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Your 6 Power Points of Personal Success… and How NOT Knowing Them Can COST You YEARS of Hard Work!
By Lynn M. Scheurell
1 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved
As one of my mentors said.. we will likely not ever reach it. There is no other time in the history of the U. The reasons most people are driven to seek support include feeling unsatisfied. lost in their lives. out of touch with who they are and why they are doing what 2 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . if we do not understand what our definition of personal success is. you can learn… …The 6 power points of personal success …How not understanding each point can limit your success …A simple assessment that will guide you to clear understanding …How to move forward in your business (and life) in ways you probably haven‟t thought about …What the most successful people in the world do to create success by their definition …And more. And we must decide what our personal definition of success means to us. Said another way. we must understand what will create success by our definition. energy and struggle in achieving your goals? In this Special Report.How would you like to save yourself time. I have the unique vantage point of seeing the greater “threads” and consequences of people not knowing their personal success definition. “Our greatest choice is in choosing which opportunities to pursue”.. would you? Having worked with clients since 1998. In order to make that choice.S. You wouldn‟t start out for Europe without knowing where it is. and the world that opportunities are so prolific.
The net result is busywork and. being overwhelmed. Unwilling to risk 5. Not trusting yourself 3. feeling alone and lonely. They begin to listen to. Once these people get the support and information they need.they are doing. they may get caught up in external definitions of each OR they forget what their original focus was intended to accomplish and allow their businesses / lives to run them. Giving life to obstacles 6. potentially. 3 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . their own intuition. Lack of focus and clarity 2. Not Knowing Point #1 Lack of focus and clarity Most entrepreneurs and decision-makers understand the need for focus and clarity. Knowing it all Effect Non-productive busywork Follow everybody else Excess dialogue w/ self and others Routine leads to stagnation Movement is slow or blocked Cannot receive new information Power Point Clear sense of direction Heightened self-acceptance Alignment with who you are Stretch beyond where you are Increased energy flow Have an open willingness Here are the six key power points for defining your personal success – and how not knowing them could be hurting you. non-productive activities that aren‟t yielding the return they were hoping to achieve. The “monkey mind” takes over and it‟s impossible to tune into the clarity of inner wisdom. however. Here is what not knowing each power point for your personal success can mean for you. they identify their blocks and eliminate them. not to mention being pulled in many different directions all the time. Not knowing your truths 4. Not Knowing 1. feel positive momentum again and remember who they are in their true self. and trust.
down goes their self-trust… At this point. Maybe they don‟t know what they thought they did. Not Knowing Point #2 Not trusting yourself After some time in business. Perseverance feels nearly effortless. and so. so they aren‟t quite as capable as they thought in the beginning. based on what they can see (not what they know for sure). and so they may follow other people‟s advice more than their own knowingness. Rather. in truth. Personal success means having a clear sense of direction. because they do. because they clearly aren‟t able to generate the results they wanted in the first place. After a few of these. Other people seem to be doing better than they are. because one day will spill into the next when they didn‟t finish their “to-do” list. people generally seek solutions outside of themselves. That‟s another way to say what some might call a “failure”. you‟ll know when you‟ve gotten there. 4 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . people begin to experience self-doubt.It‟s not that these people don‟t understand the basics of focus and clarity. as a result. everyone experiences situations that didn‟t resolve in an expected way. And this is contagious. Everything that doesn‟t contribute to this direction falls away as it is less significant than this clarity of direction. it‟s that they are getting their checklist done very efficiently without necessarily being effective. and they discover that weeks slide by without having achieved what they planned for in the long run. or maybe more. clearly and specifically. You know what you‟re aiming for. it was an experiment that yielded an unanticipated outcome.
