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.

The assessment proved to be a valuable tool in helping me understand my behaviors, values, talents, and acumen. Steve Borek leveraged the results of my TriMetrix HD report to fast track the goals of my business. The ROI for the assessment alone was one month. My coaching sessions with Steve are getting me focused on taking my business to the next level.
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TIP OF THE DAY FROM STEVE BOREK:

If you’re not growing you’re wasting away.

“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.

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. 

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

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

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

“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. 

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

Nothing gets me more pumped than giving oxygen to my client’s dormant potential.  

Sometimes you’ve got to just get out of your own way.

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

Change is one step away if you’re willing.

“Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” ~ Joyce Meyer >>> Take ownership, take action, and make it happen.

Believe it then you’ll see it.

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.

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

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

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 

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

They’ll never change! You’ve heard this or even said it to someone else. I’m in the *People * Can * Change * Business.* I see transformations happen all the time.

You can’t help everyone, but you can help someone.

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

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.

“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? 

If it looks good, you’ll see it. If it sounds good, you’ll hear it. If it’s marketed right, you’ll buy it. But… If it’s real… you’ll feel it. ~ Kid Rock >>>

I’ve never sold a single coaching engagement. The prospective client enthusiastically enrolls because I’m real and they feel it.

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

Saying things will eventually get better is a hope strategy. How’s that workin for ya? 

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A coach is the mirror to your blind spots. 

Great leaders inspire a shared vision.  

Success is inevitable when the plan aligns with your who.

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

Leaders are learners.

Creating sustainable change in your business requires sustainable behavioral change. A qualified coach can help you with both.

Average is over. Be memorable to those you serve.

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful…“ Billie Mobayed 

You get to choose.

What’s the story you’re telling yourself? Don’t like your results? Change your story.  

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

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

So many books, so little time.

All things are difficult before they are easy. ~ John Norley >>> When I struggle with something new I simply think I’m learning something new. This one thought changes my entire view of what I’m going through. 

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. 

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.

Take a look at how you run your business, your life. What are you modeling for your kids? My Ahha moment during an interview with a client.

What’s holding you back?

You were going to make a change last month, last year, etc. though you put it off. How’s that working?

What’s your endgame?

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

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

Be intentional about who you want to become. 

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. 

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

In Paul Johnson’s biography of Winston Churchill, he describes an early encounter with the Prime Minster at the age of 17 in 1946. Paul asked him what he attributed to his success. “Conservation of energy. Never stand up when you can sit down. Never sit down when you can lie down.” The Prime Minister then hopped into his limo. 

Stop shoulding all over yourself. 

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.

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. 

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

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? 

“Loosen up; you’re not going to convince them anyway. Speeches aren’t about turning archenemies into cheering supporters. Presentations are mainly opportunities to reassure those who already agree with you that you’re a horse worth betting on” ~Tom Peters 

Why not you? Huh?

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure that the storm is really over. But one thing is certain, when you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm is all about. ~ Haruki Murakami 

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. 

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.

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

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.

Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell. ~ Bill Copeland >>> No fanfare needed. Just be yourself.

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! 

“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. 

“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. 

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

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

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! 

Hustle.

To get great answers, ask great questions.

Waiting for everything to be perfect is paralysis through analysis.

“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. 

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. 

Keep on keepin on. You’re almost there.

If it’s important enough, you’ll find a way. If it’s unimportant you’ll come down with excusitis: all the reasons why you can’t do it.  

“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? 

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. 

Leaders are always being watched.

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

I admire a person who’s willing to do whatever’s necessary. ~Jack Sparrow >>> Are you willing? 

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

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

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

Whatever makes you weird, is probably your greatest asset. ~ ~Joss Whedon >>> What’s your weirdness? 🙂 

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.

“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 

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

As I pulled into the environs of Asheville, I saw a homeless person standing on a corner, holding his proverbial cardboard sign. It read, I’m dreaming of a cheeseburger. I’ve never seen a more innovative message from a floater. This man has dormant potential. Anyone that creative has the ability to turn things around. I hope he does. 

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.

“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? 

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