Why We Need Contrast To Be, Do & Have Better In Life
If you’re ready to be, do & have better in life but it feels like you’re experiencing the opposite of what you want right now or don’t understand the contrast we sometimes face, then keep reading.Its 06:00 on a beautiful Autumn morning. I look outside the window in awe of the majestic sunrise over a clear sky, birds merrily chirping to greet another day. My eyes catch a glimpse of my pooches still fast asleep next to me and my heart and face light up with love and gratitude for these two little fur balls. “How blissful they look” I think. “Just the perfect picture and epitome of unconditional Love and just being.” “Yeah its probably because every day is a good day for them. They don’t experience ups, downs and stresses of life like we do as humans” my ego mind chimes in with the conversation. But very quickly my consciousness interrupts the egoic thoughts asking: “Why can’t every day just be great? Why do we have amazing days and then not so amazing days? I mean life would just be great if we never had to do anything we don’t enjoy or have those harder conversations in life, wouldn’t it? Would it, really?” My mind began to wonder, searching for the answers to these loaded questions I just posed to it. It began to take me back to memories of days that were just all rainbows, glitter, unicorns and feel good warm and fuzzy stuff and experiences. Then it took me back to a few memories of days that I’d rather forget where it felt like my heart was bleeding to death and I thought I’d never survive. “No wonder most people prefer to avoid, run from and bury the more difficult experiences and emotions rather than to face them” my ego tries to interrupt the conversation again. And then it suddenly hit me! We live in a universe full of contrast!
- Day and night.
- Summer and Winter.
- Male and female.
- Light and dark.
We actually need it.Without the contrast we could never grow, expand and evolve into the highest version of ourselves and what our soul’s pursuit and purpose on this earth really is. Do I prefer the great days? HECK YES! I’m sure most of us do. But if we didn’t have the “not so great ones” then how would we even know what the good ones feel like? If darkness didn’t exist, there would have been no such thing as or even a need for light. The fact that Thomas Edison even thought of inventing the light bulb was because darkness existed which created a need for it, right? Without contrast we would really all just be robots existing with no purpose, no desires, no experiences, no evolution and frankly no emotions or a need for them. There would be no innovation or technology either. Think about it for a second. The reason you know what happiness feels like is because you’ve experienced sadness. The reason you know how you like your coffee is because you’ve experienced more than one brand, more than one way of drinking it, right? Our need for things to be done simpler, better, faster and different has also driven innovation and technology as we know it today and it is all birthed through a desire and a need for things to be different which we wouldn’t have had if we didn’t experience the opposite of it first. Without the one, the other simply cannot and would not exist. Sure, we would all rather have perfect relationships and never have to have the hard conversations. We would all rather experience happiness than sadness, ease rather than difficulty. But it is really our labeling and judgement of things (our perception of them) that makes them appear good or bad to us. We label and judge things as good or bad, easy or difficult, how it should or shouldn’t be based on societal norms and beliefs that have been handed to us, when in fact it all is exactly as it should be. This is exactly why it also doesn’t serve us when all of us are trying to change who we are or be or look the way society has labelled as acceptable, perfect, successful, happy, good, bad, pretty or whatever else. We need our unique differences to serve the evolution and highest good for us all and of this planet that we call home for now too.
