Become the Business Person You Were Meant to Be - Part 10: Adopting Continuous Improvement

With all the support mechanisms we've reviewed over the past few months in place, you are well on your way to realizing your goals and achieving your personal vision, in line with your most dear values. So what remains to define your journey to a more fulfilling life? Simply making the changes needed to integrate this process into your life on an ongoing basis.

Incorporating Change

As your life changes and you achieve key elements of your vision, you may find that your vision begins to

Anyone who is not already familiar with the concept of executive coaching may easily confuse it with related professional advice from other sources.  Since executive coaching clients are often senior executives, they have probably experienced many kinds of advice and encouragement in their professional careers, but coaching is a unique form of personal leadership development.

Perhaps the most familiar advisor for many executives is the mentor.  A mentor is an invaluable resource at any stage of your career and provides advice, counsel and resources to show an executive how to achieve success in the way that the mentor did it.  The mentor shares

Become the Business Person You Were Meant to Be - Part 5: Developing Strategies

With SMART goals in hand, you are ready to build strategies around them. This is just like developing business strategies. That is to say,  you can look at your various strengths and build strategies that play to them. If you know one of your key strengths from Strengths Finder is “Relator,” you work best through people. So, you might find that you want to work on a goal through finding a group that shares the goal and working with them. Or if you are an extrovert, you might exercise more regularly if you are

Becoming the Person You Were Meant To Be – Part 3: Establish Your Personal Vision

The next step in this journey to greater success and fulfillment is to establish your personal vision. A personal vision is grounded in the present and includes every significant aspect of your life, who you are, and what you desire in your life.

Build a Personal Vision that Plays to Your Strengths

A great place to begin this is to start with a deep understanding of your own natural talents, abilities and preferences. There are several tools to do this, but one I really like is called Strengths Finder 2.0. It will give you a clear idea of your top 5 strengths and the kinds of activities you will undertake with mastery.  Building a vision that plays to your strengths