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Preventing Burnout & Making A Profound Impact in Your Second Half: Alum Lisa Payne Shares Her Journey

“We build our careers in isolation. I was a CFO and I did it on my own. But in your second half community becomes much more important. There’s such an instant connection when you say ‘I did Halftime.’”  - Lisa Payne, Halftime Alum   Halftime is a time to re-calibrate, to determine a new score card, and to build a future of profound impact. First, you must get clear on where you are headed. But then what? After you gain clarity on your second half focus, how do you

Preventing Burnout & Making A Profound Impact in Your Second Half: Alum Lisa Payne Shares Her Journey2019-04-05T17:07:16-05:00

Your Spouse’s Dreams May Be A Key to Your Halftime Calling

[Written by Lloyd Reeb, Halftime Founding Partner & Coach]  I am a hard-driving, goal-oriented person. But I hit a point in the mid-1990s where closing the next deal and cutting another ribbon just didn’t have the same appeal. And I began to ask, “Is there more to life than this?” and “What’s next for me?” I knew I needed a halftime – a time to refocus and make a game plan for the second half of life. Fast forward to today, and surprisingly enough, my second half has

Your Spouse’s Dreams May Be A Key to Your Halftime Calling2019-01-24T15:05:25-05:00

5 Essential Questions For Leaders Seeking Lasting Friendships…

Do you have lots of acquaintances, some buddies, but few (if any) deep, lasting friendships? You’re not alone. For one, I can relate. And I see it often in the hard-driving achievers that I coach. Many leaders reach midlife and discover that intimacy has been squeezed out of their marriage, family and friendships. Yet I’ve found that a reflective leader will realize that this is a key measure of success that needs attention for a fulfilling and meaningful second half. Out of intimacy comes trust, understanding, romance. What is

5 Essential Questions For Leaders Seeking Lasting Friendships…2018-12-21T09:28:09-05:00

NEW VIDEO: How Does the Fellow’s Program Transform Families?

At the Halftime Institute, our Fellows Program not only focuses on helping individuals develop their passions and hone in on their talents but also includes their spouse and family. Our goal is to ensure your entire family thrives as you go through this process. As one Fellows Spouse, Sasha Clements, says, "I needed to turn my dreamer back on. I learned more about not just what [Halftime] could do for Chris but what it could do for me, what it could do for our family."

NEW VIDEO: How Does the Fellow’s Program Transform Families?2018-07-23T14:10:22-05:00

10 KEYS TO MID-LIFE RENEWAL, Part 1

  Reflections From A 20-Year Mentee of Bob Buford Two weeks before my friend and mentor Bob Buford passed away, I took a day of silence. A day alone with God in the beauty of historic Pinehurst, North Carolina. For some reason, I brought my whole file of notes, learnings and conversations with Bob over our 20-year partnership. In 1998, we locked arms to build the Halftime Institute, but he shaped my mind and heart along the way. A typical mentoring time would be a 90-minute breakfast at the

10 KEYS TO MID-LIFE RENEWAL, Part 12018-06-06T02:28:34-05:00

What Makes A Marriage Thrive In Your Second Half May Surprise You

7 Tips to Put Into Practice Today I’ve been studying what it takes to thrive in our second half and to finish well. I want to finish life strong but at 56 I also want to know more about how people finish well. I’ve been studying this over the past 20 years of coaching high-capacity leaders and couples. From my observation, having people around me who will encourage and challenge me is one essential ingredient. A second is being in alignment with my spouse and putting her interests ahead

What Makes A Marriage Thrive In Your Second Half May Surprise You2018-03-22T11:38:01-05:00