I just got back from an amazing trip to Edinburgh, Scotland (google “Royal Military Tattoo” if you’re interested in going) for our annual coaches conference, and I thought I’d take a minute to share some of my learnings. When I go to these conferences I always try to spend time with the Top Performers to learn what it is they are doing to excel at such high levels. One of these Top Performers is my own coach, so I already know some of his secrets, and I wanted to learn from the others as well.
Two weeks ago I got to check off an item on my Bucket List, which was to train new Coaches and Franchisees how to be great coaches. In the process of preparing to train, I spent several hours going through the training materials, and quickly realized that I was going to learn as much, if not more, than the trainees would!
After 15 years of coaching, I realized that I’ve probably forgotten more than I remember! The hours spent preparing and the 3 days spent training were a less than subtle reminder to get back to the basics of how we become successful.
Around this time every year, we start to forget our annual goals, we break our New Year’s Resolutions, and we regret that gym membership. So what is it we can do to break out of our bad old habits and actually take the steps to have our Best Year Ever? Well, I’ve found 7 simple steps that can help – here they are in no particular order…