You Can't Give What You Don't Have: Creating the Seven Habits That Make a Remarkable Life
Publisher: Grayline Publishing
ISBN 10: 154451073X
ISBN 13: 978-1544510736
ISBN 10: 1544510748
ISBN 13: 978-1544510743
It’s easy to take life for granted. In the pursuit of fame, fortune, or success, we forget to take care of ourselves, missing out on things that bring us joy, happiness, and well-being. It’s time to transform burnout into happiness and invest in ourselves, so we can be the best for those who need us most. In You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have, executive coach and leadership educator Greg Hiebert walks you through seven fundamental habits to becoming personally and professionally fulfilled. Drawing on cutting-edge research and real-life examples, he demonstrates how to embrace purpose, cultivate positivity, deepen relationships, express gratitude, visualize hope, be mindful, and keep moving. He also offers techniques to integrate these habits into any challenging, busy life. Well-being and resilience aren’t products of luck. Through disciplined practice of these seven habits, you can create a remarkable, fulfilling life—and transform into your very best self.
"This book is a must read for anyone serious about making their life the very best in the service to others. Greg Hiebert is the quintessential Servant Leader. As a physician and community leader, Greg's practical and inspiring approach has changed my perspective: he has empowered me and my colleagues to realize that self-replenishment and mindfulness is essential in order to continue to give one's best and in order to live life to the fullest. Get this book. It will change your life!"
Dr. Avril Beckford, Chief Pediatric Officer and Board Member, WellStar Health System, Atlanta, Georgia
"Greg has worked with me for many years as my executive coach and it was exciting to see the many themes we have discussed and woven into our work together show up in the book. His concepts and habits really work. I know my life has been changed for the better because I made a commitment to take better care of myself so that I could be my best self for those I lead and serve. This book is a must read. It will change your life!"
Steve Miff, Chief Executive Officer, PCCI, Dallas, Texas
"This book is exactly what most of us need--a credible tool to help us pause and reflect on who we are, where we are going, and what is the impact of our lives. More importantly, it calls us to action and helps us move out in a practical and inspiring way. I'm excited to digest and use it for myself and am already thinking about how I can send a link to share it with so many of my friends and family who can benefit as well. Great book that will change lives, freeing us to attain a higher level of joy and satisfaction."
Colonel (USAF Retired) Lee Ellis, Former POW 1967-1973 North Vietnam and acclaimed author of Leading Talents, Leading Teams, Leading with Honor and Leading with Accountability.
"I've had the privilege of working with Greg over the last seven years. His positive impact on my personal and professional life has been profound and greatly appreciated. This book helped me to further understand him and to look deeper into myself in a way that will result in stronger, more genuine relationships. It also reminded me of the importance of taking care of myself, which has often been a 'back-burner item.' Greg, thank you for sharing part of your life journey and for committing yourself to help all of us lead more successful, happier lives."
EW Tibbs, President and Chief Executive Officer, Centra Health System, Lynchburg, VA
"I have had the honor of knowing and loving Greg and his family since our service on the West Point faculty. A mentor, role model, colleague, and long-time friend, his style is engaging, welcoming, embracing, and accepting--like pulling up a chair and talking with your best buddy; his message is profoundly insightful, joyful, genuine, and impactful. If you are seeking a richer and fulfilling life that is purposeful, meaningful, honorable, and selfless, then read this with an open heart and mind and you'll be grateful you did--once you start you won't stop!"
Michael Montelongo, Accomplished Board Member and Former CFO of the United States Air Force
"Greg has worked with me as my executive coach for many years. He has taught me the principles in this book over the years and I can tell you, they work! This book may be as life-changing for you as its principles have been for me. Read it, as Greg writes, 'If not for yourself, do it for the people that love you, that count on you and want you to live long and well.'"
Dr. Don Kendrick, Neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Officer, Baptist Health, Montgomery, Alabama
"I have known Greg as an exceptional executive coach and masterful leadership educator and his impact upon me personally as well as on hundreds of my organization's leaders has been significant. However, Greg's book gave me an even greater respect and appreciation for Greg's core message and insights regarding the critical importance of creating meaningful habits that sustain our being our very best selves for those we serve, support, love and lead."
Lynn Miller, Executive Vice President of the Clinical Enterprise Operations, Geisinger Health System
"It is my pleasure to recommend this book. Having collaborated with Greg Hiebert for many years, I know him to be a man of the highest integrity and trust. As one reads about Greg's successes, struggles and paths taken, it will help you reflect on your own life, so that you, too, can learn to confidently and courageously take the necessary steps to find personal and professional fulfillment. Imagine what you can contribute if you break the bonds of fear and regret. Greg's book provides the guidance and the emotional support to assist you to live a life worth living."
Joel Koblentz, Senior Partner, Koblenz Group Executive Search
"I strongly endorse this book for not only its immense insights into how to better create a happier and more fulfilling life but for its humanity and insights into what too often gets in the way of living more healthy and productive lives. As a practicing Physician leader, I see too many patients as well as caregivers who make terrible life choices not only about their health but joy and happiness. I have known Greg for many years and his methods and habits are extremely effective and supported by significant evidence and can change us all for the better."
Dr. Karen Barr, Intensivist and ICU Medical Director
"If you are looking for practical tips and perspectives on finding contentment and happiness with who you are and where you are today, look no further than this book! Greg Hiebert offers great advice for finding joy at home and in the workplace. The sooner you read, the faster you can use these tips to increase the happiness in your life!"
Bob Davis, Managing Director, PIVOT Strategic Marketing, Inc.
"I've known Greg for almost 30 years in many situations (business school classmate, client, collaborator, advisor and advisee, fellow veteran, and close friend). This book reflects the remarkable person he is. Reading these pages will make your life better. It's made more real by Greg sharing is own struggles in which his helpful words are rooted."
Tom Mallory, Managing Director, Acadia Associates
From the Back Cover
It's easy to take life for granted. In the pursuit of fame, fortune, or success, we forget to take care of ourselves, missing out on things that bring us joy, happiness, and well-being. It's time to transform burnout into happiness and invest in ourselves, so we can be the best for those who need us most.
In You Can't Give What You Don't Have, executive coach and leadership educator Greg Hiebert walks you through seven fundamental habits to becoming personally and professionally fulfilled. Drawing on cutting-edge research and real-life examples, he demonstrates how to embrace purpose, cultivate positivity, deepen relationships, express gratitude, visualize hope, be mindful, and keep moving. He also offers techniques to integrate these habits into any challenging, busy life.
Well-being and resilience aren't products of luck. Through disciplined practice of these seven habits, you can create a remarkable, fulfilling life--and transform into your very best self.