logic may tell you what to do, passion motivates you
to do it.
the difference between saying, “I want to lose
10 kilos so I can look good at my school reunion,”
versus, “I want to lose 10 kilos so I can go
buy a knock-’em-dead little black dress from
the swankiest boutique in town, wear it to my school
reunion next month, and make all those sporty girls
who were so mean to me fall over in a dead faint because
I look so good.”
goal do you think has the guts to inspire?
you’re wondering how to make your dream come
alive, it’s actually quite simple.
to Oprah, “The Secret,” and other New
Age-y gurus, we’re all familiar with concepts
like “visualisations” and creating vision
boards… actually I teach them in at least 2
of my programs as well as working with Private Clients
to use them too. These “woo-woo” techniques
are not magic; they’re tools that have been
used for decades to motivate.
about the basketball coach who has her players imagine
playing – and beating – their big rival.
Or the aspiring novelist who lies in bed at night,
imagining what he’ll say when he’s interviewed
on the “Today” show. Or the next Justin
Bieber, singing his ten-year-old heart out in front
of his bedroom mirror while imagining he’s performing
in front of thousands…These are just visualizations.
you want to make your dreams and goals come alive,
you need to add texture, emotion, and colour to them.
will it feel like when you walk across the stage to
accept your law school diploma?
what store are you going to buy your reunion dress
from, and what shoes will you wear with it?
will be in the audience at your first book reading?
isn’t mindless dreaming; it’s creating
the blueprint for your future success.
it’s a lot of fun!
there’s one thing to remember from this section,
it’s that logic gives you the quickest route
to your goal, but emotion makes the time fly.
here’s your bit
there any goals you’re currently feeling
a bit lost on or ‘blah’ about?
can you juice up your passion, excitement
you use visualisation techniques to truly
‘turn you back on to’ the goal
It’s natural to face some burnout along the
way to your goals. Sometimes it’s as a result
of working hard, sometimes it’s because you
aren’t clear on where you’re going, and
sometimes it’s because you’re not passionate
enough about your end goal. Whatever your goal, and
whatever the cause of your burnout, I hope these articles
have given you some concrete ideas about how to revitalize
always that you don’t have to do this –
whatever “this” is – alone. If you
still need some inspiration, motivation or support
find someone to help you with your progress.
taught for a long time that the old TEAM acronym of
‘together everyone achieves more’ is a
lie! If you get a bunch of people who don’t
know what they’re doing together then you’ll
still get nowhere – just with a bunch of people
around you to get frustrated with.
needed in your TEAM are – Total Experts Achievers
& Mentors… People who totally know what
they’re talking about, have done it and can
show others how. Dreaming and making those dreams
into reality can be a lonely business. Having someone
there beside you along the way is crucial for true
accelerated achievement and having access to a community
of people who really ‘get it’ is essential
for real full-filling success. I’d be honored
to assist you in the process.
to know how we can work together for your success,
achievement and full-fill-ment – shoot me an
email firstname.lastname@example.org… let’s talk
and get it happening.
Lights and Full Cups everyday