What if I told you that it is your desire to evolve that drew the opposite into your experience in the first place?Think about it for a second. By experiencing the opposite of what you want you identify and learn what it is you do want. That’s GROWTH. That’s EXPANSION. That’s EVOLUTION! And its never ending too. The type of partner you’re attracted to has vastly changed over the years as you experienced and refined what you do want in a partner by dating people who showed you what you didn’t want, right? Life is always going to present us with contrast. How it serves us lies in how we choose to see it. When we see it as “This shouldn’t be happening. This isn’t how things should be” we have a not so good experience. But when we see it as “Everything is as it should be and it is always happening for me to serve my highest good” we cruise blissfully through what others may perceive as “bad days” or “bad times” with our inner peace and happiness in tact. For me that is really what free will is. If our story was already written before we were born, it really just comes down to how we choose to experience it. We can either experience it from a place of “God promised that all things He makes work together for my good. So this too is for my good” while waiting for the unfolding and the next chapter. Or we can experience it from a place of “God has lost control and this shouldn’t be happening and is never going to get better.” Either way how you end up experiencing that thing will reflect how you choose to see it. We only really have 2 choices in any experience life throws at us. To perceive and experience things through the eyes of Love, or through the eyes of fear. And although contrast is what helps us to learn, grow, heal, evolve and expand, we can always choose to learn through love and not through difficulty or fear.
DO THIS NEXT TIME YOU THINK YOU’RE HAVING A “NOT SO GOOD” EXPERIENCE:When a “problem” situation pops up. Don’t panic and don’t go into those old familiar thought patterns of “Why is this happening? How am I gong to solve this? What am I going to do?”. Instead take a moment to stop, breath deeply a couple of times, silence those thoughts and say this out loud to yourself: All is well. Everything is working out for my highest good. Out of this experience only good will come. I am safe. Take note of firstly how much better and calmer you feel and then be expectant and on the look out for the universe to present the solution or to you or dissolve the “problem” for you, as it was always designed and intended to do. We don’t ever really need to fix “problems”. We only need to fix our thinking and perspective about it. That in itself is already growth, evolution & expansion that serves your highest good and the highest good of all others involved.
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EMOTIONAL DETOX: 7 Pivotal Steps To Emotional Freedom
- The mind doesn’t know the difference between fantasy and reality. So whatever you’re thinking it thinks is really happening. I wrote that in the first person and you read it that way too, so your mind did 2 things there. It perceived is as something you are really thinking and thus experiencing and it reacted accordingly by letting you feel it as emotions and physical manifestations in your body.
- Despite most people believing that their emotions cause their thoughts, its actually the other way around. Our thoughts cause our emotions. You read it (thus thought it) and pesto, you felt it right? Not convinced? Think of a person or situation that makes you anxious. Focus on your body for a second and feel how and where you can feel that anxiety in your body. Whatever you thought about isn’t even happening at the moment yet you were able to conjure up those emotions physically in the present and physically react to it anyway just because you thought about it.
MY 2 FAVORITE PRACTICAL TIPS TO LIVE AWARE OF YOUR EMOTIONS:
- Set hourly reminders on your phone that just says “How do I feel?” – Stuff happens throughout our day and this way we are prompted to become aware of how we feel every hour, and then either process it or at the very least pivot by choosing a better thinking thought and better feeling emotion in that moment, stopping the low vibrational thoughts and energies from gaining more momentum.
- At the end of the day before you go to sleep or when you’re soaking in a bath, reflect on your day’s experiences. Become aware of how they made you feel, what you thought about it and how you acted and reacted to it. This way you choose to pivot and stop those low vibrational thoughts, feelings, experiences and frankly the story you told yourself about it in its tracks at least once a day and you don’t carry it into the next day with you which stops its from gaining momentum.
HERE’S MY 7 PIVOTAL STEPS TO EMOTIONAL FREEDOM:You can do this exercise as an emotional detox now to process specific events and experiences, but its also a great daily practice to incorporate when you become aware of how you’re feelings through your hourly phone reminders, or once a day when you’re reflecting on the day that has passed. These 7 steps will help you to process and release emotions straight away with a lot more ease as you bring them to conscious awareness.
