4 years ago we sat in an intensive weekend course struggling. Several aspects of our business were not where we wanted them, we needed to expand our business into larger facility, etc. Also personally we were struggling, no balance, and working all the time, barely taking care of ourselves…
We came to that weekend looking for answers, something that would cure all our problems, right?! We had great conversations, learned some things to add into our business, but still left looking for solutions to how we felt.
Once we got back home we realized that if we wanted something we needed to take personal responsibility and figure it out. Also Tony had read Psychocybernetics and it opened his eyes to how the mind works. We control where we go in this world it’s a matter of educating ourselves. We needed to grow and think in different ways so that we could progress forward as people and in business.
We started reading anything and everything we could get our hands on. Books, Newsletters, videos, podcast, etc. Each morning we would wake up an hour earlier and read. I will admit I got pretty addicted to anything John Maxwell. Also we found that our conversations turned from talking about what was not working in our company/life to, “Hey, check out what I read this morning.” It was so much more uplifting!
It was amazing how small of a change we made in our day and how big of an impact it was making. Years have gone by and we still set aside time to read. It’s not always perfect and I want to share with you how you can implement something like this into your daily routine. Tomorrow, Aug 19th at 6:30pm Transformation Fitness and Wellness will be hosting a Free Workshop to show you how you can impact your life 10 pages at a time.
Here is a Top 10 list of books that have left a mark on me! (If you count its more than 10, I had a hard time narrowing it down!)
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth – John Maxwell
The Traveler – Andy Andrews
The Slight Edge – Jeff Olsen
The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy
The Entrepreneur Rollercoaster – Darren Hardy
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John Maxwell
The Energy Bus – Jon Gordon
Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
Influence the Psychology of Persuasion – Robert Cialdini
Beyond Entrepreneurship – James Collins and William C. Lazier
Psychocybernetics – Dr. Maltz (Dan Kennedy Revised version)
So why do I share all this with you?
Because I care a lot about people and the struggle is real for all of us. Some days you get up and punch the clock, hope for a great day and then on to the next. We really are not living life. But I have found if we start spending some dedicated time towards ourselves each day improving it really adds up over a year’s time.
I know this maybe late notice but…
I put together a FREE workshop for Wednesday August 19th at 6:30pm at Transformation Fitness and Wellness to help you design your week. We need to put time towards developing ourselves and I titled the workshop, The Power Hour. I might have slightly borrowed the title!
In this workshop I will share with you how I personally run my day, week and month. It’s extremely intentional, not perfect, but it has changed who I am today. I am not the same person I was 4 years ago.
4 years ago we were looking for solutions, but what we really needed was growth. Growth in us personally in order to be better leaders, run a better business and better to each other.
Consider coming Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30pm, this is a Free Workshop and you will be glad you attended!
1222 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46202