by Kris Gleason, Best Year Yet® Partner
Lately, I’ve been distracted by my rear view mirror. I can’t get into my car any more without glancing at it and recalling a passage I recently read in a book called Miracle Morning by Hal Erod. In it, Hal says one of the most crippling causes of mediocrity in life is a condition he calls Rear view Mirror Syndrome (RMS ).
Our subconscious minds are equipped with a self-limiting rear view mirror, through which we continuously relive and recreate our past. We mistakenly believe that who we were is who we are, thus limiting our true potential in the present, based on the limitations of our past.
by Lisa Kelly, Best Year Yet® Partner
In the movie The Blindside there is a scene in which Sandra Bullock’s character, Leigh Anne Tuohy, an upper class, white, mother of two, is trying to build a relationship with Michael Oher, an oversized inner city African American teenager (played by Quinton Aaron). After hitting brick wall after brick wall, she turns to him and says, “Tell me one thing, just one thing, I ought to know about you.” And thus the relationship begins.
by Cathey Stamps, Best Year Yet® Partner and VP of Marketing & Communications
My partner has a saying that helps me keep myself from getting caught up in the stress, drama and weighty-ness of work situations – “We’re not saving lives here.” It’s a great reminder that I don’t need to put too much stress on myself over the little things. Since I have stepped into my role at Best Year Yet®, I have a different perspective on that saying.
by Cindy Bostick, Best Year Yet® Partner
I believe that until we take full responsibility for what shows up in our life, we will stifle creativity, passion, and the potential to breathe life into our dreams.
by Diana Baysinger, Best Year Yet® Partner and Trainer
Those of us who have created our Best Year Yet® plans are familiar with the phrase The Moment of Change. This moment happens after Question 4 of our 10-question process that leads to the one-page plan for the year. When we identify our most limiting belief about ourselves and release the energy that has held us back from reaching our true potential, we experience a moment of change.
By Audrey Taylor, Best Year Yet® Partner
When I learned that this series of Best Year Yet® articles was about the shift from a self-centered reality to one devoted to helping those around us and beyond, this idea of serving others rang true for me. For me, service offers a heart-centered experience, one that comes from our willingness to give our gifts and talents in unconditional support for the highest and best in another person.
by Karen Morey, Best Year Yet® Partner and Director of Training
“I have come to the realization that my job is all-consuming. Between my job and my family, I have no other life!”
I was meeting with a woman who was a member of a leadership team I was coaching and she had just completed her own individual Best Year Yet plan as part of the program. Although I had not had this discussion with her before, her words sounded familiar.