it is important to know that it is exactly as it needs to be for the benefit of the experience. even with all of your idiosyncrasies. Personal success means that there is a new or heightened level of selfacceptance. It sets up a situation of excessive dialogue between themselves and others. Personal success means being in alignment with who you are in all of your truths. such as when post-it notes were invented (it was originally a mistake in the glue formula). Unless it yields a result that could be very good. It also means that you have access to. Not Knowing Point #3 Not knowing your truths When people don‟t know what‟s true for them. when people don‟t get the answers they want from the people around them. Knowing your personal truths means the difference between saving yourself time. You don‟t want to be anybody else. they will continue to ask either the same question from different people OR the same question in different ways to the same people. They will take their cues from the people around them. they continue to ask themselves over and over. In either case. your truths regardless of what “seems to be” from outside sources. It is being in integrity with yourself. you are comfortable in your own skin. You are no longer seeking approval nor external validation. flexing with an attitude of both permission and forgiveness. energy and potentially circular and/or parental relationships with other people. and a mistake is only a way to not do something and it doesn‟t need to be repeated. and act from. The only voice in your head is your 5 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved .The key here is to know that people will make mistakes. creating “monkey mind”. After all. it is challenging to build something and tear it down at the same time. You have a sense of being your own “observer”. And quite often.
when we don‟t move on and don‟t go beyond where we are. we are in a routine which will eventually lead to stagnation. It feels progressive. and you will discover something new (a lesson. If something is not growing. they stop to rest. It may mean focusing myopically on the details to avoid seeing the bigger picture. it is dying. While not many entrepreneurs and decision-makers are unwilling to take a calculated risk. Going through the 6 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . gift. Not being able. Making decisions and acting from your truths is as vital to your success as breathing is to fueling your life. taking a risk on some level to be different/better/more. but rather.) along the way. much like looking at the railroad tie and purposely ignoring seeing the oncoming train. etc. However.own. to take a risk limits your ability to grow. However. Right or wrong is not the challenge. like breathing. or willing. Not Knowing Point #4 Unwilling to risk There are times when we all need to take a breather and coast at a stable pace right where we are – that is healthy. When it is. strength. be innovative and apply new solutions. Or it may be that they are so ahead of their game professionally that they stop taking personal risks to grow in new ways. it feels right. whether something is right for you. they often take so many that when things seem to be working well. Personal success means stretching outside of where you are. It can be tiring to continue to stay “on the edge” all the time. there are times when they haven‟t prepared to get off the edge effectively.
and people / things / opportunities are attracted to you. our reaction to that determines our personal energy flow. When you are in positive energy flow. That is. they no longer need to have your life force energy. When we experience an obstacle that blocks our progress. When obstacles are handled. you will find that you are more attractive to opportunities and people. And movement is either slowed or blocked accordingly. and the net result is we are giving our energy away to this negative impediment. by whatever means. Personal success means experiencing increased energy flow in all ways. If we continue to focus on the obstacle. add a little drama to the story. re-tell the story throughout the day. That is positive energy flow. and it‟s time to move on. 7 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . or the other involved parties.process of becoming successful gives a sense of significant accomplishment that is to be celebrated. minimized. have gotten what you needed from that experience. You. we are actually giving life to the obstacle. There is a sense of optimism throughout your being and “things” just seem to line up in the best possible way for you. They are simply done. eliminated or removed. obstacles are minimized or removed. It is now bigger than itself. Obstacles are easily dealt with or avoided completely. You may find that synchronicity is a consistent occurrence for you.. etc. expands. Not Knowing Point #5 Giving life to obstacles What we focus on. you feel good physically / emotionally / spiritually. what happened.
an already full cup cannot hold more water. what needs work and when it is complete.that the solution to her spinning world was simple! It came down to doing what she could do. to become. it is unlikely that you will experience the fulfillment of creative fruition. you cannot receive new information. Like her. one prioritized thing at a time. Personal success means having an “open willingness”…to receive. to learn. After four years of trying to figure out how to make her business be successful (which meant knowing her niche/message/product.Not Knowing Point #6 Knowing it all While it is important to have confidence and certainty about your business / life. It means showing up with open arms to experience whatever is necessary in your success creation process. you decide what those priorities are. in measuring success/revenues/expenses. And new information is the lifeblood of growth in business and in life. 8 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . and more. in marketing/delivering services/following up). we came to realize what she was not knowing . That is. you are the only person who has both the knowingness and the power to do so. If you are unwilling or unable to do so. In fact. it is also important to have an openness that allows good things to come in to your world. If you already know everything that you think you need to know. The Biggest Not Knowing Point of All! I discovered this one through one of my clients.
