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Using Time Wisely

We covered the Four Currencies last week and Time is the first of four. So, analyzing how you are spending your time is crucial.

What we covered on January 19th: “Learning to outperform 98% of our fellows is a journey that first begins in your mind. Everything is created twice, first in your mind and second in reality. Goals are created in reality by individuals through their actions, as they act out their beliefs and values about themselves and how the outer world they see reflects those values. The inner world of our mind translates to the outer world that we see and act upon. Is the glass half empty or half full? Actually the glass is refillable.”

Time is the only resource that is not refillable. So it’s paramount that creating your daily schedule must be congruent with your greatest value. Creating a purposeful life, setting goals for its achievement and becoming creative in finding the methods and resources in its attainment. Create your Vision and mission in life which is consistent with your personal values then set the goals, methods and means for its attainment. Your daily schedule will need to be congruent with your values and vision and worthy of the time invested. The present moment is all we have to execute our plan and make our life worthwhile.

Congruency is important; we must live in accordance with our highest, most noble values, walking the talk as we say. Building a life of value enables one to become recognized as a true friend and leader. This is the currency based on trust. This will create a synergy with the currencies of time and relationships (trust) resulting in a greater probability of exponential growth.

Action steps:
1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors.
5. Act in the present moment.

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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.358.4180
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Zak Klemmer

The Four Currencies

The wealthy use their assets to create greater wealth, they work at not squandering what they have accumulated, and they value their time and increase their earning power by building mutually beneficial relationships with others.

The Four Currencies:

Time
Money
Knowledge
Relationships

1. Time. It is impossible to obtain more time. Most people are willing to trade time for a fixed wage. We are only granted life for a fixed amount of time and no person knows exactly how many days they are granted to live in this life. The wealthy value their time and create income systems to afford them a lifestyle which they design.
2. Money. Most people are willing to settle for a wage. Unless you are a celebrity in the entertainments business, professional sports, a recording artist, etc., it is not very probable that you will become wealthy or have a comfortable retirement from being a salaried employee. It takes consistent discipline to accumulate enough assets that will last long enough; investing early and often as well as legally avoiding having your assets syphoned away by income taxes.
3. Knowledge. Specific, specialized knowledge is required to be successful. We add value to others by our activities as an employee and or in business. Specialized knowledge is the foundation, the spring board which put us in a position to achieve success. Low level employees don’t invest in themselves. The wealthy and world class individuals understand that continued leaning and self-mastery is a must! The application of specialized knowledge is the basis of competence.
4. Relationships. There are very few rich hermits. Successful individuals learn to network, build personal relationships with others from their family to a support system of friends, colleagues and business contacts to enhance their personal and professional development. Creating or joining a Mastermind group and other professional networking groups are very effective methods to learn from other successful people as well as to increase sales and profits for your business through referrals.

Action steps:
1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors.
5. Act in the present moment.

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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.358.4180
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Zak Klemmer

Your Journey During 2017

As we continue from last week, January 2017 is now 2/3 completed. What have you accomplished so far? Are your goals written down and on schedule?

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” –Andy Warhol

A. H. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs:

Self-Actualization: Morality, creativity, spontinaity, problem solving, lack of prejudice, acceptance of facts.

Esteem: Self-esteem, confidence, achievement, respect of others, respect by others.

Belongingness: Friendship, family, sexual intimacy.

Security: Security of body, employment, resources, morality, the family, health, property.

Survival: Breathing, water, food, clothing, shelter and homeostasis.

How do you score on Maslow’s hierarchy? Are you still clinging to survival looking for security in others rather than yourself?

Learning to outperform 98% of our fellows is a journey that first begins in your mind. Everything is created twice, first in your mind and second in reality. Goals are created in reality by individuals through their actions, as they act out their beliefs and values about themselves and how the outer world they see reflects those values. The inner world of our mind translates to the outer world that we see and act upon. Is the glass half empty or half full? Actually the glass is refillable.

Action steps:
1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors
5. Do it now!

Permission to Succeed
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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.358.4180
See you on Success Road!
Zak Klemmer

2017 Is Now!

What do you want?

Now it is 2017, today’s date is not a random date far off in the future, it is now. You are here and your actions are in the now! So for a better tomorrow, what you do “in the now” at the present moment will have a creative impact on what will determine your future. Create the life you want!