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The Roadmap To Finding Wholeness & Inner Peace
Follow these 7 simple principles and you are guaranteed to achieve wholeness and inner peace
- Remove Anger:
- Release All Judgement:
- Have Compassion:
- Stay Humble:
- Be Content:
- Be Generous:
PRACTICAL DAILY INTEGRATION & IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE PRINCIPLES:These principles are usually things we know and strive to be. But life happens and we find ourselves yanked out of our desire to live this way without even realizing it at times. Here are a few practical ways that has helped me to implement and integrate these principles into my life as a way of life to experience optimal results:
- Set hourly reminders for yourself on your phone. Make each of these principles one of your hourly reminders and when it goes off, either do something practical in that moment to practice it, or spend 5 minutes in quiet meditation pondering it and visualizing yourself being and living it and how it impacts your life and the lives of those you interact with
- At the end of each day, reflect on the day that has passed and write down how often you did and didn’t implement each of these principles in your experiences, thoughts, interactions and actions throughout the day. Remember to practice compassion and non judgement for yourself and others in this process. If you identify an experience where you didn’t practice a principle, simply acknowledge it, thank it for being your teacher and healer, write down how you can do it better next time or would like to handle it next time and then choose to do better tomorrow.
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“You will reap what you sow” – Its Not About The Deeds You Do.
For the better part of my life I didn’t really believe that I was reaping what I sowed.
I believed it was true for everyone but me.
I believed God loved everyone but me.
I believed that His promises were true for everyone else, just not for me.
“I guess my purpose is to help others to live a great life and never experience it myself” is a thought that crossed my mind often.
My entire experience for the first 3 decades of my life looked a little something like this:
- I always did and gave more than what was expected of me for others – but no one ever delivered on their promises to me.
- I was always there for everyone – but when I needed someone those same people would avoid me and I’d have no one who was there for me.
- I consciously treated others kindly, lovingly and respectfully – but I was always treated disrespectfully, worthlessly and unkind.
- I did things honestly and with integrity – but I was always being done in, treated unfairly and lied to.
- I was a loyal friend – but I was discarded and backstabbed the moment I wasn’t of use to someone anymore.
- I was giving – but I was financially in distress most of the time.
- I helped people without them even asking for it – but even if I did ask for help no one ever gave it to me.
- I would drop everything to be there for others when they were going through something – but everyone else was always too wrapped up in their own lives to ever be there for me when I needed it most.
- In everything I did I tried to be a good human – but humans were never good to me in return.
There are thousands more examples of this that I can offer right now, but I’m sure you get the gist as to exactly why I didn’t believe that God’s promise of reaping what you sow applied to me.
I had more than enough evidence of the opposite of that playing out in my life and although I never stopped believing that we reap what we sow, I just began to believe that for some reason it wasn’t true for me too, which of course lead to me feeling like I was just God’s servant and servants although they do the hard work are never the ones that get to enjoy the fruits of it, right?
I was sitting in a church one evening, a place that we perceived as being filled with believers that should be reaping and experiencing amazing lives due to their choice to live (sow) the way that God “expects us to”.
The pastor began to run down the usual list of “issues” that we as people might have like finances, relationships and health and he then proceeded to ask the congregation to put up their hands if they were having a hard time and needed prayer for any of these.
Everyone’s eyes closed at this point of course so no one would “judge” anyone by seeing who has what problem.
But in that moment I heard a voice inside me say: “Open your eyes and look up.”
What my eyes saw was shocking to me. Out of a congregation of about 500 people, people who were believers, almost 98% of their hands were up.
Tears started streaming down my face uncontrollably (they weren’t mine and today I believe that is the closest I ever came to experiencing the grieving of the Holy Spirit) and I just shook my head, closed my eyes and silently said to God: “Your bride is broken. But I don’t think it is You that is a liar or not keeping your promises. So what is it that we are missing? Please show me.”
That prayer turned out to be the biggest catalyst to my spiritual awakening, growth and enlightenment journey that started about 5 years ago.
God took me on a miraculous journey where He began showing me how He made the human body, how everything in this universe works and supports all of us all of the time. How we’ve disconnected from who we really are which is not human beings having a spiritual experience but powerful spiritual beings having a human experience.
