210 | Jim Sheils | The Family Board Meeting: Reimagining Quality Family Time

In this episode, Darius and Jim engage in a captivating discussion about the profound influence Steve Jobs had on Jim’s perspective on family and the subsequent impact on his own relationships. They explore the value of applying core principles from business success to family life. They also discuss the crucial role of positive anticipation in generating excitement within the family dynamic, as well as the need for intermittent tech fasting to foster meaningful interactions.

In this episode, Jim and I talked about:

  • What Jim learned from Steve Jobs and how it affected his relationship with his family
  • Recognizing the value of applying core principles from business success to family life
  • How Jim started holding family board meetings every 90 days 
  • The benefits of starting with simple and realistic goals
  • The value of regular one-on-one time with children
  • The importance of carving out time from mornings, nights, and weekends to spend with family
  • The crucial role of positive anticipation in creating excitement
  • Why it is important to have intermittent tech fasting to allow meaningful interactions
  • And other topics…

Meet Jim:

Jim is a partner at Southern Impression Homes, a company that specializes in building rental portfolios for individual investors and institutional buyers (American Homes for Rent, Haven Realty, Crescent APL, Mynd ) They provide new construction, low density properties (SFH, duplex and quads) in 14 high growth markets in Florida. Property management in place. Also, private fund offerings for accredited investors based around the highly lucrative Build-to-Rent niche. Average returns have been 12-16% Net IRR. 

Jim formally owned the private real estate investment company, Jax Wealth Investments. This company focussed on bulk foreclosures and then moved into new construction investments in 2017. After doing over $300 Million in joint venture projects with Southern Impression Homes, the two companies merged in 2022 to better serve the growing BTR niche and client base.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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