Common Client End Games

You’re in transition and looking for a high definition picture of what’s next.

You want to be a leader with avid followers.

You’re Generation Y (mid 20’s to early 30’s) and want to do big things.

You want your high potentials to act, not wait for direction.

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You want your customers to say “I’d be crazy to do business with anyone but you.”

You’re a business owner who’s tired of long hours and wants more family time.

You’ve tasted success and want more.

What’s next? You know your destiny includes a greater cause.

I can’t tell you how grateful I am to have been able to work with you through the Now What program. At the end of the process I am a much different person than I was going in! I now have a much clearer vision and more positive outlook for my future. I am very excited to experience the person I get to be as my career moves forward thanks to your expert guidance!
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TIP OF THE DAY FROM STEVE BOREK:

Desperation can cloud your thinking process. A coach can see what you can’t or aren’t willing to see.

Average is over. Be memorable to those you serve.

Where the focus goes the focus grows. What focus seeds are you planting? 

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” ~ Coco Chanel >>> Average is over. Set yourself apart so people notice. Otherwise you’ll blend with the masses in the land of mediocrity. 

When’s the last time you did something that scared you?

Be real. There’s a reason Brad Pitt gets huge bank to be someone else. It’s hard to do. Just be yourself.

“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern.” ~ William Blake 

The short way is the long way and the long way is the short way.

You lost the deal, client, job, etc. Feeling bummed about it? Don’t waddle in the muddle too long. Otherwise, you risk not seeing the next opportunity. 

What’s your life been about? Personally? Professionally? 

Hopefully your professional career pays the light bill. Is it lighting you up? If yes, you’re part of the 29%. The majority, 71% of the workforce, are disengaged from their jobs. I can help you change that. 

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. ~ Samuel Johnson >>> What new habits are a permanent part of you? 

A coach is the mirror to your blind spots. 

Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regrets. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. ~ Mary Anne Radmacher >>> Consistently doing just one would be an achievement for many. 

Where is your focus? For most it’s on what they don’t want. Where your focus lands, is where your focus expands. 

A trained coach helps the client uncover and own the new direction. The new place is in the clients bones. They just can’t see it. A coach really helps.

Would you like a different outcome? Let’s board a new train with fresh useful baggage. 

Take a look at your performance over the last month, quarter, year, etc. Where ever you land on the scale is a direct result of your thoughts. Change your thoughts and you’ll change your performance.

“I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.” ~ Ernest Hemingway >>> Early on, this quote helped me feel more confident about my blog writing.

Change is one step away if you’re willing.

Be patient when it seems things are not going right and may never be right again. Accept that what is yours will come to you in the right way at just the right time. ~ Iyanla Vanzant >>> Ya gotta believe! 

Sometimes a change will do you good.

A river never pushes. It flows in a natural direction. Effortlessly. Where are you pushing? What needs to happen for you to flow?

71% of the workforce are disengaged with their jobs. I partner with these people to find a job, career, or transition to a new business that pays the light bill and lights them up.

“Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.” ~ Albert Einstein >>> Be more childlike; in a state of curiosity. 

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. ~Confucius >>> Actions speak louder than words. Easier said than done. 

If you’re not having fun, you’re doing something wrong. ~ Groucho Marx >>> Every day I make someone laugh. It’s who I am. My oxygen. Hearing others laugh and smile gives me life.

I wasn’t poor back then, I just didn’t have any money. Mary Carillo’s commencement address, to the Elon graduating class of 2014. >>> It’s all a matter of perspective. 

“The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be your only sustainable competitive advantage.” ~ Arie de Geus >>> The competition isn’t standing still. What are you learning? 

The brain is neuroplastic and has the ability to change. Coaching really helps in this regard. 

Are you the orchestra leader of your own life or are you allowing society and its institutions to dictate you how to live? Are you playing by someone else’s rules or creating your own? ~ Steve Siebold, Author, FAT LOSER! Mental Toughness Book for Dieters 

“Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won’t come in.” ~ Alan Alda >>> When’s the last time you cleaned your windows? 

Leaders are learners.

“The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people’s expectations.” ~ Julia Cameron >>> As their coach, I get my client to love their authentic self.

Everything you want or who you desire to become begins with a choice.

The best leaders I’ve known create more leaders. 

“Too often, we put up with mediocrity, telling ourselves that later in life we’ll do what we want.” ~ Daniel  >>> Most people land on the island of mediocrity. Ho hum. 

Did you know, every week I write a blog post? Yup. Most times it’s average. Though every now and then I write something that’s pretty good. Click on the Blog tab above to check it. 

Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. 

Hustle.

Stop shoulding all over yourself. 