He showed me how some of the beliefs that were handed to us and passed down from generation to generation was holding us back from really knowing Him and really having the amazing lives that He intended for us all to have while we are here on earth.
One of the things He shared with me on my journey was that His principle of reaping what you sow was never about the deeds or about what we do.
You see, everything in this universe is energy, including us. He made it that way. Even our thoughts (whether conscious or unconscious), our emotions and our intentions are energy.
Science has already proven that energy attracts to itself the same kind of energy and when enough of that same energy comes together it becomes matter (physical form).
So whatever good deed we are doing, if the energy behind it (the thought, the belief, the intention, the emotion) behind it isn’t positive, we can’t and won’t attract good and positive energy back to us.
Looking back at my experiences before I was awakened to this truth, I now see exactly why no matter what I did, no matter how good it was, the energy behind it was thoughts, feelings and emotions of not being worthy, not being deserving, some resentment and doing what I though was the right and acceptable thing to do instead of what I really wanted to do or felt called to do in a given moment.
Today I know that no matter what good deeds I did, the law of energy was attracting back to me the energy of unworthiness, undeservingness and not good enoughness that I was vibrating at and energetically thinking, believing and experiencing internally beneath it all (most of the time very unaware of it and subconsciously).
And if I’m totally honest with myself, my intention behind the good deeds I did probably wasn’t always backed with faith, love and goodness but perhaps some kind of hope that if I kept doing good, I would eventually get the same back or that I would please God enough that good things would begin to flow my way too.
I had to get out of the “system” of all of the beliefs that were handed to me from a young age, to become consciously aware of them in order for me to really begin a true relationship with God where He could show me Himself exactly who He really is and how things really work. I needed take an honest inventory of and question the beliefs that were handed to me for Him to be able to expand my mind to see His truth.
Sadly most religions teach us that if we just continue to do the right things God (or whatever Higher Power resonates with you) will be pleased with us and we’ll receive good things back. But the reason why that is busy crumbling is people are not experiencing that and its because it was never about the doing. It was always all about the energy.
So many believers keep doing right but never experiencing the reaping of it and subconsciously they’re beginning to resent that, feel unworthy and undeserving of good things and even question God. And because that energy is what is underlying behind their good deeds, they never experience good things coming back to them and remain in that cycle.
I’m not saying our deeds don’t matter, they absolutely do. I’m just saying that our deeds mean nothing if we don’t pay attention and become consciously aware of the energy (thoughts, beliefs, feelings and intentions) underlying and behind them.
For example, if you are doing good because your belief is that then good things will come back to you, the energy behind it is actually manipulation if you think about it. You’re doing it with a desired result in return in mind instead of doing it from a place of pure love and because you felt lead to do it from a space of love and connection to the Sprit within you.
If you haven’t been experiencing that you truly reap the good that you sow…
I want to challenge you to take an honest inventory of what the real energy has been behind your deeds up to now. Ask yourself what were the real thoughts, beliefs, feelings and intentions (energy) that they were backed with.
I urge you to allow yourself to begin to open your mind and to see that it is not about the deed itself but about the energy it is backed by and I guarantee you will experience the energy you put out returning back to you tenfold every single time.
This truth and realization changed my life and my entire experience, and my hope is that it will do the same for you too.
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5 Steps To Lasting Happiness (that nobody’s telling you about)
Happiness seems so hard to come by and even harder to hold onto, right?The other day I was talking to one of my clients about why we struggle to hold onto the “new & improved me” and to remain positive and hold onto our happiness once we’ve chosen a better life. It got me thinking about my own journey of see-sawing up and down from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows in literally seconds at times. Now before I had gone on my self awareness and spiritual awakening journey to understand why we are who we are and do what we do, this was a common occurrence, but it didn’t make sense why it was STILL happening now that I knew better and had made the conscious choice to be happier and implemented the daily practices to back it (like meditation, daily reflection, questioning my thoughts, etc.) Even the apostle Paul wondered why he still did the things he didn’t want to do even after he chose to turn his life around.