You have more control over your own life than any other person or circumstance. It is our response to other people and events that affect us most.

Design the Life you really want. Authors Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy’s book: Living Forward an excellent primer to assist you in becoming aware of whether you are just drifting through life or are actively designing and creating the life of your dreams.

Their book is organized to help you become self-aware and to set goals. Excerpt: “1. Become aware of your current location. We want to help you see where you are in relation to where you want to be…2. Decide where you want to go. The essence of Life Planning is envisioning a better future. We want to empower you to dream…3. Start working toward your destination. Once you have acknowledged where you are and decided where you want to go, you can begin moving toward your goals…” (page 33.)

“In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.” –Robert Heinlein (Novelist)

Action steps:

  • Do a self-assessment, what is your present location?
  • Decide where you want to go.
  • Make a Plan; use discipline every day to create your future.

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See you on Success Road!
Zak Klemmer

Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year 2012! Your New Life for the New Year!

Replace New Year’s Resolutions with Self-realization: Expanding your self-consciousness to understand that you have the power to choose your self-image, thoughts, plan and execute actions to achieve your goals and live successfully.

When you see yourself outside of your present circumstances from the perspective of objective reality you begin the take control over your thoughts and life. This is liberating, to break down past self-limiting and false beliefs about yourself and the world replacing it with new goals, habits and objectives.

Successful People Set Goals:

Discovering creativity: Learning how to use the creative process to reinvent you into the successful and self-actualizing man or woman that grows and changes with the upward progress of his/her success.

Design is a process whether it is the product itself, an assembly plant for Boeing or Ford, a logistical transportation system for FedEx or UPS, the architect’s plan of your dream home or the personal success plan for your life.

Personal Action Plan:

Implementation: Create a vision and mission for your life, the purpose of this blog is to discover together the success principles that ultra-successful men and women have used to become leaders in their chosen fields of endeavor.

Stephen R. Covey defined habit:
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“For our purposes, we will define a habit as the intersection of knowledge, skill and desire.

Knowledge is the theoretical paradigm, the what to do and the why. Skill is the how to do. And desire is the motivation, the want to do. In order to make something a habit in our lives, we have to have all three.” The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

By creating a personal life vision and mission, reflecting on the meaning of “success” and learning to use introspection to further develop your skills, you will realize greater understanding of both the creative and leadership process this will assist you in attaining the next level of personal achievement.” –Stephen R. Covey
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“Most people just drift through life letting other people; i.e., family members, their boss; circumstance like where they live, their job and the economy determine their life’s outcome. Extraordinary outcomes require creative vision, planning and actions congruent with one’s vision.” –Zak Klemmer

“All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.” –Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

Action steps:
1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors
5. Do it now!

Permission to Succeed
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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141
skype: zakklemmer

See you on Success Road!
Zak Klemmer

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Why Scouting is Important

One of the most effective and successful ways to motivate, teach and develop your teen-agers into self-actualizing young adults is through both the Boy and Girl Scout programs. One of our family’s “kitchen table” advisors is Tucson attorney Peter Schmerl. I first met Peter nearly twenty years-ago doing political volunteering; he was a member of Boy Scout Troop 211 as a teen in Tucson and earned his Eagle in scouting.

Scouting teaches what schools and churches are not designed or equipped to accomplish, namely a mentoring and leadership training environment. My son Bradford was a member of Troop 211 and became a Star Scout in the scouting program there. Troop 211 is a boy run organization; the boys teach and lead each other with the adult leaders standing by mentoring, supervising and giving financial support. Scouts learn by doing and develop their thinking skills working on projects as well as their leadership skills. Learning to take decisions, find life avocations and build relationships that may last a lifetime. Have you developed a life mission and vision? The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts have.

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http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Media/mission.aspx

 

Boy Scouts of America Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best to

Do my duty to

God and my country and to

Obey the Scout Law;

To help other people at all times;

To keep myself physically strong,

mentally awake, and morally straight.

