we talked for about an hour. We discussed some of the projects I had led and the initiatives that I was leading. There were opportunities to adjust on all of those items even though the outcomes were favorable. 

The one opportunity that really sticks with me even to this day is when we got to the topic of interpersonal communication and relationships. I had a huge blindspot that no one had ever talked to me about. Joe leaned into the conversation and said “I’ve noticed that at times you can get frustrated with others and you show that emotion quickly.” He went on to say “Learning how to control that emotion and turn it into a good outcome rather than a negative one will serve you well in your career.” 

What I had failed to see in myself was that I was getting frustrated with progress or the lack thereof on different projects. I would make it easily known I was frustrated and as a result it would bring down the morale of those around me (teammates, project team members, & leadership.) I was only thinking about how the situation was affecting me personally and wasn’t doing a very good job of just accepting situations for what they were.

Since that conversation, I have been working on acceptance. Acceptance of my life situation, current events, and other people’s reactions around me. I wouldn’t say that I have mastered my frustration and my outward expression of frustration, but I am much more able to notice when those times are happening or about to happen and can quickly course correct.

Being able to build this competency of acceptance has allowed me to feel much more confident in my ability to lead a happy life and one that leaves me feeling fulfilled.

All of us desire to have a fulfilled life. None of us on the planet are secretly wishing for a life unfulfilled. At least not anyone reading this book. We all have ingrained in us a desire to be happy. But let’s be careful not to confuse happiness and fulfillment as universal goals we all are striving for.

Those two things can be different for everyone. What I determine to be fulfilling or what I find happiness in is going to be different from you. That’s ok, it’s what makes the world a beautiful place. We shouldn’t strive to be carbon copies of each other. We are all unique and all have our own individual purpose that we are able to work toward.

Not so fast though. Just because we are all unique and no two people are the same (except maybe twins) doesn’t automatically mean that we will see that purpose come true. Consider that when we go against who we truly are at our core, we ignore our human nature and then deviate from our authentic selves. This in turn will prevent us from seeing that purpose come to life.

One of the best ways to stay connected to your authentic self is through acceptance. Acceptance of yourself, your surroundings, and your current situation in life. Without acceptance we risk trying to go against the nature of things.

Miyamoto Musashi wrote a text titled “The Dokkōdō” (The Art of Walking Alone) over 400 years ago. He outlined 21 precepts that he wanted to pass on to his students. This one stood out to me.

Dokkōdō Principle #1: yo yo no michi o somuku koto nashi (世世の道お背くことなし)

English translation: Do not go against the way of the human world that is perpetuated from generation to generation (aka: Accept everything just the way it is)

Musashi is trying to get the point across that we shouldn’t be trying to deny what is happening around us and deny being who we were meant to be. Basically learn the principle of acceptance. 

If I wasn’t able to work through my struggle of showing frustration outwardly, I would have missed the opportunity to become the leader that I am today.

No one else on the planet is going to be able to be you, just like no one else is going to be able to be me. I have discovered since learning more deeply about what ikigai means to me, I am finding more and more who I really am at my core. The more I explore my ikigai, the more deeply connected I become to my core values, and vice versa.

For sometime in my life, let’s call it the middle part, I was striving to be something and someone that I wasn’t. That left me feeling hollow and not at all my true self. When I made the decision to change, embraced who I was and who I was meant to be, everything changed. The hollow feeling went away and I was able to feel deeply for the first time in a long time.

The message here is: Rather than trying to go against your human nature, recognize that it is likely much easier to embrace it. Looking inside oneself to understand your true authentic self is a way for you to be able to truly embrace your nature. This is likely not going to be an easy journey for you though. This takes discipline, work, and dedication.

You might be thinking to yourself ‘So how do you do that then?’ Well, I can tell you what I do, I have learned to practice self-reflection. To look inside myself to see if I am embracing my surroundings and my true authentic self or if I am turning away.

This practice is known as hansei. The Japanese concept of hansei: a self-reflective practice, encourages you to make changes in your life. But it isn’t just a set of questions that you ask, although that is a big part of it. Hansei only works if you think about the questions from the perspective of opportunities for change. Admitting that you have a gap in your life is the first step. Then you view it with a sense of emotional connection. If you aren’t connected to the fact that there is a gap, and you are not invested in closing it, you won’t ever do it. When you are emotionally connected then you will look for opportunities to improve. Here is a list of questions which can help you practice hansei:

  • What did I say I was going to do today that I didn’t?
  • What did I actually do instead?
  • What am I proud of that I did today? 
  • What am I not proud of?
  • How did I lead people? 
  • How did I follow others?
  • If I could do today over again, what would I do differently?
  • Looking to tomorrow, based on what I learned today, what will I do differently?