”I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. 16 And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good. 17 As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me. 18 For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature.[a] For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. 19 For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing. 20 Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it”. – Romans 7:5-20Have you ever notices that you can be on such a huge high, so positive and ready to be a nice human after watching an inspirational Youtube video or reading a powerful motivational quote, until …. something shitty happens in your day or your life that in one foul swoop just seems to knock you back down to a low vibe, negativity or lashing out at someone. See here’s the thing … We are “pre-programmed” as humans to resist happiness & feeling good. Yes, you heard me right. Our unconscious default setting is that we have to struggle, difficulty, and to feel guilty about being TOO successful, TOO happy, TOO wealthy. And when we finally have those things, we begin to feel guilty for having them. We go into fear about losing them and begin to wait for the other shoe to drop and for it to be ripped away from us at any second. But why? Because we’ve been sub-consciously programmed from a young age that good things don’t come easy and that they don’t last.
Before we dive into how to KEEP our happiness, lets look out how to find it first.The route to finding real happiness can be described in one word: SELF-AWARENESS. See until we become aware of our own emotions, habits, beliefs, thoughts, actions, reactions and so on, we cannot really be happy. These are the very things that caused us not to be happy in the first place and until we become aware of them, we cannot begin to change them to change the outcome. Looking outside of ourselves for happiness just makes us fearful on an unconscious level anyway because we sub-consciously know that other people and external factors are the things we don’t have any control over. And as humans we fear what we can’t control (like other people for example). The reality is that the only thing we do have control over is OURSELVES. This is why finding happiness can only start by taking your focus off of what’s going on outside of you and becoming self-aware of whats going on within YOU!
So, once you’ve found real happiness, how do you hold onto it?It took me several years of doing everything I knew to do to hold onto the new, positive and conscious living me to figure out what REALLY brings about lasting, tangible results when transforming our lives. Through my own personal life transformation journey from being broke, victimized, undervalued, sad, angry, stressed, anxious, lost, alone and directionless to consistently being happy, free, certain, clear, supported, successful, healthy, joyful and valued and over 10 000 hours of 1:1 coaching with my clients to identify exactly WHAT brings lasting change and transformation. What I identified was that we need to address the areas of our life that we want to transform on each of these 5 key levels: 1) Emotional 2) Behavioral 3) Mindset 4) Spiritual 5) Practical/Physical Let me unpack this for you a little further to help you to identify why your initial results and the “new & improved you” didn’t last. Often times traditional therapists work mostly only on the emotional level, right? Truth is that working on an emotional level and resolving underlying conscious or unconscious emotional traumas will help you to feel better, but if the particular situation isn’t addressed at the other 4 levels as well, the feeling better won’t last. For example, the experience may have caused you to form limiting beliefs about yourself, others, life, love, money, success or whatever, and those beliefs are still present (mindset). Which means you’ll continue creating, attracting & experiencing similar experiences because of them. There may be certain behaviors and patterns you formed because of the experience that need to be addressed too. For example you perhaps became a people-pleaser or an introvert because of the experience which means you are still behaving that way which isn’t the real you. This in turn causes unconscious thoughts and emotions of resentment, dissatisfaction and unhappiness because these are “learned” behaviors you developed and not the true you, which is inherently what we are wired to desire to achieve as human beings. Perhaps the situation or emotional traumas caused certain beliefs that you don’t have what it takes, you’re not as good as others or that you don’ t deserve to or have the things you deem necessary to have a great life like everyone else. This is why we need to work on the spiritual level as well to re-frame those thoughts and beliefs and for you to re-connect with a Higher Power of your own understanding to remember who you really are and where your support and supply of everything you need comes from. And just in case you’ve forgotten or you’re wondering who you are …
You are not a limited human being trying to have some kind of spiritual experience here on earth and find your way or try to make it happen all on your own. You are a powerful spiritual being having a human experience here on earth and you are connected to, guided and supported by the entire universe and the One who made it, while on your mission here on earth.Lastly, we have to look at the practical and physical level as well. If you don’t have actionable daily practices in place to continue growing and working on each of the other 4 levels daily, or you’re living in an environment that is toxic and not good for you, your transformation and the “new improved you” can’t last either. This is why its imperative to also look at your physical and practical circumstances, routines and daily practices.
