Are You The Leader in Your Own Life?

Motivational Speakers | Business Coach | Progress Performance Are You The Leader in Your Own Life?

Are You The Leader in Your Own Life?

Here Are 5 Reasons We Resist Change!

You will have heard this wonderful definition of insanity:  “Doing what you did yesterday and expecting a different outcome.”

I agree – it’s crazy!  Yet how many of us want improved conditions and enhanced performance – without the will to change or the skill to drive it?

Every single desirable development of our lives will need something to change. Why DO we resist it so? To the point of procrastination – even self-sabotage!  Here are 5 Very Good Reasons:

  1. It hurts.  Yes, it does.  There is an inbuilt part of my brain, and yours, which is absolutely dedicated to preserving homeostasis.  Anything different  (particularly early morning exercise, in my opinion) causes severe discomfort – and so it should.  This clever reptilian brain of ours is just trying to protect us from imbalance.  It hasn’t realized we’re in the  world that needs us to change, and if we DON’T change we’ll die.
  2. It’s somebody else’s idea.   Well, that’s usually true!  Most other people seem to feel they know what’s good for us, better than we do, right?  So almost all change or improvement initiatives are initially inspired by an external source.    The question is – do we share the same desire for us to be different?  And if not, would it be a good idea to check that out?  With humility and a genuine desire to be the best we can be?
  3. On the other hand, maybe if I do change, other people in my life might become uncomfortable.  Because they know me as I am.   Maybe they don’t like change.  So if I embrace it, I may not be able to embrace them any more.  Or they may not embrace me.  That could be very lonely.
  4. It actually shakes my self-concept to the core.  I form my identity, my worldview, my core belief system which drives all my responses behaviours and actions, quite early in my life.  It creates my orientation.  If anything happens to alter that orientation, I become a displaced person.  Even if it’s only momentary, it requires an adjustment on my part.  That’s hard work.  If I have to do it too often, I can become quite disoriented and dysfunctional.  After all, how can I possibly perform at my peak if I don’t know who I am?
  5. I like things just the way they are.  Well, maybe they’re not perfect.  But they’re OK.  And if we change things, they could be worse!  Better the devil you know……..

Take a moment to check in with me on this.

ü  Have you ever owned any of the above resistances?

ü  Have you ever observed them in others around you?

They’re common.  They’re almost universal.  They will get in the way of just about every improvement you want to implement in your business environment or in your personal life.  When you know them, you can manage them.  Face them, respond to them, and commit to moving past them.

And here’s a final challenge in creating change, but arguably the most important to take on.

Check out your beliefs.  Robert Fritz, author of ‘The Path of Least Resistance’, shows graphically how a negative belief will inevitably sabotage any attempt to move out of the current situation.  The resulting Structural Conflict will make any improvement impossible.   You may not be able to overcome those negative beliefs, but even acknowledging the beliefs, respectfully, and using the fear positively and productively to put risk management strategies in place, will be very useful.   Without that awareness you have no chance to shape a managing strategy.   Fritz describes the healthy approach as ‘Structural Tension’.   Knowing the barriers exist, but having a managing strategy for them, allows you to focus more on the vision, and your own capacity to achieve it.

Success strategies are simple.

You know what you want.  You believe you can have it.  You work out how to get it.  You take action.  You know with confidence that you will have it – and it arrives.

We do it every day – and love it!  So why do we sometimes make it so difficult?  So, Are You The Leader in Your Own Life?

Marketing Brisbane Brand Marketing Marketing Strategy Marketing Analytics Mobile Marketing Social Media Marketing B2B Marketing B2C Marketing Digital Marketing Content Marketing Email Marketing SEO Brisbane AdWords Management Facebook Advertising SEO Content Writing First Page of Google What is SEO What is Organic SEO One Page Websites Business Websites Ecommerce Websites SEO Pricing Facebook Pricing Email Marketing Pricing Free SEO Audit SEO Content Business Web Development SEO Brisbane Start A Business 2020 Grow Your Business Online Dominate The Market With SEO Online Marketing FAQs Social Media Marketing Brisbane SEO Brisbane SEO Geebung SEO Brendale SEO Banyo SEO North Lakes SEO Strathpine SEO Eagle Farm SEO North Brisbane SEO South Brisbane SEO West Brisbane SEO East Brisbane SEO Moorooka SEO Coopers Plains SEO Sunnybank SEO Springwood SEO Underwood SEO Slacks Creek SEO Logan Pay Per Click Advertising AdWords FAQs Content Writing FAQs Business Directory SEO Services & Digital Marketing Brisbane Marketing and SEO Brisbane SEO Brisbane Organic SEO Brisbane Google Ads Brisbane Local SEO Brisbane Social Media Brisbane SEO Services Brisbane SEO Consultant Brisbane SEO Company Brisbane SEO Brisbane Website Design Brisbane Website Developers Brisbane Website Designers Brisbane Website Developer Brisbane Website Development Brisbane Website Design Brisbane Website Designing Brisbane Cheap Website Design Brisbane eCommerce Website Design Brisbane SEO Website Brisbane Personal Website Design Brisbane Business Website Design Brisbane Entertainment Website Design Brisbane Portfolio Website Design Brisbane Non-Profit Website Design Brisbane Web Portal Website Design Brisbane Infopreneur Website Design Brisbane Educational Website Design Brisbane Brochure Website Design Brisbane SEO Consultant Brisbane SEO Services Brisbane SEO Services Gold Coast SEO Services Sunshine Coast SEO Services Sydney SEO Services Melbourne SEO Services Adelaide SEO Services Perth SEO Services Hobart SEO Services Canberra SEO Services Darwin A Frames Vinyl Banners Rectangle Flags Flyers Digital Print on ACM Sign Mesh Banners Lightboxes Window Graphics Wall Signage Parking Signs Illuminated Signs Digital Print on ACM Sign Car Wraps Car Magnets Stickers and Decals Custom Stickers NCR Booklets Envelopes Calendars Desk Pads Postcards Presentation Folders Letterhead Graphic Design Service Sign Installation Magnets Floor Graphics Large Format Stickers Acrylic Panel Signs Premium Pull-Up Banners Premium Business Cards PVC Plastic Business Cards Signage Signage Brisbane Building Signage Window Signage Signage Design Signage Installation Signage Printing Government Signage Transport and Main Roads Signage Tenders Signage Public Sector Signage Hospital Signage School Signage Medical Centre Signage Police Fire and Rescue Signage PCYC Signage Car Signage Signwriters Printing Printing Brisbane Government Printing Transport and Main Roads Printing Hospital Printing School Printing Medical Centre Printing Police Fire and Rescue Printing PCYC Printing Public Sector Printing Billboard and Signage Printing A Frame Printing Flags and Banner Printing Sticker Printing Display and Exhibition Printing Promotions and Events Printing Display Solutions Exhibition Display Stands Tradeshow Printing Flyer Design Business Card Printing Logo Design

Call
Email