The 4 A’s – Awareness, Action, Attraction, Accountability

Do you know what you need to do, in order to do what it is that you really want to do?  Most people have a dream. Many people translate those dreams in goals. If you want to move your dreams into goals, and actually achieve those goals, there are 4 simple steps that you can put into place immediately to help you with that.  

#1 Awareness Become aware of the choices you make. Where we are today is a direct result of all the choices that we have made up until this point. Staying in the moment and becoming aware of the choices that you make every day is necessary when you are trying to make a significant change. Every little thing you do during the day either contributes, or fails to contribute to helping you get to your goal.

#2 Action Nothing happens without action. Wishing, hoping, and wanting are all great visualization exercises. Dreaming about what you want is a good thing but dreaming is not action. It is the deciding, planning, and doing that will get you on the path to achieving what you want.

#3 Attraction Be around the people who are already doing what it is that you want to do. It is said that we become the average of the five people we hang out with the most. Are the people you hang out with the most inspiring to you? Are they doing the things you want to be doing? Do they challenge you to stretch yourself by learning and growing your mind? We become a reflection of the things we consume.  We all know this to be true from a health and diet standpoint. The same thing is true for our minds. What we fill our minds with is what becomes our reality. Choose what you pay attention to very carefully. What we surround ourselves with (i.e. news, books, magazines, social media, people, activities, etc.) influences our results.

#4 Accountability No one is responsible for your life but you. No one is responsible for your career but you. You have probably heard the saying “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond.” People with a “victims mentality” blame others, situations, and events for everything they don’t like in their lives and careers. Successful people accept responsibility for their circumstances and take action to change their situation to make things better.

When you are ready, when you have decided, and when you are using these four steps: awareness action, attraction, and accountability there is still something that gets into most people’s way: themselves. We often get in our own way and this is the thing that trips up most people. You may know exactly what it is you want, you may know the exact steps that you need to take to make it happen, and yet you still cannot seem to get it done. That is why hiring a coach helps. A coach has the tips, the tools, the resources, and the motivation to help you get out of your own way.

Visit Retail Level Up’s Contact page and email us to grab your free coaching session. There is no obligation. There is nothing to lose, and there is everything to gain. You will get a clear understanding of the power of working with a coach and will come away with some key action steps to help you with your goals. Take advantage of this free opportunity before it goes away!

Retail Level Up provides coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals and teams. Visit www.retaillevelup.com to learn more and to schedule a free consultation.

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