“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, with Alexis Haselberger and Dr. Ely Weinschneider

In my experience, kids need to feel seen and heard. It’s really important that they have parents who listen to them, and who are present every day. When I travel, my kids aren’t too happy with me. Even when they don’t really seem like they want to spend time with me, it’s clear they want me around. Facetime is a real life-saver here. Also, kids soak up our values from our actions. If I were to be gone all the time, then I’m teaching my kids that I don’t value family time. I want my kids to value time with family and therefore it becomes really important to ensure that I’m living that value and spending time with them.

As a part of my series about “How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents” I had the pleasure to interview Alexis Haselberger. Alexis Haselberger is a productivity, time-management and efficiency expert. She spent the first 15+ years of her career managing business operations and HR at several early-stage start-ups, where there was always way more to do than people to do it. Yes, she believes that work-life balance is essential for everyone, even though the definition may be different for everyone. As a result, Alexis began to develop and implement productivity systems in the companies she worked for, and in her own life, to ensure that goals were met, balls were not dropped, and that, most importantly, she and those around her stayed sane. Alexis’ productivity and time-management systems, techniques, tricks and hacks can be customized to any team, individual or household. With her help, individuals build the balance that’s right for them, so that they can do all that they want to do, with less effort and less stress. In short, through her business, Alexis helps people figure out how to do more of what they want, less of what they don’t and reduce stress at the same time.


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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

Dr. Ely Weinschneider

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Dr. Ely Weinschneider is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, writer, and speaker based in New Jersey.

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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