 

Scout Law

 

A Scout is:

Trustworthy

Loyal

Helpful

Friendly

Courteous

Kind

Obedient

Cheerful

Thrifty

Brave

Clean

Reverent

 

Vision Statement

 

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

 

http://www.girlscouts.org/who_we_are/facts/pdf/facts_gs.pdf

 

Girl Scouts of America Mission

 

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  More Than 90 Years: Founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout Troop on *March 12, 1912*, in Savannah, Georgia.  An American Institution: Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered by the U.S. Congress on *March 16, 1950*.

 

Still Growing Strong: Today, there are *3.2 million Girl Scouts*—2.3 million girl members and 880,000 adult members working primarily as volunteers.

 

Empowering Girls:

 

In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Through a myriad of enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges, and environmental stewardships, girls grow courageous and strong. Girl Scouting helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasingunderstanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actionsand provide the foundation for sound decision-making; and contribute tothe improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.

 

The Girl Scout Promise:

On my honor, I will try:

To Serve God and my country,

To help people at all times,

And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

 

The Girl Scout Law:

I will do my best to be

honest and fair,

friendly and helpful,

considerate and caring,

courageous and strong, and

responsible for what I say and do,

and to:

respect myself and others,

respect authority,

use resources wisely,

make the world a better place, and

be a sister to every Girl Scout.

 

Many are attracted to scouting for outdoor recreation, to learn about the wilderness by camping and exploring nature.  What you may have over looked is the exposure to a life-long system of learning practical skills, leadership and a greater appreciation of our environment.

 

Action steps:

1. Create a Vision for yourself.

2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.

3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.

4. Find mentors

5. Do it now!

 

 

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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141

Skype: zakklemmer

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Zak Klemmer

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What a Champion Does

We always feel great after a win, whether it is a promotion at work, on the playing field of sport, having your proposal accepted.

What do you do after a negative event?

Your business relationship fails,
Your spouse want’s a divorce,
A family member dies,
Your job is terminated?

And if you are Rafael Nadal you are beaten at  Wimbledon and lose your number 1 ranking.

Wimbledon Tennis

Novak Djokovic Australian Men’s Tennis Champion
VS.
Rafael Nadal French Men’s Tennis Champion
Meet at Wimbledon in the Men’s Final

Mr. Djokovic’s stats:
Career singles titles: 25
Current 52 week rank for singles: 2
Current 52 week rank for doubles: 244
Career matches won: 365
Career matches lost: 106
YTD matches won: 41
YTD matches lost: 1
Mr. Nadal’s stats:
Career singles titles: 46
Current 52 week rank for singles: 1
Current 52 week rank of doubles: 127
Career matches won: 517
Career matches lost: 108
YTD matches won: 45
YTD matches lost: 7

Djokovic defeats Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
My take after the match:
It was really entertaining! I was looking forward to a 5 set match being a Nadal fan. Novak Djokovic had the energy and all the momentum.

So does that make Nadal a total looser?
“It’s not the event itself that does us in, it’s how we perceive it.”
–Dr. Karl Menninger, psychiatrist and author

Of course not, a true champion realizes that losing a match is just part of the game. The Champion will continue to work on his/her inner and outer games. The goal is to stay at the top of their form and attack when they see an advantage.

Action steps:
1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors
5. Do it now!

Permission to Succeed
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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141
skype: zakklemmer

See you on Success Road!
Zak Klemmer

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Are You On Track?

Personal Accountability

Learning to outperform 98% of our fellows is a skill set which first begins in your mind. Everything is first created in the human mind then translates into the life of individuals as they act out their beliefs and values about themselves and how they see the world we all live in. The inner world of our mind translates to the outer world that we see and act upon. Is the glass half full or half empty?

Everything begins with an idea- this is the most important message that I can impart. Become an Optimist. The process of optimism is similar to that of pessimism only the fruits- the end result is opposite. Become an optimist in your thinking so when you awake each day you are glad to be alive, looking for opportunities – when acted upon will over time result in a life of success.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
–Albert Einstein

How do we hold ourselves accountable?

Becoming personally responsible for our behavior is necessary for success. Self-actualizing individuals are seamless as they act on their goals and to-do lists daily. People who are accustomed to working for others may need a transition as they become self-employed in their new enterprise. Entrepreneurs must find a way to become effective and accountability is crucial for sustained success, a mentor or Master Mind Alliance can play an important part but it still comes down to you. It’s your life and your success that we are focusing on here.

