The Success Mindset    6 Mindset Shifts       Jill Coleman
Why is Mindset Important?
#1: Do What You Do Best“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest    ...
Do What You Do BestO Unapologetic authenticityO Live & work by your own set of core  values (e.g. biz partners)O No one ca...
#2: Take 100% Responsibility “If you act like a victim, you are    likely to be treated as one.”          --Paulo Coelho
Take 100% ResponsibilityTake responsibility for:O What you doO What others do (yes!)O Your attitude (gratitude & look  for...
Take 100% ResponsibilityO Forget luckO Forget what other people are doingO Forget what you are “owed”O Forget all expectat...
Take 100% ResponsibilityO Stop blaming othersO Stop having expectations for others—how do you manage this in a business?
Take 100% ResponsibilityO Take responsibility for your attitude  in every situation  Relentless  positivity (what does th...
#3: Give It All Away“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by   helping others to succeed.”         ...
Giving It All AwayO Empathy vs. DefensivenessO Helping others doesn’t lessen your  own contributionsO Empowers you AND the...
Giving It All AwayO True fulfillment has to be about othersO Our passions/purposes are others-  directedO Find ways to cul...
#4: Lean Into Struggle “Smooth seas do not make     skillful sailors.”        --African Proverb“Learn to fail, or fail to ...
Lean Into Struggle
Lean Into StruggleO “Named must your fear be before banish it  you can.” --YodaO Fear of failure/perfectionism (keeps us i...
Lean Into Struggle       The Perfectionist                      The Optimalist   Journey as a straight line           Jour...
Lean Into StruggleExpectations for what “should be” get intotrouble. How can we not be disappointed whenthings don’t go to...
#5: Rest-Based Living“A man sooner or later discoversthat he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life....
Rest-Based LivingLifestyle Design (Tim Ferriss):O Make money while you sleepO Free up your TIME so that you can do what  y...
Rest-Based LivingO Productivity: Chunking Time O 4 Ways to Divide Day   O Block time – 2-3 tasks/day   O Down time – Resto...
Rest-Based LivingO Productivity: Forced RankingDo highest score first Item to      Impact on     Implementation        Tot...
#6: Think Big        “Where success is    concerned, people are notmeasured in inches, or pounds, or    college degrees, o...
Thinking BigO “I could never be on the cover of a  magazine.”O Importance of visualization + actionO Narrow-minded vs. Ope...
Thinking BigO Easier to stay small—certainty/securityO Can you learn to take a risk?O Practical Pessimism: Go right to wor...
Thinking BigO Don’t get weighed down with the  mundane, there’s a world outside your own.O Difference between being BUSY a...
#7: Be a Life-Long Student   “Learning is not attained bychance, it must be sought for with      ardor and attended to    ...
Be a Life-Long StudentO Cultivates high self-worthO Maintain slight edge (it defines what  you’re selling) – e.g. DVDO Con...
Review: 7 Success Principles1.   Do what you do best2.   Take 100% responsibility3.   Give it all away4.   Lean into strug...
“To live is the rarest thing in the   world. Most people exist,             that is all.”          --Oscar Wilde          ...
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Presentation I gave at the Time Millionaires conference - September 2012.

Discussing 7 key mindset shifts for business and personal development for those in the fitness & health industry. Keys for creating the life you want.

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The Success Mindset: 6 Mental Shifts

