Once I realized how simple and effective this method was in helping me with my own goals, I had to share it with others. And each time I found the same sequence of events. When I asked each person about how they'd achieve their goal, they gave me the same basic response. 'I know what I want, but I'm not really sure how to get it. I wouldn't know where to begin.' This was the general feel I got from each person I worked with. They were missing the details of their plan and the intensity for their goal. Then I asked them a question, just one question, and that changed everything. Before I ask you this same question, I have to warn you. Don't make the mistake of letting its simplicity fool you; it takes a sharp mind to recognize the power of a simple truth.
After asking the initial questions about their goals and listening to their response, I followed with this scenario: 'What would you do if you had only 90 days to achieve yourgoal or you would lose what you cared about most forever?' Wow. This one question put quite a twist on things. Lose the most important thing in your life forever? With this ultimatum presented I got a different response, a better response. As soon as the question sank in the answers started flying. What was a foggy idea only minutes before became a clearand focused objective with amazing intensity behind it. Every single person I asked had a list of things they would do to reach their goal, and the drive in their eyes made it clear that they meant it.
2009 is our year to SHINE!! Let's make this year COUNT. We are all in this journey together.. Justwhen you think of giving up. Reflect on "THE QUESTION". Love your body, Respect yourself and Know that your WORTH this JOURNEY!! Be FABULOUS.. Have a FABULOUS DAY!!
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