Do you know what your most underlying motivation is?
I think this is a really important question and if you find the answer sooner rather than later, you could make a lot of progress in your career and personal life.
When I was 25, someone suggested to me that I should start a business as I might be stifled in the corporate world.
This was the mid 1990s and my idea then of business was bricks and mortar. I thought that I would have to be the first in the business, be there all day to supervise staff and be there at the end of the day to lock up etc. This was not my version of life.
What I did not realise at that time was that my most underlying motivation was FREEDOM and it always has been.
To figure out your real motivation behind a goal that you have, you should be able to go several levels deep in asking yourself why do you want to achieve that particular goal. So think about a goal that you have and ask yourself why do you want to achieve that goal. When you have an answer, that...
Have you ever thought about starting your business and think that you have to figure it out all by yourself?
Do you think that you have all what it takes and you can figure everything else out by yourself?
Do you think that you can utilise all your years of professional career experience to build your business?
I understand why you might think so but trying to do it all by yourself is one of the biggest mistakes that you can make when trying to start your own business.
It can leave you feeling misunderstood, alone, and isolated.
Without accountability, it's all too easy to let life pass without taking action.
I made the same mistake when I was now starting up but when I changed my mindset, everything changed. So many people who want to start or have started business also suffered the same challenges. The interesting thing is that people seldom apply what they learn to their own business. I have a Masters in Strategic Thinking but initially thought I could 'wing it'...
Do you want to start a business but worried if it will generate the expected income?
Do you want the business to generate enough income to eventually replace the income of your job?
Are you worried that your investment may not pay off?
Here are ---------- ideas to contemplate that will help you put some logic to you worries.
1) Have you seen anyone successful at the business you want to be successful at? Are the skills, expertise and experience that you have valuable? If you search well enough you will find other people who are successful at the business you want to start. Therefore money could be earned from your business idea! You just need to have the right strategy and develop the right mindset.
2) Have you seen people earn significant money regardless of the state of economy? Hopefully the answer is yes and the fact is that if your business is really focused on solving problems then it will thrive even in a bad economy because there are more problems in a bad economy and more...
How do you measure success?
Do you think the measure of success varies from individual to individual?
That might be so but let's face it, most people still quietly define success by the amount of money they or people earn.
Would you rather earn a little less and have more free time to spend with your family and do the things you love to do?
Would you rather earn a little less and be able to travel and spend a longer time in a new country than the occasional keep-it-short-or-get-fired vacation?
Would you rather earn a little less but do something you are really passionate about than earn more and do a soul-sucking job?
Imagine a life where you are doing what you love.
Imagine a life where you get to spend more time with your loved ones.
Imagine a life where you get to travel and have the time to really experience the culture of new countries.
Imagine a life where you can do all of that and still earn enough to afford to do all these things.
You don't need to Imagine...
Have YOU ever wanted to start YOUR own business but confused about what exactly to do?
Have YOU tried to get advice but was not comfortable enough with the advice to actually start?
Have YOU been told to try an online business, network marketing, buy and sell products, social media marketing, coaching, consulting but none of these really resonate with you?
There are so many business options available today that can be extremely profitable so that choosing a business that has a high probability of success should not be a major concern. People are having success in all types of businesses.
We at Go For 10 ultimately believe that what ever business you choose, you should be happy and it should bring you fulfilment. The 10 Life is where you are doing what you love, you are enjoying it while making a positive impact to people's lives and you are earning great income to buy the experiences...
Do you want to ensure that you never get fired?
Do you want to ensure that your income never stops if you happen to be laid off?
Imagine a life where you can always take care of your family regardless of whatever someone else (like your boss or company, chairman, prime minister, president) decides about your career.
Make a list of all the reasons that you would want to ensure that you never lose income.
Regardless of the level you are in an organisation, you have the potential to be FIRED.
This is a hard truth but you don't have to be that vulnerable to decisions outside of your control.
I became a C-Suite Executive at the age of 30 and had a really good career in HR and Business. At 38 I decided to leave the corporate world and start my on consulting and then coaching business.
Then one of my very first clients when I started consulting had a very good opportunity and I felt it was a good situation to more effectively utilise what I had learnt in consulting for five years in...
Are you an entrepreneur or business leader who want to get the edge on your competition?
Would you like to be able to create solutions that will always work and your clients will love?
How would you like to develop your 6th sense?
Most people are operating on intellect in business, but Intuition is a higher level of thinking and consciousness.
Einstein said that you cannot solve a problem at the same level of consciousness that created it, so moving from intellect to intuition can put you in a better position to solve problems.
Intuition is the new buzz-word in business and everyone from Branson to Buffet are touting its ability to guide and direct them to greater success and higher profits. But the understanding of what Intuition really is and how it can serve us in business and in life is deeply flawed. But it is more important to understand now, than ever before.
Are you or your company facing tough economic times at the moment?
Do you see other people thriving in the same tough economic times?
What do you think is the difference?
Is it technical skills or Personal Skills?
Did you say Personal Skills? Correct!!!
Technical skills are necessary and will be very useful but the game changer is Personal Skills.
Think about it this way, your technical skills will only thrive in a fertile environment and that fertile internal environment requires personal mastery.
The people who will win in tough economic times are the one who master the following:
Authenticity and authentic self are two terms that are heavily used these days.
But who are you when you are being your authentic self?
How do you discover your authentic self?
At what level does your authenticity exist?
Is your authentic self defined based on how you act?
Is your authentic self defined based on how you feel?
Is your authentic self defined based on the stories that you are telling yourself?
Who are you really? What is your authentic self?
That really depends on the identity and beliefs you adopted a very long time ago.
You see, based on the experiences we had as a child we adopted an identity and beliefs about life and who we are? Our traumatic experiences had the most profound impact on who are are today. We would have developed beliefs, identities, stories and behaviours based on these experiences.
Unfortunately, many of those beliefs and behaviours that we adopted were to COPE or SURVIVE and most often do not serve us in our adult life.
To give a simple example,...
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