“I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way” Johnny Nash Like the idiom ‘can’t see the wood for the trees’, sometimes we just can’t see things clearly because we are guilty of often over-analysing. Why? Because we are too closely involved. What do we do? Carry on doing the same! Groundhog Day! Is this you? Taking on too much Not feeling in control Expecting too much of yourself Putting too much pressure on yourself “Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly” Torin Rush Sometimes when you feel ‘stuck’ you just need to be able to go through things with someone who can get you ‘unstuck’, helping you decide to make a change in your life, work or business. This is where working with a business coach / mentor or life / personal coach can help. It is helpful
You might say this is easier said than done! After all we are our own worst enemies aren’t we? SO, how can we keep motivated and focus on the positive rather than the negative? I think we’ve all heard the saying, to be successful surround yourself with successful people. It figures that to be or keep motivated be around motivated people – believe it or not – it does rub off! So what can you do about it? Start with you! Do you like what you are doing? Are you doing what you want to do? Six Great TIPS to get you started: Take small steps everyday looking forward NOT backwards Think positively - Develop your own personal positive affirmation and put it where you can see it – and say it! Don’t over analyse or overthink things Focus on the positive not the negative – focus on what you
The Importance of Setting Goals – Mind the Gap Tony Robbins quoted: “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” As business owners, we are often ‘Jack of all trades’ because we think it will achieve a means to an end quicker and easier, particularly when we have deadlines to meet and goals to achieve – but does it? I’m a great believer in seeking help, advice or guidance from those people who can provide us with their expertise in areas we are not so strong in. It’s not a sign of weakness, but instead a sign of strength! We all have strengths and weaknesses and expertise in our own field, but likewise we also have gaps in our knowledge and expertise – so mind the gap! I am sure, like me you seek advice from those ‘experts’ below for advice at some point in
The importance of Setting Goals – 10 Steps to fulfilling your goals Happy New Year to you all! Here’s hoping for a prosperous and healthy year ahead.. This month’s theme is The Importance of Setting Goals So.. just to wet your appetite follow the 10 steps below.. 10 steps to fulfilling your goals Decide what you want Decide when you want it Decide why you want it Have a burning desire for it to happen Decide what you will invest to achieve your objective Use your imagination to create what you want Create a plan Use all the resources you can find Eliminate self-doubt Expect your goals to be met And Remember… Be clear about exactly what you want Set short, medium and long-term goals Commit yourself totally YOUR CHALLENGE is to… Write your answers to the first three questions – just to get you started… Good luck!