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  PATH TO REAL-WORLD SUCCESS

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This section examines the challenges involved in going from awareness to conceptual understanding to achieving meaningful and enduring success in the real world.

How you can prepare yourself to overcome challenges - both internal and external.

And how the support, objective feedback, and fresh ideas from a coach with real-world experience & accomplishments can help you increase your personal effectiveness, and achieve your major life goals.

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Key Questions

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
John F. Kennedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chance favors the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteur

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achieving real world success

Achieving success and its associated rewards is an integral part of our lives - an endeavor we are involved in everyday - whether we are consciously focusing on it or not.

Ranging from the completion of our regular chores, to the meeting of our basic responsibilities, to the realization of our major aspirations, we are all aiming for success in our own ways and seeking ways to make the process easier, more effective, and more enjoyable.

Sphere of Success

Regardless of the specific type of success we are pursuing, we generally acknowledge that it involves identifying and working on a number of foundational items - the exact combination depending on where you are today and where you want to be.
   

Key elements for achieving our goals

 ► Finding the motivation and energy to get started and to keep going!

► Setting clear, prioritized goals

► Identifying the steps involved

► Developing necessary skills

► Securing required resources

► Getting & staying organized    

► Devoting necessary time & attention

► Maintaining focus & energy

► Establishing positive patterns

► Overcoming self-limiting patterns

► Win-win communications & relationships    


There, in summary, are the key elements of success. The theory or science of success, if you will.  Most of us have probably heard of them in some form or another.  And yes, it is helpful to fully understand what these elements are and the benefits and challenges each of them present. 

  However, once we have understood these steps and what they entail, the key challenge is to apply this knowledge in various situations and settings to achieve success in real life.
   

Transforming knowledge to practical real world results

Well, we learn sooner or later from our life experiences that when it comes to applying the secrets of success, to improving our patterns and focus, to actually making certain things happen - things get challenging and demanding.

Thus at times, our aspirations and goals get ignored or put on the back burner - to be dealt with another day! And those opportunities for improving and enriching our lives - whether small or substantial - those we desire and deserve, keep sailing by.  

Until we make a commitment to ourselves to:

  • Devoting the required time, energy, and resources to practice these steps - and most importantly,
  • Obtaining the necessary support, feedback, and constructive inputs to overcome any obstacles and start moving towards our chosen goals.

That is where coaching comes in.
   

 

 

Effective strategy for reaching higher levels of success

Let us consider some prominent examples of people who have achieved success in real life (in at least one visible dimension or area of life).
      

We have all admired, at one time or another in our lives, the accomplishments of perhaps an innovative entrepreneur, an award-winning actor, a sports personality, or maybe that family member or friend who seems to manage their lives rather well.


As we take a closer look at some of these visible / popular examples, let's examine whether there is a common factor behind these diverse groups of people:

      Mouse over the black boxes for the answers.  

Successful people with talent, ideas, resources

Great actors with great scripts/roles

Famous sportsmen with great talent

Successful entrepreneurs with innovative ideas

Cutting edge Researchers with unique insights

Well adjusted, productive, contented people

Common supporting factor

               

Working behind the scenes in most cases, these coaches, advisors, mentors act as catalysts to stimulate, energize and artfully combine the ingredients that are already present in you.

They do that in just the right manner that starts a chain reaction of confidence building, skill sharpening and motivation enhancing events that propel you towards greater effectiveness and the achievement of your chosen goals.

               

How does life coaching help you in achieving goals?


    

A Personal Life Coach or Business Coach works with you to assess your situation & options, help choose winning strategies, and develop specific action plans that which will get you moving towards your very own list of clearly defined and prioritized goals.

With ongoing support and follow-up, you find yourself getting started on your newly developed or refined action plans / action items - and you are soon making actual, measurable progress.

You start feeling the boost from these incremental changes and results - and with the ongoing enhancement of your skills, action orientation, and confidence. These are critical for anyone pursuing major goals as they are very powerful in removing specific roadblocks, and overcoming negative patterns and demotivators.

               

What are some key ingredients coaching can provide?

    
   

With the help of a supportive, experienced, and competent life coach, you arrive at a clearer understanding of your motivations and patterns (thoughts and behaviors i.e. habits), especially the ways in which they are helping or hindering your progress.

And a deeper awareness of your unique strengths and specific improvement areas based on an objective assessment of your achievements and past experiences.

               

In summary, life coaching is all about helping you find & apply sound, proven ways to enhance your life along these key dimensions:

   
    Personal goals and aspirations

  Professional challenges and ambitions

  Relationships with family, friends, & network

  Role and contribution to society and the world

 

And supporting you as you take meaningful steps towards:

   
 

  Sustained motivation and action on your goals

  Developing a robust sense of confidence

  And optimism in all areas of your life.

 
               

 

 

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