  1. 1. The Success Mindset 6 Mindset Shifts Jill Coleman
  2. 2. Why is Mindset Important?
  3. 3. #1: Do What You Do Best“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. 4. Do What You Do BestO Unapologetic authenticityO Live & work by your own set of core values (e.g. biz partners)O No one can do what you do – creates your unique brand/nicheO Inner Authority (effortless)O Stop competing & start creating
  5. 5. #2: Take 100% Responsibility “If you act like a victim, you are likely to be treated as one.” --Paulo Coelho
  6. 6. Take 100% ResponsibilityTake responsibility for:O What you doO What others do (yes!)O Your attitude (gratitude & look for lesson)O Your thoughts (toward self & others)O Every single situation you find yourself inComplain vs. Finding Solution(mutually exclusive)
  7. 7. Take 100% ResponsibilityO Forget luckO Forget what other people are doingO Forget what you are “owed”O Forget all expectations for othersO Forget all expectations for what should happen
  8. 8. Take 100% ResponsibilityO Stop blaming othersO Stop having expectations for others—how do you manage this in a business?
  9. 9. Take 100% ResponsibilityO Take responsibility for your attitude in every situation  Relentless positivity (what does that mean?)O “It can’t be done”  “How might we…?”O Your words literally create your realityO Question the status quo AND other people’s limiting beliefs
  10. 10. #3: Give It All Away“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” --Napoleon Hill
  11. 11. Giving It All AwayO Empathy vs. DefensivenessO Helping others doesn’t lessen your own contributionsO Empowers you AND themO Lack vs. AbundanceO Cultivates trustO There’s enough happiness, success and money to go around
  12. 12. Giving It All AwayO True fulfillment has to be about othersO Our passions/purposes are others- directedO Find ways to cultivate: O Deliver remarkable content O Offer mentorship/internship opportunities O Don’t miss a chance to give someone a compliment (don’t be stingy with praise) O Don’t miss an opportunity to say thank you
  13. 13. #4: Lean Into Struggle “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” --African Proverb“Learn to fail, or fail to learn.” --Tal Ben-Shahar
  14. 14. Lean Into Struggle
  15. 15. Lean Into StruggleO “Named must your fear be before banish it you can.” --YodaO Fear of failure/perfectionism (keeps us in holding pattern)O Fear of confrontationO Fear of disappointing others, e.g. parentsO Journey vs. destinationO Only via failures that we can ultimately succeed  The best learning comes from action
  16. 16. Lean Into Struggle The Perfectionist The Optimalist Journey as a straight line Journey as irregular spiral Fear of failure Failure as feedbackFocus on destination (rat racer) Focus on journey & destination (gratitude in present, hopeful for future)All-or-nothing thinking (prevents “Good enough” thinking (ready, fire, action) aim, aim, aim…) Defensive Open to suggestions/feedback Fault-finder Benefit-finder (optimist) Harsh Forgiving (empathic) Rigid, static Adaptable, dynamic Adapted from „Being Happy‟ by Tal Ben-Shahar
  17. 17. Lean Into StruggleExpectations for what “should be” get intotrouble. How can we not be disappointed whenthings don’t go to plan? [Psst. They never do!]
  18. 18. #5: Rest-Based Living“A man sooner or later discoversthat he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” --James Allen
  19. 19. Rest-Based LivingLifestyle Design (Tim Ferriss):O Make money while you sleepO Free up your TIME so that you can do what you wantO Leverage/guard time: O Establish boundaries (email, FB, blogging) O Establish protocols (client management)
  20. 20. Rest-Based LivingO Productivity: Chunking Time O 4 Ways to Divide Day O Block time – 2-3 tasks/day O Down time – Restorative activities O Face time – Social/discussion/creativity O Sweat time – Exercise/productivity
  21. 21. Rest-Based LivingO Productivity: Forced RankingDo highest score first Item to Impact on Implementation Total do your Time Score business (1- 1 (slow) - 5 5) (fast)Write 4 3 7blogBuy 5 5 10domainBuild 5 1 6affiliates
  22. 22. #6: Think Big “Where success is concerned, people are notmeasured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or familybackground; they are measured by the size of their thinking.” --David Schwartz
  23. 23. Thinking BigO “I could never be on the cover of a magazine.”O Importance of visualization + actionO Narrow-minded vs. Open-minded (your own thoughts determine how successful you are)O Why NOT you?
  24. 24. Thinking BigO Easier to stay small—certainty/securityO Can you learn to take a risk?O Practical Pessimism: Go right to worst- case scenario and ask, what’s the alternative?
  25. 25. Thinking BigO Don’t get weighed down with the mundane, there’s a world outside your own.O Difference between being BUSY and being PRODUCTIVE“Big picture thinkers don’t let the grind get tothem, because they don’t lose sight of the all-important overview. They know that the personwho forgets the ultimate is a slave to theimmediate.”–John C. Maxwell
  26. 26. #7: Be a Life-Long Student “Learning is not attained bychance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” –Abigail Adams
  27. 27. Be a Life-Long StudentO Cultivates high self-worthO Maintain slight edge (it defines what you’re selling) – e.g. DVDO Conscious effort – create timeO Reading vs. watching TV:"Poor people have big TVs. Rich people have big libraries.” --Jim Rohn
  28. 28. Review: 7 Success Principles1. Do what you do best2. Take 100% responsibility3. Give it all away4. Lean into struggle5. Rest-based Living6. Think big7. Be a life-long learner
  29. 29. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” --Oscar Wilde Questions?

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