I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase what gets measured gets managed, or what gets monitored gets managed. But I wonder, have you ever considered how you measure or monitor your personal growth, or how you measure whether you’re being your best or not? That’s what we’re going to talk about today. Welcome back to the goal getter life.
I’m Cindy, can our minds head coach and change agent with energy coaching? You know that what you focus on expands. And if you measure something, then you can manage it. For example, if it’s your finances, you know, if you don’t look at the money that comes in it just magically disappears, and every month there are more months at the end of your paycheck, right.
Write down everything that comes in
So if you write down everything that comes in and what you spend your money on then that’s how you’re going to manage your money and when it comes to your health or your exercise and you wanna lose weight. The way you’re going to do it is by writing it down. How much are you eating, measuring things right, how much are you exercising, weighing yourself? These are actually things to measure. And if you want to improve your golf score or your running time. if you’re a runner, you keep track of these things. How do you do it? If it’s your personal growth, if you go to another seminar or you buy another book? Does that mean that you’re improving?
It doesn’t, because usually what happens is you’re all hyped up for maybe 2 or 3 days and then you’re back to your old ways right after that. So this doesn’t work. They need to be a better way to monitor and measure your personal growth and whether you are being your. What are you doing to track how you’re doing in these important areas in your life, like your relationships with your partner? that’s what your partner and with your kids or with your co-workers. or how well you’re doing at work or in the organizations you work for. Or use the skills that you need to develop, what you are doing to track whether you’re getting better or you’re staying the same.
Rate yourself on a scale of one to 10.
I’ve got a super easy check for you. All you need to do is rate yourself on a scale of one to 10. And how this works is after every interaction, if you have a kind of a fight with your spouse or with your kids afterwards, don’t beat yourself up because that’s not gonna do any good. But just be honest with yourself and give yourself a rating on a scale of one to 10. Decide how did I do a one means you’re really sucked. Add your horrible person right, you probably are never going to give myself a lot but at 10 means you were amazing and you are cooperative, patient and non-judgmental and all those kinds of things in your interaction with this other person.
So just give yourself a rating on a scale of one to 10 and then when you think about it just think how could I make this better next time. The number that you give yourself doesn’t even really matter. Even if you give yourself a 2, just don’t beat yourself up about it, just get curious about what you can do to improve it for next time. So think of all the different areas in your life with your relationships, with your communication with the skills that you want to develop. Anything at all that has to do with personal development and just think about how you can measure or monitor that by reading it on a scale of one to 10 and writing it down in your journal.
When you write it down
Because the thing is that you write down, don’t that’s what you do to actually measure how you’re doing. When you write it down. Then you can look back on it later and you will see that you’ve improved over time. Okay, so no more just going to conferences or buying books and not reading them. We’re talking about doing something you’re going to try to improve by measuring yourself and by doing something different than what you’re doing now. So far, more everyday strategies on how to be in fast and how to live an awesome life I’d love to find out what you are committed to measuring your personal growth and how you can really do your best. I’m Cindy R. until next time the best in the recognizes and honors the very best.