In reality. To take a trip. then you mix them before you pour them. you decide where you are going. You have to determine the best way to get from where you are to where you want to go.In every situation.for you. And note that “best” does not mean shortest. You have to know where you are right now. there are three key indicators to know how to define your success. you decide what it‟s going to look like. You have to know where you want to go or end up. It may seem that things overlap or create more steps or take more time. 1. To bake a cake. Slow down to speed up. look back in your life for threads of how success showed up . In creating your business or your life. there is a process. It‟s likely that you can see the broken path that got you there in hindsight. And in either case. your mode of transportation and then your route – you wouldn‟t determine the route without knowing any of those things first. you are likely going to be able to handle these simultaneous processes more easily. you are used to managing several processes at once. Personal success isn‟t perfect… but it is 9 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . 3. nor most scenic.and felt . where you are now. and you bake it only after it‟s been mixed and poured. nor cheapest… it literally means your best way. As an entrepreneur or decision-maker. then determine what kind in order to get the ingredients. In defining your idea of personal success. you have to decide that it IS a cake. once you slow down your internal speed and breathe. trust the process and be open to the actual outcome (whether it‟s a delectable treat or fabulous memories!). 2.
being really busy without achieving your goals. nor warped. Even better is when that “person 10 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . one that is not fractured. feeling like it should be more. Understanding Your Keys to Success If you have found yourself lost in your business/life. our “person mirror” needs to be someone who is cleanly objective. discover new insights and do things in ways you‟ve not considered before to get amazing new results. and take the best way there. the idea is to have the clearest mirror possible in someone outside of us.with enthusiasm! . So. the question you have to ask yourself is: Are you ready to make change happen on your terms? Another way to consider this is: Am I ready to be who I need to be in order to have success on my terms? When said this way. it creates the context for what you are willing to contribute to your results. we need to see ourselves as we are now. In order for us to be more of who we are. That mirror can be a physical mirror. old. unattached to what we create and unconditionally supportive.that you are ready to look at where you are now. where you want to go. but it can also be someone who is outside of us reflecting us back to ourselves. We cannot see ourselves in total without a mirror. when you use these six power points to position yourself for success by your own definition. you‟re ready to receive illuminating messages.perfectly yours. Just like a physical mirror. And when you can say .
to unlock your own answers. current knowledge and the ability to articulate what we need to know in the right timing. and reflecting the ins and outs of their process as they achieve success. asking the right questions. While everyone has very personal reasons for hiring a success team. each of them requires that you DO something different. helping them to go the extra step. and to guide you in understanding and living your own greatness. which is one vital step to getting 11 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . and now nearly every successful business owner and decision-maker has a personal mentor as well. And when you have a “people mirror” helping you with your blind spots. Success comes from the inside out. However. you can… • • • • • • • Get unstuck Pursue the right opportunities Live from your truths Be more effective Live happier Feel more energy Live on purpose • • • • • • • Attract your ideal client Have clarity in decisions Get through a major transition Increase your income Improve your focus Have more time Simplify your life There are a lot of resources available to create change. Please remember that success is personal – it is what you define for yourself. Nearly every successful person has such a mentor or coach to support them in getting unstuck. All of that is available through a mentor. Virtually every great athlete has a coach.mirror” has relevant experience. A mentor helps you look at all of yourself to reveal what you need to know to grow. you increase your capacity to achieve success more quickly. That is. the end result is they are moved to and supported in their achievement process. through a mentoring relationship.
