Marsh's warm and distinctive view of life lights up every page and makes this a thoroughly enjoyable read. And trust me, if I can do it I promise you can. Can I be the type of man, husband and father I want to be for the rest of my life, not just have a fabulous year off? As a stressed husband and father of four small children under the age of eight, Nigel Marsh was enslaved to his mortgage, recuperating from an embarrassing surgery, and suddenly fired from his corporate career. If not do I want the consequences of not doing it? Ten years later, however, I am a completely different man with a completely different life. What do you balance against life exactly? Touching on topics ranging from marital sex or lack thereof , dieting, and parenthood to work, love, football, religion, self-help books, and sharks, Marsh makes his U.
Kansas City : Andrews McMeel Pub. Are there any copyright laws I would be breaking in doing so? Nigel is also a proud ambassador of the. Homer Simpson meets Anthony Robbins. Touching on topics ranging from marital sex or lack thereof , dieting, and parenthood to work, love, football, religion, self-help books, and sharks, Marsh makes his U. The E-mail message field is required.
As a stressed husband and father of four small children under the age of eight, Nigel Marsh was enslaved to his mortgage, recuperating from an embarrassing surgery, and suddenly fired from his corporate career. After a few more years on the corporate hamster wheel I screwed my courage to the mast and resigned to chase a more joyful life. I have been working on a work-life balance presentation for a wellness expo and really want to produce a presentation that hits home and speaks to the audience. As well as the author of three books — Fat, Forty and Fired, Overworked and Underlaid and Fit, Fifty and Fired-Up — he is also the co-founder of and the founder of the. His internationally acclaimed podcast The Five Of My Life can be found.
Bringing this to life and embedding it throughout their organisations ensure everything their company says and does is consistent with, and authentic to, that purpose. The first — Fat, Forty and Fired — deals with the year following my job loss. To master work-life balance, means both knowing the nature of the beast i. His book was a riot. Observation 1 — If society is to make any progress, we need an honest debate. In the three weeks after I stopped drinking I was a hero.
It is about who cares the most about your best interest — you do. The third book, Fit, Fifty and Fired-Up, describes this period, up to the present day. Fat, Forty, Fired Nigel Marsh is author of. The common threads running through all these roles are firstly, a deep understanding of what motivates consumers and how to influence their behaviour; and secondly, a keen understanding of how organisations should strategically respond, internally and externally, to the unique challenges they face. That really puts things in perspective. This was great…thanks for the intro to Nigel.
Highly in demand as a public speaker Nigel travels the globe regularly giving speeches to major corporations on both his business and personal views. Over that time Nigel has worked with a huge variety of organisations. Observation 2 was very, very impacting upon me. Nigel shares his lessons learned and observations in this short and inspiring video about how to win the battle for work-life balance. Deciding to venture off the treadmill in search of a more meaningful and balanced existence, Marsh tackled the art of hands-on parenting while simultaneously training for an ocean swimming race and coming to terms with his alcoholism. I think how we define success for ourselves changes everything. You Can Win the Battle Work-Life Balance If you embrace the challenge, and make small changes, you can win the ongoing battle of work-life balance.
Three months later I was simply the boring bastard who drank orange juice. In my experience, work-life balance is really a matter of mindset, setting boundaries and buffers, and driving from my life style i. Nigel was a corporate warrior that was eating too much, drinking too much, working too hard, and neglecting the family. An introduction for me to Nigel, who is obviously well versed in his knowledge in work life balance. Happily, things are shaping up for it to be just that.
I was the classic corporate warrior, eating too much, drinking too much, working too hard and neglecting my family. Driving from your values and playing to your strengths and being congruent is way to create fulfillment. After watching this clip I am compelled to use his points as an educational tool that the audience will relate to. Marsh's honesty and humanity make Fat, Forty, and Fired essential reading for anyone whose life has ever hit a roadblock. To top it all off nicely I also had a drinking problem. If you want more balance, design more balance.