Beyond my hansei practice, I have learned to keep the idea of work:life harmony at the forefront of my mind. It is about fitting my work into my life rather than trying to fit my life into my work. Some people’s lives are constructed so that they live to work. I’ve constructed my life to work so that I am able to truly live. To do this, my work absolutely needs to be an extension and expression of who I am, otherwise there is no path to experience inner harmony. The kanji character for harmony is wa (和) which can be interpreted as seeking harmony and peace in the world around us. I have been writing this kanji at the end of my journal entries for the last year or so. This is to remind me to strive to find harmony in whatever situation I find myself in.

This is how I am choosing to live. This is how I am reminding myself of who my true authentic self really is. It is through this practice that I am able to process through my frustration so much more easily than before. Sure I still get it wrong, I am not perfect. But that doesn’t mean I don’t try to strive to become better each and every day. What are you going to do to build more work:life harmony for yourself?

In short, the one simple thing that isn’t necessarily easy, is acceptance. Learn to practice acceptance and you will have a much happier life.

I will leave you with a quote: “Accepting oneself as one often involves releasing yourself, especially when there is an illusory self, which you hold desirable. You need to let go of the illusory self, in order to accept yourself to be happy.” – Ken Mogi

Sneak peak into what is coming soon!!

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So I have been overwhelmed by the support and the encouragement that I have been getting from my network for my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai”. So if you are among the many who have grabbed your copy, thank you 🙏 . If you haven’t grabbed a copy yet, here is a universal link you can use from anywhere in the world:

https://mybook.to/alwaysimproving

I am even more surprised by the requests I have been getting to have a companion workbook that goes along with the book. Now I am a firm believer in not overprocessing anything (probably my CI Training coming through here). But if a client is asking for more support, I am inclined to help them if it makes sense and is in line with my ability to help.

It made sense to me to create a companion journal to go with the book so I figured let’s do it. So I present to you the first glimpse of the new Journal & Workbook that will accompany the Always Improving book. It will be available in paperback only and is sized a bit bigger than the book to make it easier to fill out and use.

I have a few edits to make before it goes into publication, but it should be available before the end of the month.

Keep watching here and on the social media channels for when it is officially published and ready for you to grab your copy.

Always Improving Journal & Workbook

One of the best ways I have found to approach life

In the world we currently live in, there’s probably an endless supply of things that can stress us out and cause us to question the path we are on.

I’ve been there. I’ve had moments when I thought that I was in the wrong place and needed to move on to a different career, job, or organization. I think we all get to this point at different stages of life.

I have found for me, these moments are usually happening to me because I feel like I don’t have control. You probably feel this way too when you are losing or have lost control.

I haven’t met anyone who enjoys living without control. After all, in my opinion, it is a basic human need along with safety and life purpose. So when control is removed, it can feel like you’ve been punched in the gut. You lose the wind in your sails and aren’t sure where to turn.

One of the ways that I remind myself every day in my morning routine that I have control, is to think about choice. I have chosen to wake up at the time I did, make my coffee/tea and then sit and read and write. I have control over that.

I have the ability to decide how I am going to respond to the world around me. Different circumstance and situations will happen that I have very little control over, but I do have control over my reaction.

I’ve adopted a personal life philosophy from the Japanese culture called shoshin. Shoshin can be interpreted as “beginners mind”. When you dig deeper into the meaning, it is all about staying curious and approaching each situation as unique no matter how similar and familiar it may seem.

I have found that when I am able to do this well, it starts to create an anticipation for the future as opposed to a dread of what is to come. Approaching life with anticipation allows us to appreciate the nature of a moment in time. 

If you are reading this, then you just like me, can choose to live today with anticipation. To stay curious about what the day has in store for you. Do your best to avoid negative thinking around what hasn’t happened yet, or what you think should have happened.

Appreciate the day and the fact that you get to live another one. As my friend Nicholas Kemp wrote in his book Ikigai-kan: Feel a life worth living, ‘approach your day with arms wide open.’ Learn more about ikigai at Nick’s website: https://ikigaikan.com

You can learn more about shoshin and how to create more work:life harmony in my book Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai: https://mybook.to/alwaysimproving

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 #ikigai #alwaysimproving #shoshin #ikigaikan #worklifeharmony

Who was I thinking about when I wrote my book?

