When I’m working with a client, one of the most important steps in our work together comes when we talk about closely held core values and beliefs. Believe me when I say that this topic can hold some of the most prized and closely protected content within a client’s personal space. Our core values and beliefs can serve to help define who we are and do shape how we see ourselves in the world around us. Our core values and beliefs form the basis for the choices we make, the actions we take and ultimately, the lives we create.
As our core values and beliefs help to create our life outcomes, it’s important to examine them every now and again, especially when we face unexpected and unwelcome change in our lives. I find that when I’m In the midst of a personal or professional transition, it can be very helpful to take time to go within and reflect. I ask myself a series of questions: “What core values and beliefs are working for me and why?” “What core values and beliefs have changed and may no longer be working for me and why?” “What potential new outcomes do my core values and beliefs now point me toward?” You may ask questions of your own to help you look within.
From this place of connection with our deeper truth, we can begin to create anew. We can work toward fresh and fruitful outcomes which best reflect who we are and how we see the world. No one can do this work for us. It’s the truth we know for ourselves, deep within, that we are after here. Connecting with that truth will point us in the right direction.
To see if a Mindset Coaching relationship with me is right for you, please feel free to listen to the podcast on my “Home” tab. More information about my approach to coaching can be found in the “Private Coaching” tab. You may also view my “Ed Talks” to learn more of what led me to want to help others in this way.
These days, you’ll most likely find me sitting along the long edges or quiet corners of a local cafe or coffee shop. Laptop open, I’ll be writing a new chapter for my book or a short blog for any interested readers. Sporting a t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops, I deeply appreciate every day I don’t have to “suit up” and hit the road. Life beyond the office, beyond the demand of the corporation, working with new words and clients, is truly sweet. I’m having more fun than ever!