A guide, planner, and journal meant to shift your focus to the journey vs. the goal.


Based on 3 main elements of Awareness, Focus, & Flexibility this planner guides you through a process of self-exploration to identify where you may be out of balance and a plan to course correct.

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Hi, I’m Michael Gusky

I am first and foremost a fellow learner trying to find balance in daily life. I am also the author of Joysetting and a curator of great books that have helped me in my journey. My work can be described as thought provoking with a dash of reality. My main goal is to always find joy in the journey. Click here to learn more about me.

In addition to writing, I also enjoy public speaking. It is an opportunity to share my thoughts and ideas with a wider audience. It also connects me to new people. Click here to learn more and submit a speaking request.


Continuing my migration of posts to this new site I came across one of my favorite posts on leadership. It resonated well with me having recently completed my team’s annual reviews. In the discussion with one of my more “back room” team members, it became apparent to me that I was slipping a bit on…

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