I was interviewed by Nicholas Kemp from the Ikigai Tribe about my book ‘Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai’. We had a great conversation and talked about a lot of different aspects of the book.

When asked the question of who I was thinking about when I wrote this book, here was my answer…

If you’d like to listen to the whole episode here’s the link to the blog post and episode: https://ikigaitribe.com/podcasts/podcast46/

If you’d like to get your own copy of my book click this link: https://mybook.to/alwaysimproving

#alwaysimproving #leadership #personalkaizen #selfleadership #worklifeharmony

3 things you can do to live a life full of love

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All of us would like to live a life full of love. Of this, I am convinced, there is no question. Inazo Nitobe once wrote “Beneath the instinct to fight, there lurks a divine instinct to love.”

This can seem a little out of reach these days. With all of the backbiting, back stabbing, and down right nasty things we hear about that one person does to another, it can be hard to believe this. It doesn’t have to be this way though.

When I think about most of the situations I find myself in, I can honestly say that I care about how the other person feels. I think most of you all do too. 

I meet a lot of different people and work with a lot of different people. Generally speaking, the feeling I get from them is that they care about the person on the other side of the table, the other end of the service they provide, or the experience they will have with the product they produce.

Emotions can be a volatile thing. I have learned this in my life. Our past experiences of what we consider to be normal can have a big impact in how we express our love and compassion for others.

So what do we do when we are faced with adversity? How can we show up the way we want to even though it seems really challenging? Where is the work:life harmony when there is so much volatility? 

I have come up with 3 lessons I have learned on how to live a life with more love in it:

  1. Realize that most of the time, it has nothing to do with you
  2. Be connected to your authenticity
  3. When you are able, help others 

Let’s dig in a little deeper on each of these. 

First, I can honestly say that I can have poor reactions to other people at times. I am working on this daily and am getting better, but I can still get in my own way.

When someone is having a bad day, or says something to me with a certain tone, it is easy to take it personally. “Why in the world did they speak to me that way?” I often what I think and then I get offended. 

How easily we get offended is different for everyone and each situation can trigger different responses. What might easily offend you, wouldn’t even be a thing for me and vice versa.

What I have come to realize is most of the time, when someone is having a bad day, 90% of the time it has very little to nothing to do with me. I happen to be in the wrong place at the time when this person is ready to lose their shit.

Humans are emotional beings, we don’t all have the same reactions to circumstance, nor do we deal with those circumstances in the same way. 

It is important to realize that it is in your best interest to approach the situation with love even though the situation might feel like it is a fight. Resist the urge to approach the situation with hostility if you are able and you’ll find that it is much easier to find compassion and love for the other person. You will also have a much easier time finding work:life harmony if you do this.

One of the best ways I have found to build up that muscle of resistance is to stay connected to my authentic self. When I feel more like myself and am connected to my core values, I find it much easier to stay calm in the midst of chaos.

For me, spending time regularly in nature is a big part of who I am. Being able to feel the freshness of the air, hearing the sounds of the forest or mountains, it just puts me into a completely calm mindset. From this place, I am much more easily able to resist hostility and show compassion and love to others.

I also find a lot of joy in being able to read books and spend time writing. When I am not able to invest time into those activities it can have a negative effect on my demeanor and my ability to have rational conversation with others.

When I am in connection with my authentic self, it really does allow me to have an easier time helping others. It guides me in how I should help others, who I should be helping, and when I can help. I am not going to be able to help everyone that asks me, so I won’t try. 

But when I know what I am able to commit to without losing any of my authenticity, it is much better for everyone around me. Staying true to me and my core values allows me to find the value that I can offer others.

I used to think that I knew exactly what my core values were. That I easily had it figured out. But then I took the Values in Action survey. This survey helped me solidify the values that I thought I had, but opened my eyes to others that I didn’t realize were there.

If you have not taken a survey like this I highly recommend you check it out. Here is a link to take the survey. I don’t get any kickbacks or compensation from you following this link just to put your mind at ease. You email address will get put on a list but I will never sell your email or spam you ever. Link: http://stevebeauchamp.pro.viasurvey.org

Anyway if you’d like to learn more about living a life with compassion you can check out my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai”, I wrote a whole chapter about this virtue of the Bushidō code. Link to Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9HR5V92

#alwaysimproving #bushido #love #lifefulloflove #compassion #worklifeharmony

The Path to Work:Life Harmony Requires A Commitment to Yourself

Achieving #worklifeharmony is not a matter of one thing, but many things. It takes an understanding of where you are and where you want to go, and the commitment and will to get there.

