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The self Empowerment pledge

The self Empowerment pledge

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    Copyright © 2010, Values Coach Inc.
  • 2. Seven Simple Promises
    That Will Change Your Life*
    * One for each day of the week.
  • 3. If you’ve been waiting for someone else to empower you, you should know that…
  • 4. No one can empower you but – YOU – and once you have empowered yourself…
    No one can take that power away.
  • 5. The Self-Empowerment Pledge can give you that power – but first you need to invest in yourself…
  • 6. 365 minutes
  • 7. If you knew it would change your life for the better – profoundly and permanently – would you invest …
  • 8. A minute a day for the next 365 days
  • 9. Would you give up one television commercial a day for a year to change your life?
  • 10. If your answer is yes, here’s what you need to do.
    You bet!
  • 11. Every morning start your day by making that day’s promise – which will take you about 15 seconds.
  • 12. Repeat the promise again in in the middle of your work day.
  • 13. Once more before you leave for home.
    I am responsible, accountable, and determined!
  • 14. And one more time right before you go to bed.
  • 15. 4 x 15 seconds
    = 1 minute
  • 16. Repeat these promises like you really mean them!
  • 17. Ready?
  • 18. Let’s take a look at the seven promises…
  • 19. Monday’s Promise: Responsibility
  • 20. I will take complete responsibility for my health, my happiness, my success, and my life, and will not blame others for my problems or predicaments.
  • 21. Tuesday’s Promise: Accountability
  • 22. I will not allow low self-esteem, self-limiting beliefs, or the negativity of others to prevent me from achieving my authentic goals and from becoming the person I am meant to be.
  • 23. Wednesday’s Promise: Determination
  • 24. I will do the things I’m afraid to do, but which I know should be done. Sometimes this will mean asking for help to do that which I cannot do by myself.
  • 25. Thursday’s Promise: Contribution
  • 26. I will earn the help I need in advance by helping other people now, and repay the help I receive by serving others later.
  • 27. Friday’s Promise: Resilience
  • 28. I will face rejection and failure with courage, awareness, and perseverance, making these experiences the platform for future acceptance and success.
  • 29. Saturday’s Promise: Perspective
  • 30. Though I might not understand why adversity happens, by my conscious choice I will find strength, compassion, and grace through my trials.
  • 31. Sunday’s Promise:
  • 32. My faith and my gratitude for all that I have been blessed with will shine through in my attitudes and in my actions.
  • 33. Here’s WHY it works…
  • 34. You keep promising yourself that you will be responsible, accountable, and determined; make a contribution, be resilient in the face of adversity, have a positive perspective, and that your faith will shine through.
  • 35. Then you catch yourself whining and complaining, procrastinating, gossiping, blaming others for your problems, taking when you should be giving, and pretendingthat you have no power.
  • 36. You end up with what psychologists call…
    Cognitive Dissonance
  • 37. Which is trying to simultaneously hold two incompatible beliefs
    I am responsible, accountable, and determined!
    It’s not my fault, they did it to me, this is so unfair.
  • 38. At that point, one of two things MUST happen. Either you take the easy way and stop making the promises…
  • 39. Or you keep making the promises until you begin to change your attitudes and yourbehaviors.
  • 40. And as you do that, you will begin to achieve better results in every dimension of your life.
  • 41. Read these seven promises one more time…
    Click here to print a poster.
  • 42.
  • 43. Now ask yourself these two questions…
  • 44. Question #1:
    If you personally were to take these seven promises to heart, would you be better off than where you are headed now – personally, professionally, financially, and spiritually?
  • 45. Question #2:
    If everyone where you work made a good faith effort to live these seven promises, would you do a better job of serving customers and of supporting each other?
  • 46. If your answer to these two questions is…
    And if you’re being honest, that’s what your answer will be.
  • 47. Then why wouldn’t you invest those 365 minutes in yourself? Do it, because no one can empower you but you.
  • 48. Will you do it? Will you give up one TV commercial a day…
    To change your life?
  • 49.
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