Have you ever seen a lotus flower?
It’s considered one of the most beautiful flowers in the world.
And, of course, it’s a symbol of spiritual growth.
But it doesn’t grow in the ground. It grows in mud.
In fact, without mud, it won’t grow at all.
There are lots of people who have mud in their lives. Lots of mud.
Emotional mud. Family mud. Business mud.
They’re stuck in the mud.
But out of that mud can grow the most beautiful flower.
How to they get from mud to flower?
That’s where you come in.
Let me tell you about Tony. He’s told this story many times.
Tony himself felt stuck in the mud.
Then he started studying to help himself.
He studied personal change for himself.
And, as he learned more, he began working with people one at a time.
No one heard of this big guy.
But Tony wanted to change people.
He kept working on one person at a time.
In the beginning, he didn’t even dream of big auditoriums or television shows or bestselling books.
He wasn’t on Oprah. He didn’t have his own TV show.
He wasn’t meeting with Presidents or CEO’s.
He was working one person at a time. He knew if he could do that, he would have something of value that everybody will want.
And that’s how we want you to focus.
Change yourself and you’ll be able to change others.
Change yourself, change others one at a time, and slowly, you’ll transform the world.
Right now there is a big buzz about becoming a thought leader – teaching and transforming the lives of thousands.
Everybody wants to become an author, a trainer, a speaker, and a coach.
Many of our students who started this way, have gone on to become well-known authors, speakers, and trainers.
Now many coaches starting out make a single mistake – it’s trying to do too many things at once.Instead of the most fundamental thing of all: create change in one person at a time.
Instead of the most fundamental thing of all: create change in one person at a time.
We’d rather you do the Zen approach – exactly what Tony did.
And focus on coaching.
Focus on building yourself up.
Focus on transforming people one at a time.
Bring this attentiveness and skill to every situation in your life.
Focus on bringing the lotus flower within each person you meet out of the mud.