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Daily structure keeps you moving forward. There are many ways to add structure: keep a daily log, join a self-help group, find a mentor or role model, or read motivational books. Structure is what life-coaching is all about, helping to pull you forward when you are not strong or disciplined enough on your own. Invest in yourself and in your raw talent; I use rule of spending up to 10% of my income to invest in my career and personal self-development.
Weekly goals make you show up. Weekly goals bring instant results that add up quickly over a period of months. Yes, many times I wait until end of week to dig in, and sometimes I don't fully meet my weekly goals, but even that is more than I would have done had I not made commitment.
Develop your insights. Insights can open up all areas of your life, from what you wear to whom you love. Learning to act on these insights produces self-awareness, a major part of designing lives we want to live. Combining our insights and our raw talents with actions can bring experiences that we have only observed or read about. Clear out tolerations and distractions. Two basic problems can interfere with our progress. Tolerations are those things we no longer enjoy, but which we put up with out of habit, fear, or not wanting to make waves. As a coach, I help clients clear out these bottlenecks in three areas: living space, personal life, and career.
Once you are no longer dragged down by what you have been tolerating, you have time and energy to develop raw talent. Distractions are usually genuinely enjoyable, but still interfere with what is even more important to us. Not everyone needs to throw out their TV, as I did, but you do need to honestly face what is distracting you from living life you want to live.
Which makes more sense: wasting time and money to distract yourself from your dissatisfaction, or investing in your own raw talent, building a life you are satisfied with?
Erec Lindberg is a noted personal and entrepreneurial coach whose compassion and enthusiasm helps his clients turn their raw talent into developed success. He has helped to motivate people from all walks of life toward their personal goals and fulfillment of their dreams. To change your life and begin walking toward your own desires visit www.ErecLindberg.com now!