It’s Not All About You

When you define a goal and ready yourself to commit to the time and energy it will take to achieve it… remember to consider how your efforts are going to be affecting the people in your life. And this isn’t a totally unselfish, “thinking of others” act. You’re going to need their encouragement and support.

So what can you do? How can you get friends, family, and colleagues to endorse and sign off on your goal?

1. Inform them.

Be open and candid with them about what you want to do.

2. Acknowledge them.

Encourage their support by acknowledging that you need them – that their cooperation will be helpful… even vital.

3. Explain what’s in it for them.

Tell them how they’ll be rewarded when you achieve your goal. If, for example, your goal is to get a side business started, explain to your spouse and kids how that second stream of income will give you the ability to update the family car or provide them with more options for the next family vacation.

4. Appreciate them.

Be respectful of what is going on in their lives. Offer assurances that their routines are important to you, and that your intention is to minimize any interference in the achievement of their goals.

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Bob Cox

The Billionaire In You is a system of principles developed from Bob's unique experience being involved with four Billionaires over the past 30 years. As co-founder of the world's first Home Shopping Channel to working with the largest privately owned hotel chain in the Southeast Bob has answered the question: How can it be that a group of people in the same city, with the same education, opportunity, upbringing and starting bank balance make riches beyond their dreams - and others do not? Answer: They used a system, which set them apart from the crowd! Bob is an author of Flip the Success Switch, motivational speaker and independent Business Consultant who enjoys bowling, golfing and flying. He has a private pilot's license and owns his own Diamond DA-20 airplane. Bob holds 2 world airspeed records with the National Aeronautic Assoc. (NAA) and Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI).