Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie
Last week saw some major “ah ha” moments for clients and family. I don’t know if something was in the air, but whatever it was, it was lovely to be part of the process of helping others realise that they could take a step forward.
For one client it was being helped to look at an issue through another’s eyes and look at a simple approach – one step at a time. She’d been looking at the long term goal, but forgetting that whilst we are looking ahead, we need to keep moving in small steps. She said, “it’s like I’d forgotten to use my common sense!” It’s easily done when we’re so focused on achieving and juggling things in our busy lives.
For another one the realisation that all she needed was to commit to half an hour a day on doing this one thing, and she’d see progress week on week in her business. Breaking things down for her was important so she could see what building blocks to put in place. And she felt she could commit to 30 minutes a day.
What could you achieve in 30 minutes a day on one thing in your business? I’d love to know . Message me, or email me.
And my family? Well. Eldest son had a remarkable day at his athletics competition on Saturday. His first one back from [his first] injury, and he simply relaxed, had fun and did his best. He ended the day with two personal best performances, and being top in his age group. He was amazed what he’d achieved simply by turning up and doing his best.
Youngest son, was asked by his coach to “give triathlon a go”. He’s done them before, but doesn’t enjoy pool swim training. Loves running and cycling, and open water swimming, but not the monotonous nature of up and down in a pool. I understand that. So, he was simply “giving it a go”, but as usual he put a lot of effort into it. I have to say it was a beautiful day, in gorgeous surroundings. He had fun, and was amazed at how well he did. And he loved it, and now wants to do more swim training so he can do more in the future!
What can you “try out” this week and “have fun” with and “give it a go” and simply “see what happens”? You never know. Thinking about it may well be worse than doing it 🙂 Share what you try with me, I’d love to hear what it’s like for you.
Give it a try
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