Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is your ladder leaning on the right wall?

For about 3% of the population goals are now set for the year. Decisions have been made and the stage is set for success. Or is it? Deciding what you want and setting goals is often a step taken however, for many, the goals set are never realised. I believe there is a more effective way to commit to a life that rocks by using an alternative to goal setting. I’m a goal setter from way back – my teams and I kicked a lot of personal and business goals. But as time passed I saw that setting and achieving a goal does not necessarily equal fulfillment. In fact I saw a lot of high achievers who were not happy or fulfilled because, at some point, as they climbed the ladder of success they found their ladder was leaning on the wrong wall – ouch! I’ve felt that ouch myself and it was the most painful but greatest tipping point of my life. As a result I teach an alternative to goal setting that delivers life-changing results. I believe fulfillment comes from moving forward in a direction aligned with our values – setting what I call value-based directions rather than goals. A goal achieved will get things…

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It’s time to get match-fit!

Imagine life to be a game and you are a player. Are you set up for a successful finish? It takes a certain physical and mental condition to get in the game, to play the game and to stay in the game. You need to be match-fit. For a few decades now I have chosen to play the game of life all out. And for the last two years I have been playing a very fulfilling game, applying the Thought Leaders methodology to my practice. Playing that game and moving from White Belt to Black Belt started with a decision to commit 100% to reaching my first Black Belt year – that year was 2013.
 
There are hundreds of components to success but I have no doubt that being match-fit is key – to get you there faster, with less ups and downs, to increase your endurance to stay in the game and take it to another level if you choose.
 
It’s not just professional sportspeople who know the importance of being match-fit. As a speaker, trainer, mentor, author, mum, wife and professional juggler I am convinced that looking after yourself and getting match-fit is where it’s at! I see 100% commitment to fitness in direct correlation to commitment to…

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