Authentic Wealth is bigger than just financial accumulation – it recognizes the interconnectedness of all aspects of life. It is created when your resources (the 5 levers – Finances, Mindset, Relationships, Health and Time) are aligned with your values, your vision and are ultimately used to achieve the impact you want to have on yourself, your family, your community and the world.
We love the idea of creating a family philanthropy board as a way to teach family members about giving, make family values more tangible, and create a legacy. Check out our blog about how to do it.
The Abaris Book Club recently read Adam Grant’s book “Give & Take”. Check out this Ted Talk
Harvard has conducted the longest in-depth longitudinal study on human life in history. And the data is clear: strong social connections can determine the length, health and happiness of one’s life which in turn gives you more time to make the impact you want to have on your family, community and the world.
Check out this podcast with Katy Bowman, Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starett… they talk about the importance of having a variety of movement in your daily life in order to be physically able to do the activities that are important to you as far into the future as possible.
In his book Deep Work, Cal Newport offers time management tips to do “deep work”, which he defines as distraction-free concentration where your brain can work at its full potential. Specifically, he recommends setting boundaries around time set aside to do deep work and to create a ritual to support that time (i.e. a dedicated space). He also recommends limiting technology and using a schedule for both work and free-time.