Your mind is one of the most important parts of becoming successful and maybe the most important. You control your body, your thoughts, your emotions and your reactions with your mind. Sometimes you need to relax your mind and put yourself in the present moment by being mindful of your body to reduce stress. Other times you need to regain your focus with deep subconscious thought that brings you back where you need to be to see the goals in front of you. You also need to be mindful of the teachers that come into your life and help you grow and develop as a leader with the recognition of the reason these teachers are in your life. Take care of your mind and be aware of what you need for success.
A Simple Way to Stay Grounded in Stressful Moments
Harvard Business Review Article:
Stress can be overwhelming and it’s important to understand how to handle and control it. You don’t do yourself any good by stressing over an outcome before it happens and you can’t control the future or the past. One way to truly stay grounded is to practice mindfulness and become connected with your body. Many of us think that mindfulness has everything to do with the mind but not the body, but the body is the main part of being mindful. Understanding that your body needs to be destressed and you need to relax your body in order to handle the stress of life is important. One single breath, one cup of coffee, one happy thought can chance your entire day and bring you to the mindful place you want to be in order to handle the stress in your life.
Leadership Lessons: Your Teachers are Everywhere
Smart Brief Article:
Leadership isn’t something you’re simply gifted with; it’s something you learn over time. You learn to be a great leader by handling adversity and understating how unwanted change can challenge you. Even if you’ve thought about how you could be a better leader and the situation you’ve been looking for is presented to you, the best way to become a better leader is to embrace the teachers that enter your life even when you don’t intend for them to be there. The leadership lesson in these situations comes down to how you handle them and navigate the landscape. If you want to be more patient you’ll suddenly be faced with a difficult client that you need for your growth, If you want to rally a team together you’ll be faced with a negative growth process to start making the changes needed. You have teachers everywhere; just make sure you recognize them.
Let This Hypnotist Show You How to Stay Focused and Achieve Your Goals
Fast Company Article:
You don’t have to hypnotize yourself to reach your goals or delve deeper into your mind, you need to only learn to focus, visualize and work toward the achievement you want. Much like mindfulness, when you want to gain the focus you’re looking for all you need is the right way to relax your mind and enter the subconscious mind that many people don’t tap into. You also need to know the statistics and use them to help you gain the success you want. Are you going to be an underachiever that continually chases the dreams you set, or are you going to be out ahead of the bell curve and find yourself bucking the system with your success?