How often do you really look under the hood of your body, your business, your relationships?
Once a year, I have a full body MRI, genome sequencing, an echocardiogram, an electrocardiogram, wireless heart rhythm monitoring, body composition analysis and a panel of blood tests.
These assessments are designed to detect and even preempt cancer, cardiac, metabolic and neurodegenerative disease.
The picture featured at the top of this article is my brain.
Here’s my body:
Relationship honesty: My wife and I see a couple’s therapist every week to help us see what’s hard to see in ourselves. Sometimes therapy is challenging. Honestly, there are times when I hate it. But it keeps me real—even if it’s painful.
Parenting honesty: At my sons’ school, I attend the Dad’s Council around once a quarter. It’s a space for dads to get really honest and open with one another—about our joys and our struggles. Vegas rules apply: it’s completely confidential. So we feel free to open up about what’s really going on for us around parenting. It’s a relief to discover that I am not alone.
Team honesty: In my team we have instituted something we call the Gut Check. There’s nothing worse than a problem occurring and someone saying, “I had a feeling about that…” So, the Gut Check is designed to train my team to listen to their intuition. You can’t get a Gut Check wrong, you can get it wrong by not checking in with your intuition.
Where do you need more honesty in your life, your business, your health, your relationships?