Scheurell has given me great insight to another dimension of life. CA 12 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . if you keep doing what you’ve always done. Intelligent Hair Salon. you will create different results.” ~ Bill Ipsan. you’ll continue to get the same results. She is part of my balance team to deal with life's increasing challenges. know that it is possible to take the right actions to consciously achieve your success.” ~ Matthew Williams. so that instead of being told. After all. Fleetridge Estate. I am able to view life through another dimension and can add my decision making process to what is more than language.different results. “Ms. right? I also believe that when you are in alignment with your inner wisdom. Why Creative Catalyst? My clients say it better than I can. I have found that this approach allows me to take a more active role in creating the life that I want.. your personal truths. she continues to act in the presence of an emerging reality that clearly reflects my hopes and dreams. It is the combination of being who you are and doing what is right for YOU that will create success on your terms. What I like about her work is that she draws from several different resources and then asks you to see what resonates. Mexico “Lynn is truly a gift to the world! Upon meeting. thought or intellect. Lynn inspires success! Lynn lives in field of being where all answers exist!” ~ Patricia Deck. you mutually explore not only the issues but resolutions. Palm Springs. With her sessions. we immediately connected. And I‟d love to support you through one of my Programs to do just that. If you‟d like to work together to express who you are more fully by honoring your gifts and making a living. Her skills transform the whole system rather than putting band-aid on one part of the whole! I have evolved and find myself utilizing new ways and means which are uplifting. CA “In working with Lynn. San Diego. your life purpose and are centered in your personal BEING..
I worked really. 13 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved . over the years. I was all about seeing my value as a reflection from other people as opposed to feeling it from within… and that‟s part of the reason I wrote this report. by being in service to people who are like me – intelligent. I would be honored to be your Catalyst. we will define your key power points AND your success targets. you help more people… and I have a supporting role in that.the thrill of achieving success by your definition. at being the „go to‟ person for anything that could come up and that would hold someone else back. By helping you to shine your light brighter. The other reason I wrote this report is to invite you to join me in your personal power path for true transformation. Business is really my life purpose expressed. at learning the most. sensitive. For years.” ~ Joseph Campbell My Power Journey One of the things that I have found most powerful in my own transformation is to be open to who I really am and. most practical. easiest way to achieve them. and talented – I get to change the world. really hard at being my best. intuitive.Together. you're probably on someone else's. My intention is that you not repeat that scenic route to success by fighting with yourself and never knowing that you‟re enough as you go. It‟s the ultimate freedom . “If the path before you is clear. and from there take the best. at being the „head of the class‟ (literally – I was valedictorian in high school!). which just makes my cells sing. giving. that‟s changed on the outside based on who I felt like I was on the inside. a sense of freedom and lasting success.
The two I‟m thinking of could both be powerful to create change and help you connect to your personal power in a new way. Sometimes it‟s nice to start out with an audio program or an e-book.com – just click on the Classes tab and you‟ll see them. which focuses on who you are and what you are uniquely here to do. one of my Classes might be a convenient way to start because they‟re virtual (so you can do them from your home).+) As you‟ll see on my website. you learn what it takes to create a Quantum Leap in your life and business.+) Both of these are found on my website at www. One is Business Outside the Box – Delivered!. (And it‟s fun…. The other is the Create Your Quantum Leap Intensive Program.+) To Living Your Personal Power ~ 14 © 2010 Creative Catalyst All Rights Reserved .Your Personal Power Path Consider this your invitation… . I have a number of programs for us to work together. actualize your potential into reality and optimize opportunities like never before… basically. and if you‟re not quite ready for a live event with me.!!!) . . which focuses on walking you through actually creating what you need to have a successful strategy and marketing language to promote your business in just eight weeks.MyCreativeCatalyst. just let me know… I‟m on stand-by to support your personal power path starting now. It will support you in getting to your next best level faster and easier. And if you have any questions.
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