Ever woken up wanting more?

I tell you what: I certainly have. I’ve woken up feeling lots of things: some of them fantastic and some of them not so fantastic. What I know now that I didn’t know then was that I actually get to choose what I get most of the time.

There is a sense we get when we’re really listening to that inner voice that tells us when we’re playing small. That’s the voice that says: “you are just as skilled as he/she is: step forward”….It’s the knowledge that if there is someone somewhere in the world that has done what you’re dreaming of doing, it is absolutely possible for you too.

Is this your year? I get the sense that 2015 is set to be a biggie for a lot of us. There seems to be a real sense of optimism out there in the business world and the world in general that it is okay to strive for more, to grow, to stretch and take a risk. So what are you going to achieve this year?

Humour me for a moment and imagine that it’s January 2016. You’re looking back on 2015: what have your greatest achievements been?

Well, guess what? It’s already 2015, so get cracking with actions that will not only pull you closer to your goal but pull your goal closer to you. That happens when you have:

Clear intentions: writing out what you want to achieve in the present tense as if they’ve occurred being as specific as you can about the results, the way you feel now that you’ve achieved it and what it means for your life

Daily rituals that get you in a peak state in order to take action, visualize your intentions and continue to grow

Surround yourself with positive, like minded people knowing that you are the average of the ones you hang out with the most

Leverage: determine where it will bring you most benefit and find a way of creating it

Time to create

 

You may want to check out some workshops, retreats or coaching (or all of these things)…..

 

It’s time.

 

 

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