“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of you shall at last unveil”-John Ruskin
Most Fit Pros don’t take the time to think about where they want to go.
If they do, it’s super vague. They say things like:
- I want my business to grow
- I want an awesome team
- I want clients that are happy
- I want a beautiful facility
While those things might be great, we’re looking for more clarity.
This isn’t easy and you need time and space to think.
It’s worth it though.
Here are some tips to help you create your vision.
Get into a “blue sky” mindset.
Most people are so rushed and stressed that all they can think about is what’s in front of them.
Focus on the present but also think about:
- The week ahead
- The month ahead
- The quarter ahead
- The year ahead
- 3 years ahead
- 5-10 years out
It doesn’t mean that things won’t change over time with new information, opportunities, or skills.
Without clear goals and a vision, we can get busy with all kinds of things. We want to make sure we’re spending our time on the right things.
Creating a vision is like painting your future on a blank canvas. You get to choose what you paint and there are no limits.
One mistake people make when setting goals is they are too practical.
They think about all the problems that might come up which causes them to think small. I’ve done this myself.
Instead, start your vision as if you didn’t have any limits and then work from there.
Of course, you will later turn your vision into a plan with manageable steps.
Your vision should include all of the different important areas of life:
Another common mistake when it comes to vision is not re-visiting it enough. I’ve made this mistake as well.
Don’t let the fire go out by not thinking about it. Thinking about it will give you new ideas on how to get there.
Visualize your ideal result happening and how it would feel.
We get much of what we expect.