Most of us know our failures personally, on a deep level. But what about if your life has turned out to be bigger, brighter, sparklier than you ever could have imagined? What would make 13-year-old you delighted, if not disbelieving? Maybe you have the job you never thought attainable, you prima ballerina/doctor/patisserie owner/rocket designer you. Maybe you have the greatest partner in the world, or five cats, or a late-discovered but amazing faculty for acquiring new languages. Escribe, por favor.
‘The greatest mistake a man can make is to be afraid of making one.’ Hubbard
My objective today is to help you fail more, embrace failure – not love it,
YES it hurts but, in many cases
THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO LEARN.
In the words of Tal Beh Shahar, Harvard University professor,
‘We learn to
In the words of Roosevelt,’there is no effort without error…the credit belongs to the man in the arena, it is not the critic who counts’
Live is too short for us to live it any other way!
So let’s fail our way to success:
Where can you dare greatly?
Where do you need to take more risks?
Put yourself on the line and fail your way to success!
Dealing with a difficult colleague this week gave me the opportunity to reflect, question my own contribution and come up with my own personal 6 point plan – allow me to share!
There you have it, with this little check list under your belt and maybe you can even embrace the next challenge with relish!
I don’t know about you but with the stresses and strains of the modern working environment my naturally positively focussed brain has learnt to scan for the danger zone – the ‘negatives’. We are well aware here at The Coach Approach that what you focus on is what you get so how to do a little home-based brain rewiring?
Well, it just so happens that we have a 21-day, 5-point plan at The Coach Approach to do just that!”
Then buy a little note-book/journal and keep on reading…….
We believe at The Coach Approach that everyone deserves a good day!
How’s yours looking?
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people.
Want to hone in on what’s important, get focused and define your dream?
Then follow these steps!
1. Focus and evaluate, what’s your present situation concerning key areas of your life, is that ok?
2. If it’s not ok then what do you want? (Think dreams and goals and give yourself permission to think BIG!)
3. Set those Goals in the positive and make them S.M.A.R.T. – that’s Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timed
4. Hold yourself accountable by using a Coach to keep you on track.
Use these 4 steps to put yourself in the driver’s seat for achieving success as you define it.
2014 – CLAIM IT!
Watch out for that high stress, constant anxiety over tasks and work and life, social anxiety … the modern way of life.
Decide to start this week with a sense of peace, of calm, of serenity.
You can’t control the things that happen to you much of the time, and you certainly can’t control how other people act. The only thing you can control is your response — and this response matters. You can respond to the same event with anxiety or anger, or you can respond with peace and calmness.
Let’s figure out how.