“We are in an age of unprecedented change, it’s a ‘revolutionary’ time to be alive! The question we need to be asking ourselves is - ‘Am I leading that change?’ I believe we all have a choice to step up into personal, professional and social leadership. We have a choice to become agents for change, amplifiers, thought leaders to upgrade our thinking and lead our very own revolutions.”

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Tuesday
Feb232010

Who is really stopping you from taking your business to the next level?

You know, the cliché response of you are stopping your own success is more subtle than it seems.

  • You may not want the next level of money or success because you have created a story around what that will cost you. Often this is hidden under several layers of consciousness.
  • You may be comfortable talking about a certain level of money. The only difference between $5,000 and $10,000 a day or a speech, is the decision to say 10 instead of 5. I know there is a little more to it than this….but not really.
  • You have not invested the same amount in you that you expect others to invest with you. Think about what you charge per day; when was the last time you paid someone that amount for a similar exchange?
It's easy to acknowledge that you are stopping you, but how and where is not so easy to work out. Look for the subtle shifts, not grand gestures, as being key to growing to the next stage.

I know because I choose to be challenged by this on a daily basis.

Get out of your own way!

M@

Tuesday
Nov172009

The grass is gravel!

Is the grass ever really greener on the other side of the fence?

Nine out of ten times we change stuff for something better only to find out it wasn't better at all. Be sure of what you've got before you upgrade, shift gears or jump the fence.

A mindset that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence hits you twice:

  • It means you may not be grateful for what you have got.
  • It means you have set up an expectation racket with the new person or thing.

Comparisons only lead to disappointment.

Love the one your with.

Tidy up your own backyard.

The grass on the other side is probably not as green as yours and even if looks green it's probably gravel.

M@

Matt Church

P.S. You would have to be deleting every email from my office if you don't know by now that we are running a 2 day conference on Thought Leadership in December. Come along, I'll be there and you won't be disappointed. This event is perfect for people looking to be inspired by the company they keep and keen to have conversations that elevate your thinking - we put on a great show...

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