One tool that I use in my life is a web based program: Goals on Track:

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One feature that I find helpful is the e-mail daily reminders:

Hello Zak:
This is a summary of what is for today.

Your Active Goals:

World of Wonder Power Point Presentation (58%)
1. Vision (100%)
2. Values (50%)
3. Goals (25%)
Tasks for today:

1. Work on Speech for 2 hours
2. Workout at the gym
3. Write next chapter of Permission to Succeed Workbook
4. Personal time with family

See details of goals and tasks on your dashboard:
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I think you will find that it will become a valuable self-management tool, GoalsOnTrack offers a 60 day Risk Free Money Back Guarantee to boot! Just for accepting their free trial as a bonus you will receive a smart goal worksheet.

• Specific
• Measurable
• Achievable
• Relevant
• Timely

Take action now!

“It’s the same process that I used in body building, what you do is create a vision of who you want to be and then live into that picture as if it were already true.” –Arnold Schwarzenegger

Action steps:

1. Create a Vision for yourself.
2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.
3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.
4. Find mentors
5. Do it now!

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I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141

See you on Success Road!

Zak Klemmer

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Conversations

I wrote “Permission to Succeed – A New You 4 The New Year” for a specific purpose in mind, namely to bring about a greater awareness of “self” to you my readers. Since at present it’s not practical to sit down with you on the sofa in my living room and have a conversation my thoughts written in this book will convey ideas as a facsimile.

This is a “how to gain awareness” book. My hope is that you will be inspired and challenged by the ideas written in the book to think about your life, realize that you have the power within your mind to create a better life for yourself and then take action. While there are many great books on planning, time management, salesmanship, communication and books to inspire you to think “BIG” I found most of these were either too disorganized or too detail oriented to be a road map for creating your ultimate life of success.

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The eight chapters were organized to break down the process of what successful people think and do to take their dreams from inception to actuality. By becoming aware of how we think and respond to other people, ideas and events in our life we can set new goals and work on new strategies to become more effective at directing our mind and living successfully. This book will help you to become aware of your strengths and weaknesses; how to direct your thoughts to help you find the answers within your own mind and create greater success in your life.

The Secret

In gaining greater self-awareness and using introspection you can be totally honest with yourself and deal with life coming from objective reality. Your present circumstances are primarily the result of your beliefs which created behavior resulting in the results that you have achieved at present. When you change beliefs causing a change in your behavior that will create different results.

You will be able to take the ideas in this book and use them as a road map to build harmonious relationships, gain wealth, success in business or any definite purpose that you have the desire to attain.

This blog is here for you to start a direct dialog with me to follow up after you have read Permission to Succeed.

“Am I consciously rejecting the limitations of common thinking in order to accomplish uncommon results?”

–John C Maxwell, How Successful People Think, pp. 92, Center Street
ISBN 978-1-59995-168-3

 

Action steps:

1. Create a Vision for yourself.

2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.

3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.

4. Find mentors

5. Do it now!

Permission to Succeed

On Sale Now! @

http://tinyurl.com/2fyhqd5

I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141

See you on Success Road!

Zak Klemmer

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Stop, Breath, Center, Observe

Self-awareness is crucial to our wellbeing, our happiness and reaching our goals in life. Our sense of self has the coding so to speak for “the map” we have in our head that tells us who we are and where we are in the world.

When you are having a crisis:

“Stop!

  • Don’t act or react.

  • Breath.

  • Center.

  • Observe:

 

What is the big picture?

Have I felt this way before?

What does this situation remind me of?

How was I feeling right before the event?

(I was tired, I was happy, I was already

upset, I was not paying attention.)”

Play to Win, by Larry Wilson, pp. 95, Bard Press

 

Take this test:

http://counsellingresource.com/quizzes/goldberg-bipolar/index.html

Action steps:

1. Create a Vision for yourself.

2. Write a plan of action, prioritize.

3. Live the plan as if you have become your vision.

4. Find mentors

5. Do it now!

Permission to Succeed

On Sale Now! @

http://tinyurl.com/2fyhqd5

I am available for personal consultations, for an appointment you can reach me at: 520.977.0141

See you on Success Road!

Zak Klemmer