As a coach, my goal is to teach people to be Optimal Performing Entrepreneurs. To me, that means that becoming successful is more than building a thriving business.
You can build a wildly successful business, but if you’re failing in your relationships, with your health, or any of the other key areas of your life you can’t consider yourself a success (and your life will be lacking in happiness and joy).
But this is applicable for everyone, not just entrepreneurs. We all need to be growing in the core areas of our lives: (1) Business/Career, (2) Relationships, (3) Finance, (4) Health/Fitness, (5) Spirituality, and (6) Personal Development.
This doesn’t mean that each of these areas needs or deserves equal growth and attention, because they all have their own level of priority. But in each of these areas you should focus on four key things:
- What is your goal or target?
- What’s your ‘why‘ or purpose for that goal or target?
- When will you accomplish it by?
- How are you going to do it?
(Use my Free Peak Performance System for High Achievers to answer these questions: https://jeffheggie.com/peakperformance)
Once you get this figured out, you’re pointed in the right direction. But the next step is even more important.
- It doesn’t matter what goals you set.
- It doesn’t matter if you’ve figure out your ‘why’ for each goal.
- It doesn’t matter if you’ve set a date you’ll achieve your goals by.
- It doesn’t matter if you’ve started at the end and figured out month by month, week by week, day by day what you have to do to achieve your goal by the deadline…
…if you don’t do anything about it.
You’ve got to be willing to take action and do the things that will help you to get to that final destination.
Having a plan isn’t enough. You have to execute on that plan on the days you’re motivated, and on the days you just don’t feel like it.
That is why everyone needs a coach, a mentor, an accountability partner or an accountability group to ensure you are doing what needs to be done to make progress every day.
Find someone that isn’t a friend or family member because when things get tough, you don’t want them to let you off the hook. Find someone that is focused on your success and doesn’t care about your excuses. Another powerful option is to join an accountability group, such as my High Achievers Accountability groups where you report on your commitments daily.
Whatever you choose to do, just make sure you have a system that will ensure you stay on track when things get tough, when you’re not motivated, or when you’ve just lost focus.
There’s a lot to building a successful life. But when you are intentional and create a plan to make it happen, you’ll create a significant advantage in making it happen. If this is something you’d like me to help you with, email me at email@example.com with the subject line, “I’m Committed!”
May your success exceed all expectations you’ve ever had the courage to dream of!