The topics in this section are intended to encourage you to look at your future plans from different perspectives – perspectives strongly associated with achieving sustainable success and happiness. They are not only focused on edge in the strict sense – they are embracing what it means to be successful in the most fundamental sense.
“I don’t believe there is such a thing as ‘work/life balance’. You don’t hear people talking about finding a ‘family/life balance’ or an ‘eating/life balance.’ IT’S ALL LIFE.”
Some of the topics may lead you to radically change your action map – so have it open ready .
To be the best that you can be, you need to stretch. When you do, not only do you achieve more, you also feel better. In this module I will show you how and where to stretch. Many people believe that the starting point is having clear goals and while I agree that goals are important, I disagree with the approach to goal-setting that is generally advocated. SMART goals are often dumb.
In this module, we consider 4 key factors for developing personal edge:
In the second section, we follow Steve Jobs’ advice and delve into how you can find work that inspires you. We will pay particular attention to ‘broken paradigms’ and the need to question conventional wisdom.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking … “
Through a series of reviews, you will ensure that your plan for success remains relevant and effective. You will move from a strategic perspective, looking into your long-term future, through to a daily analysis. The approach I share will guarantee that you extract maximum learning from your experiences and that your bigger goals remain in focus – and, crucially, get acted upon.
We know change is inevitable but we can still experience powerful negative reactions. I will show you how to counteract these and immunise yourself so that you anticipate and prepare for change.