There is a new documentary out about legendary television producer Norman Lear called Just Another Version of You. […]
What is it that holds us back from getting the results we want in business and in life? Sometimes it’s a secret saboteur that will continue to wreak havoc on our best laid plans if we don’t intervene.
Achieving desired results is a product of having the right mindset, taking actions consistent with that mindset, and having a process of follow-up or accountability. To do that, there are two important rules: you must know exactly what it is you want (your goal) and exactly how you are doing – at all times!
This is a concept we can all easily agree to, and yet we resist the actions necessary to turn the concept into reality. It can be especially hard for business managers to believe that “Playing the Game” works with grownups – until they give it a try.
Are you in a mental cage of your own making? What would it take for your to escape the cage and create the life you want?
Recently, I heard a story about a beautiful tiger who had been rescued from a lifetime in a roadside zoo, finally escaping the cage. The tiger had been there since birth and didn’t know anything about life outside those bars. She spent her days anxiously pacing back and forth along a 12 ft. wall, looking out the bars into the faces of people who were looking back at her.
Think you have some tough goals for yourself or your business? How about rowing the Pacific in a 29-ft boat for over 8 months?! Best Year Yet® coach Simon Teague talks about his company’s work with a history-making rowing crew and how coaching based on values led to new world records.
“My 2015 plan is pretty much done and I’m ready to start fresh. Can we just work on a new plan for 2016?”
My coaching client had unknowingly uttered a common end-of-year refrain. It’s the number one mistake that people make even before they begin goalsetting for the year.
While we often don’t stop to think about it, it is as important to be grateful for what we didn’t get as for the things that we do have.