Were you able to identify why the new & improved you and your new found happiness didn’t stand a chance of lasting?In my coaching practice and my programs, whether I’m working with the CEO of a company or a single mother, I tackle all 5 of these levels. Because my mission is to give my clients the tools, methods and guidance to receive tangible, real and lasting transformations and results. My signature life transformation program is also designed to help you tackle each of these levels with whatever area of your life you’re ready to transform FOR GOOD! This program is a self-paced digital 12 week journey that my clients can complete from the comfort of their own home and in their own time. It has proven to be one of the most popular programs for people who are seeking answers and a step-by-step process to really transform their lives to live their BEST LIFE POSSIBLE. I’m currently practically giving away this program at a crazy 85% off until 18 November 2019, so if YOU are ready to LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE POSSIBLE and for it to LAST, you can check out The Ultimate Life Transformation Program over here -> https://bit.ly/2JMbJA4
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The most profitable online business to start!
One of the questions I get asked most as a Life & Business Transformation Coach, Speaker, Author & Strategist is: “What is the most profitable online business to start?”Now before I give you the answer to that, I want you to decide right now that you won’t immediately discount yourself as someone who can do this when you hear what it is, and that you’ll continue reading. Two of the biggest among many misconceptions about this kind of online business is that: 1) You need a formal qualification to do it. 2) It costs a lot of money to start. If you continue reading after I share this golden nugget with you I promise I’ll BUST THESE MYTH FOR YOU once and for all! For the past decade THIS online industry has grown exponentially and it is projected to grow even faster and more over the next decade. It is currently the most lucrative & profitable online business to start either full-time or part time and by far the lowest investment cost to get started & grow! The most profitable online business to start either part-time or full time is… AN ONLINE COACHING BUSINESS! Now as I said, hang ten … Don’t disqualify yourself just yet as someone who can’t do this … Keep reading and you’ll see why. An online coaching business is the ONE business that ANYONE can start and be MASSIVELY SUCCESSFUL AT! And best of all, it doesn’t cost you a lot of money or time to start and grow! My very first Coaching Business was a breeze to start. See, when I started it, I had already established myself as an expert in the field of online marketing, branding and business strategy and growth. I had credibility as a mentor and teacher on these topics already so naturally I got clients and grew my business as a Business Coach effortlessly. But just 2 short years ago, I decided to add a second niche, Life Transformation to my coaching business. This was A LOT HARDER than the first time around to turn into a success because I had ZERO formal qualifications, ZERO credibility in that field and due to a bad business deal with a group of scammers where I lost almost everything I had worked over a decade to build, I also had VERY LITTLE money available to do it. I couldn’t afford to go and get a qualification, pay for professional designs, have a fancy website built or to spend on marketing campaigns. I had an okay following on social media but zero credibility with them in the field of Life Transformation since they all knew and trusted me only as an online Business Growth Expert which is how I positioned myself with these audiences. All I knew is I had a passion to teach others about what worked for me to massively transform my own life on the Personal Development & Spiritual journey that I embarked on after I nearly lost everything. Today just 2 short years later, I have a THRIVING Life & Business Transformation coaching business. I’m called upon and featured regularly by the media and other institutions to speak, teach and write on a variety of local and international platforms and am known by my peers as a thought leader in the field of Life & Business Transformation. I’ve been blessed to have already transformed the lives of over 1300 people around the globe whom I’ve never even met or interacted with personally, but who have completed my signature digital Life Transformation Program, radically and rapidly transformed their lives and shared their results and testimonies with me, just 1 year after launching the program.