Work:Life harmony is a term I like to use to describe how an individual’s personal and professional lives blend together. There are a variety of facets to work:life harmony, including job satisfaction, stress levels, or overall well being.

We spend one-third of our lives at work, which makes it no surprise that the way we feel about ourselves and our work have a significant impact on our overall health. When we start to feel the pressure building in our work, we will start to see our bodies respond to that pressure.

Can you relate? If so, you’re not alone!  Unnecessary stress has become the norm for many workers and that type of stress can lead to increased feelings of anxiety and depression. 

We all have some combination or all of the following challenges in trying to find that harmony;      

🧘‍♂️ The challenge of finding time for both work and life: If you live in the Western world, this is something that you have to constantly commit to in order to make both work. If you focus all of your time at work, you will quickly realize that burnout is a real thing. On the other hand, if you focus all of your time at life, you might not have any money to do the things you want to do. There are a lot people who think that you can find a balancing act for these two things but I believe it is much more complicated than that. You need to find the inherent harmony in the work and personal lives you lead. If you don’t, there will be a tendency to live two separate lives.

🧘‍♂️ The challenge of making work and life interesting: Humans are funny creatures, we need things to engage our senses and curiosity in order for us to stay interested. Committing to the idea of staying curious as long as you can in both work and life is critical. Having a desire to continue learning new things no matter what situation you find yourself in will help you stay interested. A key component of work:life harmony in my opinion is staying curious as long as you can about things. When we remain curious life in general is much more interesting and it helps us stay humble.

🧘‍♂️ The challenge of managing responsibilities at home and at work: We all have responsibilities. Some of us have more than others depending on our situation and how much we have chosen to take on. It can be tough to find the time to manage all of the different things that we have to do and the things we get to do. Finding ways to think about our activities and responsibilities as a privilege will help you find much more harmony in those activities. When we think of responsibilities as chores or punishments it is quite difficult to find harmony in them. But, if you refocus your attention to the fact that many people don’t have a home to live in or a job to go to, your perspective can change quickly.

🧘‍♂️ The challenge of maintaining relationships with family, friends, coworkers, etc.: We all have relationships in our lives. Some of them are easier to maintain than others. For me, the relationships that are older are a little bit more challenging to find harmony with. It takes work because you both have seen each other at your best and your worst. Sometimes we can be embarrassed about how we behaved in the past and hold back from leaning into those relationships. I have taken the approach of trying to own my mistakes as quickly as I can. That way I am able to get back to a harmonious state with the other person without wasting a bunch of time thinking about how they must hate me or how much I am put off by them. It doesn’t serve me well to wait to restore the relationship, so just own the mistake and move on.

You might be thinking, “That is a lot to take in. I don’t know if I can do it.” One way that I process the stress of trying to find that harmony is to remind myself of the following Japanese saying: まだまだです (Mada mada desu) English translation: “I still have a long way to go”

When I remind myself to frame it in this perspective I can start to feel less pressure from the stress. The stress will always be there, but I don’t have to allow it to consume me. I helps me remember that there is still a long way to go on this journey.

In order to achieve work:life harmony, it is important to understand what type of person you are and what your goals are. It is important that you know yourself before trying to achieve work:life harmony so that you can figure out what #harmony really means to you.

The first step: I recommend discovering your #ikigai, but not in the sense that you might have seen through the popularized Venn diagram. Rather looking at this through the perspective of the Japanese culture and really understanding who your true authentic self is.

For me I regularly spend time in nature, I love to read and write, and I enjoy helping others find out what their ikigai is. When I can be in tune with my authentic self it immediately reduces the pressure I feel.

**If you would like to learn how you can find your ikigai please reach out I would be happy to discuss how you can do this.**

Once you have an understanding of your authentic self, you are well positioned to take the next step and find the work:life harmony that you seek. If you would like to learn more about how you can experience this type of harmony in your life, consider buying my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai.” Link to Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9HR5V92

How focusing on the present can prepare you for an uncertain future

Zanshin quote "When you are experiencing a state of Zanshin, you are focusing only on the current task, not getting lost in a hypothetical future, and standing back up when you are knocked down."

Humans are always looking for a predictable future. It gives us warm fuzzies knowing what to expect. Why? Because it allows us to relax a little bit, and not be so stressed out all the time.

