have a vision, one needs to have a sense of possibility
far beyond reasonable thinking
Look for the perfection in the situation
is not a fluke accident that you are here - this experience is happening right
now specifically for you. The universe is ALWAYS supporting you and your
true intentions. Everything that happens around you has only ONE ultimate
purpose: to teach you to love yourself completely.
are you supposed to learn right now?
are you supposed to grow so that you can overcome the challenge?
Take full responsibility for the situation that you are in
energy and thought patterns are a significant contribution to the creation of
the experience - your environment is responsible for the rest (since you
designed it, ultimately it's all you). The challenge is demanding that you
expand your consciousness! See more of yourself. See more of what is
happening around you.
have you been thinking?
are you missing or not seeing?
you asking yourself the right questions?
Be clear about your desires / intentions and focus on them
back to the basics. Stay focused on the ultimate intention. That
includes the tangible result but also the transformation within yourself that
you are seeking. You wouldn't have gotten yourself into this mess if you
weren't up for major inner growth.
Look for signs of life / momentum and be grateful
are always signs of life! Look for them. Focus on them, tell your
friends and colleagues about what you see is working.
Be loving, respectful and honoring of all others - colleagues, customers,
"chips are down" basically means: a) that you are running out of
money; b) you are running out of energy. Money is always a function of
value and energy exchange - it comes to fruition through connections to others.
It does no good to think: "why aren't these jerks buying our products?
What is wrong with them?" It does no good to talk about how a team
member is screwing up or not coming through.
thought, every word has energy. Be respectful of the power of your
thoughts and think well of everyone involved in your situation. Be
especially mindful of the power of your word - the energy travels to the person
even if they don't hear the sound.
well of everyone on your team.
see something that isn't working OR that needs to be addressed, bring it
directly to the person involved; Avoid using a third party to get a
"message" to someone - avoid BEING the third party delivering the
people! find out what is really happening. Seek to understand.
Find out how can you improve what you are offering.
out! (don't withdraw!). Money comes through connections.
Projects unfold through connections. There is nothing wrong with you
or anyone else.
Focus on your environment!
sure the "spaces" of your life are clear. Part of the reason you
are struggling could be because your environment is not designed for the new BIG
intention. So it is keeping the "old you" in place. The
old you can not win in this new game - that is the nature of bigger games.
your spiritual practices .
music that inspires you - that helps you see yourself as a BIG person.
conversation with friends and colleagues who are doing well - rekindle your
sense of life when it is working. Feeling good is essential to
expanding your consciousness.
together a board of advisors for your project. You'll need new
thinking to turn the situation around.
stories about people who overcame great odds to achieve something amazing.
Give yourself credit for amazing courage
that you are in this situation ONLY because you had the courage to take on
something WAAAY beyond your current capacities.
time you take on a project (or join a team that is doing so) that is in a BIGGER
game than you have played before there is only one way for it to go...
You get totally overwhelmed - it's all going faster than you are comfortable
with. You lose your confidence. You have to face inner demons you
didn't know you had.
You find the courage deep inside to stick it out while you adapt to the new
environment. You face the demons. You ask yourself the hard
questions. You seek the truth. You simplify your life so that you
Gradually your consciousness expands and your skills get more refined.
You create a voracious appetite for new knowledge and understanding. You learn
how the game is played at this level.
If you hang in there long enough, you start to win. (Or you bail out and
go back to what you already know.) Problems that have plagued you suddenly have
obvious answers. You find inner strength beyond what you thought
possible. You accumulate great success stories to tell your family and
You settle into your new success and enjoy the comfortable life for a while.
get bored and find a BIGGER game to play (and go back to (a)).
Coach Dave Buck