So HOW did I do it without any formal qualification or funding?I used my existing skills, talents, knowledge, own life experiences and passions to do it! See that’s really all it takes to become a SUPER SUCCESSFUL ONLINE COACH! You have a unique set of existing skills, talents, knowledge, life experiences and passions that those who are 3 steps behind you are just WAITING FOR YOU to stand up and show them how YOU achieved it. The biggest reason why online coaching and the coaching industry as a whole has grown so rapidly and continues to grow exponentially is because people are looking for REAL people like you and me to show them how WE did it! They don’t have the time to go and figure it out through YouTube videos themselves. They want to do it faster and with much more ease and who better than YOU who has already done it or mastered it to show them EXACTLY HOW? This is just my testimony and story, but I’m not the only one who did it! Hundreds are doing it EVERY DAY! Hundreds of my clients have done it through my step-by-step guidance and courses. And we’re not special or exceptional. ANYONE can do it and YOU can do it too!
TO GET STARTED ASK YOURSELF:What are your current skills, talents, knowledge, experiences, obstacles you’ve overcome, solutions you’ve found and passions either in your current industry and profession or your life that YOU can help those who are 3 steps behind you to achieve? THAT is really what makes a Successful Coach! Now you might be thinking “All good and well Mickey, but I don’t have a clue where to start or how to do it” … Well, that’s where you’re super blessed that you were guided to my inner circle here that I share my tips, tools, strategies and guidance with and to read this email because that’s where people like ME who have already done the hard groundwork, cried the tears, faced the frustrations and the trials and errors come in so it doesn’t have to take you 2 years to figure out on your own! I recently created a Free Guide for you with some of the most common myths and limiting beliefs that almost all new or aspiring coaches that I’ve worked with including myself run into at some point on the journey and that are holding them back from becoming SUPER SUCCESSFUL ONLINE COACHES! I’ve seen what happens when these myths are busted and these limiting beliefs are flipped around, so go check it out here now and grab your FREE COPY of this guide right now. There’s a MASSIVE group of people out there who NEED you and are just WAITING for YOU to share YOUR unique skills, talents, knowledge, experiences and passions with them. And the best part is you can do it from anywhere and make a massive impact in and on this world and the lives of others while actually working a lot less and be abundant at it too! Whether you’ve never considered starting an online coaching business, thought about it but been didn’t think you could do it or you’ve already started but your coaching business is just not booming like you thought it would, this Free Guide will get you started in the right direction to clearing some of the blocks that are holding you back from being a SUPER SUCCESSFUL ONLINE COACH! PS: You might also like this podcast episode where I talk about your Entrepreneurial Purpose and Transformation statement as a Coach or Entrepreneur: Here’s to living your best life possible & to your success!
What is your Entrepreneurial Purpose?