What if I told you that the best way to prepare for an uncertain future is to focus on the present? It seems like this might be a little counter intuitive, but stay with me on this.

There really is no other kind of future than an uncertain one. Reason being, we do not have control over all of the different variables that contribute to what the future will bring. Sure we can influence some of those variables, but not all of them.

The only way to be able to predict a certain future is to be able to control all of the variables. Our lives, are definitely not a controlled experiment where we can actually do such a thing. So what can we control? Really only one thing, our choices and responses to the conditions we find ourselves in.

If we take the time to focus on what is in front of us, and appreciate each and every moment, we will not take that time for granted. We will try to make the most out of each and every day that we get. This will also give us confidence in ourselves to deal with situations in the moment.

Adding what the Japanese refer to as Zanshin can help us prepare our mind for not only the present but also the future.

Zanshin can be interpreted as: “The mind with no remainder.” It is about focused action. Being constantly aware of your body or mind, and the environment you find yourself in. Building our decision making skills if you will.

You are able to do this without experiencing unnecessary stress. This is what Zanshin is all about. It leads to the ability to be vigilant with your mind and your body without expending a lot of effort. 

This illustrates practice and discipline in action. 

The samurai did this well; and leaders can also understand and practice this state of mind. When you are experiencing a state of Zanshin, you are focusing only on the current task, not getting lost in a hypothetical future, and learning to stand back up when you are knocked down.

The samurai practiced with their weapons so often, they were able to use them no matter what conditions were present. So much so, there are stories of samurai being able to use their bow and arrow to hit a target in the pitch black dead of night. 

They were able to let muscle memory and discipline take over in those moments. For them, the future didn’t really matter because whatever happened they would be ready. They were determined to focus on the present and be confident in their ability to act in the moment without a lot of wasted time.

Approaching life in this manner really takes some of the worry out of an uncertain future doesn’t it? Honestly, the future is near impossible to predict, we already covered that. All we can do is honor the day that we are living right now.

Then when the future arrives, we won’t really care what it looks like because we will be ready no matter what. In my opinion, this is path toward work:life harmony.

If you want to read more about Zanshin and work:life harmony, consider getting a copy of my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai” on Amazon. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9HR5V92

#worklifeharmony #alwaysimproving #zanshin #discipline #focus

Would you consider helping me with something?

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Many of you in my network have purchased my book, “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai”, for which I am grateful. Some of the stories I am hearing from you in conversation about how the book is helping you is quite humbling to say the least.

My original thinking was, if just one person could find value from this book, it would have been all worth the effort. Turns out many more than one are finding value. 

It occurred to me a few times in the process of writing this book that there were things that I really didn’t know how to do, which left me having to ask for help. It was either that or I wouldn’t have completed the book.

I needed to ask for help with:

➡️ Knowing where to start, which Chandler Bolt and Self-Publishing School helped me with

➡️ Finding an editor, which one of my mentors David Meltzer helped me with

➡️ Getting a proof reader, which another of my mentors Maggie Chicoine helped me with

➡️ Testing my Kindle book, which my wife Kylie Ransom helped me with

One of the things that I do on a regular basis when it comes to buying books, is go off of other peoples recommendations. I am sure you do the same. After all, there are probably millions of different books that you could choose from to purchase. If you didn’t have someone else’s insight into the book, you don’t really know if it is a good book.

And so I am wondering if you might be willing to help me with something. This small gesture will in turn will help others and not just me. If you bought the book and are really enjoying the book and finding value in it, would you be willing to leave a review on Amazon?

This would be helpful to me by getting more visibility for the book and it will help others figure out if this is a book that they would be interested in reading.

Some of you might be thinking, “Man this guy is desperate.”

You might think of it that way, I am just determined to see this book in the hands of everyone that can benefit from it. I know one way to help others figure out if this can help them is to see the testimonials of others. I also know, that if you need help with something, you need to ask. People can’t read your mind.

If you are interested in leaving an honest review, I don’t really care if it is 1 ⭐️  or 5 ⭐️ , I would greatly appreciate it. If you send me a screen shot of the review by emailing me steve@stevebeauchamp.com I would be happy to jump on a complimentary 20 minute call to talk about anything you’d like in reference to the book.

Let me know how I can be of help to you in the comments or by messaging/email me.

#askforhelp #alwaysimproving #myfirstbook #gratitude 

Feeling stuck? Here are 3 ways to remain proactive about your personal development

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If you have been out of school for a few years at least, you have probably figured out that learning new things is now up to you.

