On the Foundations of Success workshop, I introduce four Success Foundations.
Number 1 is CLEAR DIRECTION or ‘having a crystal clear picture of what success looks like.’
This is a great starting point. Define goals clearly.
Are you aware though that you can significantly increase the compelling power of those goals to enthuse and energise people (including yourself) to give very best efforts, when you plan and communicate how you’ll celebrate when you get there?
My son’s Year 5 class knows if they’ve get a certain number of merit marks in a week, that means Friday afternoon Golden Hour!
Sports teams plan their open-top bus parades.
Marathon runners salivate over their planned post-race meal!
This can work with the big, hairy long-term goals and just as well with the small ones.
“When I finish writing this blog, I’ll reward myself by making a fresh pot of coffee.” [true story]
Try it this week. Define an aspect of success that’s achievable by the end of this week and be specific about how you’ll celebrate when it’s done.
Have a great week,
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