No... I didn't intend this to be a play on words but it does work as such I guess when talking about a part of my business that yes, is about hunger in many ways. I feel very honoured today... which is a week since I achieved a large milestone in part of my new coaching business. If you have been following my blog over the past months, you have been a party to not only the craziness of the summer's activities but also to the transformation in my life. Yes... major transformation. I am down 23 pounds since June 8, 2015 and I have Isagenix to thank for it. You have watched my progress on the M.O.B.Project, the G.O.B. Project and now we are watching the transformation of many others that have joined the M.O.B. and G.O.B. Squads to join in transforming their lives as well.
I must say, when I started using the products, I never imagined that I would be where I am today, a short 90 days later, I never imagined I would be an executive with the company as of last Monday. Yes... executive. Now ... I get a hand in transforming not only the health of others, but their momentum in their own businesses.
You know the premise of my coaching line of programs... whole life wellness. Adding a nutritional line of products that I stand behind 100%, is the icing on the cake. Why? Healthy lifestyles, start with healthy eating, healthy weight, activity and in the end creates the foundation to wellness for the rest of the intricate parts of your life. What's that old saying? You are what you eat. So... yes... if you eat healthy, you can start to become healthy and nutritionally sated. Eat and drink crap... well yes... you will continue to feel and look like crap. Sorry for the blatant analogy but quit kidding yourself. The thing is, as we age, we just aren't' able to get away with it any longer. If I can coach you into eating properly, get moving and to start taking better care of yourself, then the rest of the pieces start to fit into place as well.
It starts to give you a new lease on life. Maybe you start getting active ... your metabolism starts working again then your energy picks up. trust me.... when I fit into that size 10 pair of jeans last week, I nearly fainted. Not as much so as when i realized i bought them TOO BIG. The literally have been falling off my bones all weekend. Truth. Imagine how motivating that is.
I always say the best coach you can have is one that understands on some level what you're going through. Thank goodness my experience is vast. Bring it on I say. I'm here for ya. This company has created not only a culture of positive and supportive IsaPeeps on all levels, coaching for the energy and performance, coaching for the weight loss, coaching for aging and yes for kids. Not only that their systems are like no other... they provide all the tools necessary for both the customer and the business owner.
If the truth be known ... I created my own business so that I could enjoy a progressive, supportive environment for myself and those that work with me. I celebrate creativity and ingenuity. I celebrate family and I celebrate working really hard to create life I want. I have been doing that and now joining hands with Isagenix, I have a community of like minded entrepreneurs who have decided to take charge of their lives and create their own little version of their dream.
This morning, I was on a global team call, this picture, was my office this morning. Ask me if I was grateful , ask me if it motivated me to encourage my listeners to follow my lead. This was the second time this week that I was given the opportunity by three powerhouse successful women, Wendy Cowles, Erin Postle and Carolyn Rodrigues, to reach out to a larger community and talk about what drives me. In these large venues I was honoured with the opportunity to share my story, my successes and most of all my how's and why's. All I can hope is that I made a difference in at least one person's life. Perhaps I provided a bit of enthusiasm, passion or motivation to instigate a change in how they too do their business. So ... Here are my WHY's
1. I was hungry.
2. I was tired.
3. I was determined to change my life.
4. I wanted to continue help my family and my friends.
5. I wanted to help people change their lives.
6. I wanted to be the change.
I was told many years ago, by the owner of a company I worked for, that I was just like him ...I was a change magnet. He said Charis, people like us can't help but change the way things are, that's just what we are built to do. Sometimes that's good, sometimes not so good. Either way, change is always good and it is always a lesson." He was right. I was just like him. I have been a change magnet all my life and whether I liked it or not, I was a vehicle for it. I have learned the lessons he mentioned and what I took from some of those hard lessons is this... we all have to fight for change or we become stagnant. I never want to be stagnant. Now I help others change their life on all levels, I feel honoured that they let me in to encourage them along their journey.
So ... let's look at those points I mentioned.
Your WHY's are what motivate you to achieve your goals. If you're not setting goals, then get off your ass and learn how to do so. No sense wandering aimlessly from week to week, month to month, year to year. Without goal setting... we have nothing to achieve. If we aren't achieving anything then how are we succeeding? Some of you might be afraid of the work involved in creating success. Some of you might be self sabotaging or perhaps stuck in the blame game of why nothing works out for you. SET YOUR GOALS....COME UP WITH A PLAN ... GET MOVING!
Here is my secret. Be accountable. Always. Be accountable for the part you play in your own success, both personally and professionally. Be exemplary ... AT EVERYTHING! The only one that is stopping you ... is actually you.
Let's talk about being HUNGRY.
In every sense of the word.
My family comes first. Always has. I decided that I was never going to let anyone or anything take away my means for income that supports my family. So... I came up with a plan. I wanted to create a business that was multi-faceted in enough ways that I could utilize all the experiences and skills into one place. I never want to worry about not being able to pay for my mortgage, put food on the table or put clothes on my kids backs. I want to afford to pay for a decent vehicle and the ability to put gas into it. I want to have the ability to travel, work from my home, work around my kids and one day my grand-kids. I want the ability to help my parents and my friends. THAT makes me hungry.
I no longer will put the future of my family into anyone else's hands but my own.
THAT makes me hungry.
THAT is my why.
It's all on me. I took the fear out of the equation ... I have no fear, and when you take fear out of the equation, you have nothing to lose and everything to win. Or maybe you have to think about the fact that you have everything to lose so that you have no choice but to succeed. What ever works for you, that's really what it comes down to.
The minute that you realize that everything in your life is about mindset, the sooner you will start to take charge of every aspect of your life.
MINDSET is everything. Be AUTHENTIC, BE REAL, BE HEART-CENTERED.
Most of all ...
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