“Magic happens when you tell the Universe what you want it to do for you. Miracles happen when you ask how you can be of service to the Universe.” ~ Marianne Williamson >>> Too woo woo for you? I once thought the same. No longer. Try a sip of the Woo Woo Kool-Aid. No need to gulp. 

Acknowledgements are gifts. How many gifts will you give today?

To change your results, you must change how your world is wired. What are you doing to improve your wiring?

Life is to be lived. ~ Katharine Hepburn >>> Are you living or simply surviving? 

Usually, I don’t have the I Dream of Jeannie solution. Meaning, in one or two calls you’re totally transformed. Not usually the case. Change takes time.

You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. ~ Lou Holtz  Translation? Let it go. You’ll feel lighter a lot quicker. 

The first one to make 5,000 mistakes wins. If you’re not failing, you’re not taking enough chances. 

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson 

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho >>> What you want is on the other side of the fear wall. 

“The only way around is through.” ~ Robert Frost >>> Does it feel scary? Great. Watch what happens when you get to the other side of fear.

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. What signs are you ignoring that can potentially cook your business like a charred hot dog? p.s. I put mustard on my hot dog. Ketchup? Sacrilegious. ;-p 

I love working with entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, etc. because they’re full of life, cooking a half dozen meals at one time.

What’s your endgame?

Shine the spotlight on your team while applauding in the wings. Humility is the sign of a great leader.

When you immerse yourself in the things you love, and I mean actually love, something happens. You begin to get excited and inspired. ~ Tom Wittlin >>> Focus on clients, projects, etc. that get you jazzed! 

Spinning wheels or traction? My clients live in the latter.

Great leaders inspire a shared vision.  

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” ~George Bernard Shaw 

If you’re dissatisfied with your current life, ask yourself what your current life is a metaphor for. ~ Steven Pressfield >>> Well? 

Does your business need buffing? Where would you begin first?

To get great answers, ask great questions.

Is your glass half empty or half full? Whatever your answer, put it all in a bigger glass! 🙂 

Failing is the price you pay to enter the discovery room. 

Accept where you are at this moment. Don’t make it better nor worse. Just be honest with yourself. 

Being authentic requires courage. Been there. I have the T-shirt. 

Meditation relaxes the mind. Until a few years ago I wasn’t a fan. Jerry Seinfeld practices Transcendental Meditation twice a day. He says it’s like your phone charger. TM gives him energy. 

Cause I need to move, I need to wake up… I need to change, I need to shake up. ~ Melissa Etheridge > >>When clients hire me, things start to change. Their energy is different. That’s what it’s about. Changing your energy.

To crush your endgame you’ve got to be willing to commit. There is no Plan B.

Waiting for everything to be perfect is paralysis through analysis.

Believe it then you’ll see it.

Your intuition and your intellect should be working together… making love. That’s how it works best. ~ Madeleine L’Engle >>> When was the last time your intuition and intellect had a loving moment? 

People don’t resist change. They resist being changed. ~ Peter Senge >>> People also resist the work required to change. 

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. ~ Margaret Mead >>> Show the world who you are.

I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance. ~Steve Jobs >>> Consistent action is the key. 

Your days are numbered. This is not a dress rehearsal.

Everyone has dormant potential. They just don’t see it. This is where I come in. 

One small crack does not mean that you are broken….it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. ~ Linda Poindexter >>> Just keep moving.

You can never be ready. There’s way too much information to know.

I help clients stretch their minds and go to places they’ve never been. Once they expand their surroundings, reverting back to their outdated environment is never an option.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston Churchill >>> Keep going.

No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important ~ Mary Kay Ash >>> Ahem. Stop looking at your electronic device.

Success is inevitable when the plan aligns with your who.

The wider the gap between who you are and who you want to truly become, the more unhappy you’ll be.

Celebrate every W.

What do you want more than anything else? Are you willing to do whatever it takes to get it? 

What’s the story you’re telling yourself? Are you describing your past or present or feeding yourself a script that will change your future?

A coach helps you to get where you want to go, faster. The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. ~Confucius >>> Actions speak louder than words. Easier said than done. 

I coach 98% of clients by phone and/or Skype in a half dozen countries. What’s your endgame?

OK, keep thinking about it. At some point, you or your idea will become irrelevant. 

You get to choose.

“We all are manufacturers in a way – making good, making trouble or making excuses.” ~ H. V. Adolt >>> What kind of a manufacturer are you? 

What’s holding you back?

Goals help you create an unconscious strategy to move in the right direction. 

Be intentional about who you want to become. 

I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking. ~Joan Rivers >>>What do you really want to say?

Why not you? Huh?

What if your customer could look inside your business. What would they see?

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller >>> Feelings is where it’s at.