It is necessary to take a proactive approach toward continual learning, if you don’t, it simply won’t happen. Your employer will likely only provide mandatory learning around things that are compliance driven.

When you receive your reviews from your boss, there is most likely cryptic language embedded in there around what you need to do in order to improve. Seldom is there any kind of suggestions and road maps for you to actually figure this out easily.

And so, given this truth, I have taken a much more proactive approach to my own #personaldevelopment. I do my best to always be learning something new, #alwaysimproving upon my current situation.

When we aren’t moving forward and learning new things, it is common to start feeling stuck in your current situation. You feel like there is no way out of where you are at, the feelings of doom overtake you.

But, there is a few simple things that we can all do to keep the learning journey going and to help us stay unstuck.

1) Take time to regularly reflect on your current situation

There is a practice that I like to use called #hansei. It is a Japanese word that when interpreted in English means “reflection; reconsideration; introspection; meditation; contemplation”.  We need to take time to regularly reflect on how we are moving through each day. This will allow us to look for ways to improve upon the next one, and we set ourselves up for future success.

2) Be intentional about taking breaks

Working without taking regular breaks can leave us feeling stuck for sure. It blinds us from other opportunities that are around us. Consider the metaphor of a man cutting down a tree. He is swinging his ax furiously at the trunk of a tree. 

Seeing that he isn’t making much progress his friend walks over and says “Maybe stop and sharpen your ax to make the job easier.”

The man responds by saying “I can’t stop, I am too busy chopping down this tree.” 

Schedule regular breaks in your days, weeks, months and years to ensure that you open your mind up to different ways of doing things.

3) Don’t just focus on problem solving, consider problem prevention

I have lost count of how often employers reward their employees for solving problems and going to heroics to meet a deadline or milestone. What I don’t hear a lot of is, being rewarded for finding ways to prevent problems from happening in the first place. Don’t get me wrong, I have spent the last two decades of my career solving problems and mentoring/teaching others how to solve problems. 

But the instances where we find opportunities to prevent future problems doesn’t get enough attention in my opinion. When we do this we are looking for different ways of doing things as well. The focus is a little different than 2), but the overall goal of learning new things is the same.

These are just a few of the ways that I am intentional about my learning. Sometimes it opens up my mind to the possibility that I need some focused learning like a course or coaching. Other times it shows me that there are some books that I need to read. 

If you would like to read a book that talks a little bit more about this topic of continual learning, consider my new book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai” available on Amazon in paperback and ebook formats. Link to Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9HR5V92

Maybe you are looking for some coaching around this topic or around the topic of Work:Life Harmony, reach out I may be able to help you.

I’m looking for 5 individuals who want to be a part of a Case Study where you will learn how to build more #worklifeharmony with me.

Step by step we’ll walk through the process together. It’s simple and it works. This isn’t a DIY self-paced course, this is going to be live 1:1 and group calls. We will be using my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai” as a reference and a text book.

We start on Oct 3, 2022 and will be finished before American Thanksgiving. Reach out to me for more details.

Are you looking for more ways to improve?

Always Improving book with metal water bottle

By now most of you know that I published my first book a few weeks ago. Things are going well with the launch and now I’m looking for 5 individuals who want to be a part of a Case Study where you will learn how to build more #worklifeharmony with me.

Step by step we’ll walk through the process together. It’s simple and it works. This isn’t a DIY self-paced course, this is going to be live 1:1 and group calls. We will be using my book “Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai” as a reference and a text book.

We start on Oct 3, 2022 and will be finished before American Thanksgiving.

So if you are;

👉 Interested in building more Work:Life Harmony

👉 Want to find more #meaning in your work

👉 #Motivated to find a better way to approach each day

👉 Willing to invest 2-3 hours/week for 8 weeks in yourself and your #wellbeing

👉 Willing to invest 💵 in yourself and your #personaldevelopment

👉 This might be for you…

As a bonus, you will get 1:1 access to me every other week for a 20 minute call. These spots will be offered at a large discount over what I would normally charge for 8 weeks of coaching because I am looking for some people who are willing to test some things out. 

It won’t be super polished and produced, but it will be life changing. If this is something that interests you please reach out to me via email steve@stevebeauchamp.com and I’ll get you more details shortly.

Here is the link to the book #alwaysimproving on Amazon if you’d like to grab a copy to learn more: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9HR5V92