n our evolutionary, transformational world, there’s a lot of talk about taking personal responsibility. This phrase means that instead of finding external excuses or blaming others when things go wrong, we own the results.
In theory, this is very important.
Do you see yourself as a leader today? Maybe it’s something you aspire to, but you haven’t taken those steps today because you’re waiting for something else to happen before you can.
Have you ever thought of how the seasons of life affect you, your life, and your business? Honestly, I didn’t focus on it much before, and several things have been happening in my life that keep bringing this philosophy into focus.
Don’t you sometimes wish that someone would just give you a map with all of the answers? That would take the guess-work out of life and avoid making costly mistakes.
The situation was frustrating to her and starting to wear her down as she wasn’t sure there was a way out.
What started happening was that she was losing her point of power and going into victim mode. Then, she began making a mental list of all of the things not working in her business. That’s one of the worst things to do when there is a problem.
Here are the three choices that I offered to bring her back to a place of power.
In a recent coaching call, a client of mine, “Alicia,” shared how something upsetting had happened in her personal life. She was trying to do her best to cope but was understandably shaken up and not sure what to do. Alicia alternated between feeling scared, anger, and confusion.
These are all typical emotions when we experience problems in our life.
Why do bad things happen? When they do, we have that tendency to go into “victim mode” and think about all of the ways life is unfair. Those beliefs started to pop up for me until I did this mindset shift.
Everywhere you look, someone or some company is trying to sell you something. It could be a new product, resource, or an update to what you’re currently are using. Regardless, this thing is being sold as something you must have. And, according to their marketing, you must have it NOW to be successful and happy.
There’s an expression that a picture is worth one thousand words. So how much is a video worth?
I started to think about what happened to make this transformation possible- something I like to think about as a “miracle.” What did I do differently to allow this to happen? Was it my mindset? Was it action I took? What allowed this success?