Right now, I wish I had an affiliate link to Amazon or Audible.
I’m recommending you get “The Magic” by Rhonda Byrne.
The book had been sitting in my library for quite some time and I hadn’t gotten around to reading it, until it was recommended by one of my mentors in an online group.
Magically, the group turned into a team, aptly named “Team Magic” and we agreed to work through the book together.
It truly was a magical experience.
Having an online group provided support, encouragement, motivation and accountability.
Each day we would post an image or message showing the task completed for that day.
Yesterday I completed the book and the tasks and I have to say, my mindset and results did magically change.
So, apart from the book recommendation, today’s thought is also about the power of teamwork.
Our virtual team included people in all different states in Australia and also overseas. Being online meant that we could post at any time that was convenient and team members could respond whenever it suited them.
Without the team, I may not have been totally committed. In fact, I insisted Ross do the activities as well so whilst he wasn’t posting in the What’s App group, he too completed the book.
Magical outcomes occurred. Ross had advertised a motorbike for sale and whilst there had been some initial interest, as soon as the magic kicked in he sold the bike – easily and effortlessly.
There’s a saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
Working with a team takes you farther. For many of us, we will do the things we might not feel like doing because we don’t want to let the team down. Of course, this benefits us because we get the thing done.
Working with a team also enables you to learn different things because we all have different perceptions and different values. What you miss, someone else might pick up and share, so you now have double the knowledge.
When you’re learning something new, being part of a team also enables you to practise in a safe environment.
I’ve been so impressed with the experience, I even encouraged one of my clients to start and offered to be her accountability partner.
Why? Because I know, if you do the work, you’ll get the results. If you have an accountability partner, you’ll do the work when you don’t feel like it. If you have an accountability partner you can support each other when needed.
My wish for you is that you find a team to help you achieve what you want to achieve. It can be for a specific timeframe such as days, weeks or months. I’ve also been a member of teams that have been meeting for over 10 years.
What is it that you want to achieve? What results do you want?
Are you getting them by yourself and if not, how about inviting others to be part of your team.
Now’s the time to step up and become the leader. Remember, if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
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