Do you have an Entrepreneurial Purpose? What about a Transformation Statement? If you don’t really know what this is, you’re not alone. Majority of the Coaches and Entrepreneurs that I work with have never heard about or considered this, but it is IMPERATIVE for the success and growth of your business.When it comes to entrepreneurship you may find yourself in one of the following categories: -> You’ve never had a desire to be an entrepreneur and are more than happy working for a boss and a secure salary. -> You’ve always wanted to start your own business, but you’re afraid and don’t think you have the money or resources you believe you need to start it. -> You’ve taken the leap into entrepreneurship but are finding it to be overwhelming, hard, tough, scary and taking over your life. -> You have a successful business of your own and you absolutely love what you do and earn great money doing it! Wherever you find yourself when it comes to the topic of entrepreneurship, in my experience only the last one will achieve sustainable growth and success. and recent research done by Forbes confirms it. No matter where you fall on the scale at present, there’s just one thing standing between you and the success, freedom and abundance that you long for as a business owner and that is PURPOSE! See most people pursue entrepreneurship as a means to “getting rich”, a picture and perception that is drawn about being your own boss by so many especially in the media. We see the flashy cars, the jets, the designer clothes, the world wide travels and we think THAT’S IT! That’s my ticket to being rich. And its okay, most people have a desire to be wealthy and successful but are too afraid to admit it to anyone or even themselves. We’re brought up that wanting to be wealthy is a bad thing, but I would like to offer you a perspective change on this. Wealth in the right hands becomes a resource that is a vehicle that brings healing, hope and love to those who need it and the world as a whole. It isn’t a bad thing at all. It’s only a bad thing if you want wealth simply to satisfy your own material needs. Entrepreneurship is certainly a great thing because it creates jobs, generates wealth, but here’s the DTM (drop the mic moment) … to really be successful as an entrepreneur and generate wealth, the most important questions you need to ask yourself is: “how is my business serving my clients? How is it making their lives better or making the world a better place?”
The truth is that creating a successful business and wealth, doesn’t just take hard work, dedication and passion, it takes PURPOSE!Without a purpose, you’re ultimately going to find out that you struggle to stay positive, be consistent, reach the success you desire, not hustle your ass off and burn out and to generate real sustainable wealth. When you have an entrepreneurial purpose, success is not only created with more ease and sustainability, but entrepreneur life becomes fulfilling, fun and filled with freedom! Research conducted by Forbes shows that Purpose Driven Businesses are the fastest growing businesses, the most successful and also land the biggest clients. Now that is something to think about. Think about it this way …. If you were faced with a life threatening illness, would you rather go to the doctor who is just doing what he does for the money, or the one who is sold on his PURPOSE to heal, help and diagnose his patients to the best of his ability? When I decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship after having built a very successful corporate career and having positioned myself as an expert in the field of Marketing and Branding, I knew I was born to be an entrepreneur. I knew I wanted to HELP people. I knew I wanted to live a life of purpose. But it’s a lot easier said than done once the fears of having to write your own pay check becomes all to real. One day you wake up exhausted, negative, hating what you do, burnt out and unhappy because without even knowing fear crept in and you began to hustle to make money instead of living out your purpose as an entrepreneur. It happens to the best of us. Fear has a very sneaky way of creeping in and making us think that we have to push, drive, hustle, do, work and make things happen if we want to succeed. Here’s why that happened to me. I knew I wanted to live a life of purpose. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur, but I never established what my entrepreneurial purpose was when I started my business, so I couldn’t connect the two in order to make it the foundation of everything I plan and do and how I grow and run my business.
So what is an Entrepreneurial Purpose?Your entrepreneurial purpose is your WHY. It’s a conscious shift to create and grow your business through service and not through sales. See when we are in fear about generating an income and succeeding, we come from an energy of wanting to make a sale. We need money after all, right? But when we come from an intention and a purpose of SERVING the entire ball game changes! That is when we are able to shift our focus and create our business from the intention of SERVICE. In other words our products or services don’t become things we try to sell. They become things of service that better people’s lives and or the world as a whole. And THAT is exactly what today’s consumer is looking for!
Having an entrepreneurial purpose, a WHY will not just get you out of bed and keep you pushing forward when things get tough, it will also create more trust with and also results for your clients. Once you’ve established your entrepreneurial purpose its important to write down your Transformation status for your business. This is your promise as a business and why you exist. It is how you as a business transform people’s lives or this world through your products, services or existence. In a world where there’s a whole lot of destruction and fake going on, consumers are looking for brands and businesses that are real and making a difference and an impact in this world. If you haven’t got an Entrepreneurial Purpose and a Transformation Statement yet, don’t worry. Its NEVER too late! Get it in place right now and watch how it transforms your business and your day to day enjoyment of running and growing your business as well.
“When you focus on your WHY the rest will come” – Oprah Winfrey