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    1. 1. The Power of Bev Hamilton 27th June 2013
    2. 2. “Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.” Thomas Edison
    3. 3. Health and Wellbeing Finances Relationships Hobbies/PastimesCommunity Spirituality Work/Career/Business Your Life
    4. 4. Products/Services Customer Experience People Sales/MarketingFinance Operations Admin Your Business
    5. 5. We Know This… BUT…
    6. 6. Complications, Distractions and Excuses
    7. 7. “…one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” Steve Jobs
    8. 8. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” Dalai Lama
    9. 9. How Great Leaders Inspire Action – Video Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action – Book - Simon Sinek Your Purpose – The reason why you exist and the difference you want to create in the world Your Vision – The goals or outcomes you want to achieve Your Values – the things that guide the way you live your life
    10. 10. Example • Purpose – to create environments where people can flourish so that they can confidently make their unique contribution to the world. • Values – Authenticity, Courage, Fulfilment, Freedom • Vision - to help purpose driven entrepreneurs and business professionals explore, embrace and engage their unique leadership identity to create impact that matters.
    11. 11. “Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.” Nido Qubein
    12. 12. Keep It Simple 1. What am I passionate about? 2. What am I really good at and love to do? 3. ££How do I make & sustain a profit? 1+2= Happy but Poor 2+3= Rich But Bored 1+3= Living an Unlikely Fantasy Ref: Good to Great Jim Collins
    13. 13. Time and Focus • Take a look at where you are spending your time and ask yourself- – Am I connecting with my purpose daily? – Am I being true to my vision for my life and my business? – Are my values guiding my decisions and actions – Is what I’m currently doing important in the achievement of my goals, vision, and objectives? – Is what I’m planning to do for the rest of the day/week aligned with my priorities? – What excuses am I making for not doing what I really want to be doing? Why?