What is G.R.E.A.T. and what does it take to get there? In Module 1, we’ll get started on the road to “G.R.E.A.T.” in your own work and life by first breaking down the five steps and the mindset needed to support you in them. Included is video training, recommended reading, and an interesting and entertaining thought-exercise on getting to know yourself. OUTLINE Training: What is G.R.E.A.T.? What Does It Take to Get There? Let’s Get Started! Implementation: Exercise: Who Am I? Intro/Chapter 1: Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
In Module 2, we’ll look at what the mind is – and isn’t – and how you can get in charge of the mind, instead of it being in charge of you. Included is video training, recommended reading, a thought experiment, and a powerful 30-second mindset `reset exercise that you can use anywhere, anytime to put a smarter, clearer, and calmer executive brain on the important matters of your life. OUTLINE Training: What Is Mind? Mastering Your Mind! Implementation: Exercises: How We Think, Power Breathing Case Example: David Chapter 4: Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
Module 3 gives you an aerial view of your life so you can find and focus your attention on the leverage points–the parts of your life that matter most and most affect all the other parts of your life too. There is video training, recommended reading, and a quick-and-easy paper and pencil exercise guaranteed to show you something you can use to begin upgrading your life. OUTLINE Training: What Areas of Your Life Matter Most to You? Which Areas are More and Less Satisfying for You? What One Area Most Affects All The Others? Implementation: Exercise: Wheel of Life Case Example: Charlie Chapter 6: Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
In Module 4, you will dig a little deeper into what really makes you tick. What do you really want? What’s in the way? Included here is video training and an especially enlightening exercise originated by Aristotle and used widely in organizations today. OUTLINE Training: What Do You Want? What’s In The Way? Implementation: Exercise: The 5 Whys Case Example: Ryan Chapter 2: Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
Module 5 is where you get to choose among a variety of specific life issues: time, money, play, other people, career, imposter syndrome, inner critic – whatever is most interesting or pressing for you — so you can create and step into a vision of success in your chosen area. Included is video training and a personal and professional development exercise, tailored to your chosen issue, and based on a state-of-the-art brain-based technique. OUTLINE Training: Choose Your Focus. What Does Success Look Like? Implementation: Exercises: Relationship Building for Your Issue & You, VAK Case Example: Carol Chapter Choices 3, 5, 7, 8, 9: Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
By now, you are willing, able, and ready to experiment with real change (upgrade) in your life. So here, in Module 6, you will learn about how people change, and how you can set things up on the front end, and throughout the process, for your success, including ‘great listening’, which may not be what you think. Included is video training, recommended reading, a simple physical exercise that makes the point better than any words could, and another to help you determine whether your action really makes sense. OUTLINE Training: How People Change. Goldilocks Principle. What is Great Listening? Implementation: Exercises: Fold Your Arms, RHP and V Case Example: Elizabeth Continue Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
Module 7 unpacks the meaning and purpose of the normal, natural, inherent, predictable, expectable human resistance to change — and how you can tame or tackle it anyway to make your dreams come true. Included is video training, recommended reading, and mindset exercises to diffuse the power of what’s in your way. OUTLINE Training: Resistance to Change: Good and Not. How to Prevail Over What Gets In The Way. Implementation: Exercises: Magic Carpet Ride, Name It and Tame It, Focus and Release Case Example: Rebecca Remaining Case Examples in Getting to G.R.E.A.T.
In this wrap up, you will review the new tools you now have in your toolkit, how they have already helped you, and how they can continue to help you in the future. Included is video training, recommended reading, and action-planning exercises to help guide your “Where To From Here”. How to continue the journey with more in depth and direct guidance with the instructor, as individuals and groups, will be covered in this session. OUTLINE Training: What Have You Learned? What Are Your Wins? What is Good Company? Implementation: Exercises: TABB Closing, You The Explorer Case Example: Deirdre Where To From Here For You?