The Secrets of Success
26th January, 2011
Written by: Sue MacGillivray Life Coaching Solutions
Life Coaches are often asked how quickly life coaching can achieve results. What are the secrets of success? My response is always the same. It's not a secret!
Life coaching, personal goal setting and taking action are all powerful things. The key however is ACTION. We can think and plan, write things down and have thoughts in mind of when we will make a start, but without ACTION, nothing will change. DOING is vital. It is also vitally important to truly believe in ourselves. We must try to believe that we can actually achieve what we desire and do what it takes to get what we really want from life. Here are my tips:
Truly accept yourself for who you are! Liking who you are is a great starting point.
Have an idea of how you want to move forward. Review the changes to be made.
Enjoy setting yourself realistic and exciting goals. Work with a life coach if you need help.
Stop striving for perfection. Adequate is fine!
Enthusiastically approach every task. Find passion!
Consider all the possible things you could do- brainstorm!!
Recognise and reward yourself for your achievements
Exercise your brain and body- you will feel better- guaranteed!
Take one action at a time and ensure you complete it
Stretch yourself- but not too much!
Optimistically consider your future
Find motivation within- visualise the end result of all your hard work
Strength of conviction to keep going is paramount
Understand your contribution to the people around you
Celebrate the successes along the way
Contentment is vital. Like who you are. Be comfortable with yourself
Enjoy taking action
Share your thoughts and plans with those you respect and love
Step by step is key- just getting started is a great success!
If you need some assistance, working with a Life Coach will enable you to find the key, or keys, to open the door to whatever it is that you truly want from life and start doing what needs to be done.
Go on, try it......an exciting, successful journey lies ahead!
About the author
Sue MacGillivray is a well-established, extensively experienced and highly regarded accredited Glasgow-based life and business coach. She is passionate about people and supporting them to be their best self. Along with her private practice, she is a corporate consultant and a regular media contributor. She also loves butterflies!
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