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Integrated Power Thinking

CutOutofIconWEB Most people wake up, react to what happens during the day, remain stuck in a routine rut, and repeat this process day in and day out.

Then they wonder, “Why am I so darn bored with my life?"

Instinctively you know there’s a better way to think. You sense that using the full power of your total consciousness is a more complete thought process.

This type of "conscious thinking" can also be called Integrated Power Thinking.

The Power Thinking concept is taught by author Mark Hamilton in his Neo-Tech material. Mark demonstrates that human beings think in metaphors and analog models.

If you think of California, you’ll probably see a map of the state or picture the ocean in your mind. This powerful thought process is thinking by using analog models.

Hamilton explains that when dealing with challenges or achievements in your life, “picturing” what you want rather than writing down the words will have greater impact and help you achieve the result quicker. Thinking in visual imagery, for our purposes here, is called Power Thinking.

Have you ever told someone to “Picture this…”

If you have ever sold anything successfully you know that creating mental pictures for prospects of the benefits they will receive by purchasing your product or service is a powerful way to close the deal.

Here's how to use Integrated Power Thinking as a profoundly powerful method for business planning.

First, see a picture in your mind of what you want from your business.

This is not pie-in-the-sky dreaming but actually deciding by imagining what you want from your business. It’s a decision you are making.

After you’ve made the decision of what you want in your business, picture the steps that got you there.

See as many of the steps as you can. The more effort you put into gaining a clear picture the easier it will be to take action. You have now “integrated” steps into your power thinking analog model.

Now draw a picture on paper of the overall goal and steps you pictured in your mind. This is often called “Mind Mapping.”

Then schedule the steps to reach the “Vision” of your business by a certain time. Schedule each step, starting at the beginning and work forward until you have achieved the big picture.

Finally, take action each day to reach that destination. Small steps, taken every day reap big rewards over time.

If you say you cannot do this; you’re right.

It’s probably too much hard thinking to do for most people. The majority will always remain stuck in the rut they are in now.

This idea is only for the top 20% of people who are ready to break free of the boring rut, make decisions on what they want, and go for it consistently.

Which camp are you in?

Good luck and happy "integrated" thinking.

The Power of Passion in Business

The next entry in my new interview series called The Power of Passion in Business is with Life Artist/Master Hair Designer and Author Johnny G. You can listen to the interview by clicking on the audio player below.

You can also download Johnny's interview to share with others at http://bit.ly/99f5OL

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Johnny G, Hair by Johnny G

Learn more about Johnny G. and his Creating Beauty From the Inside - Out philosophies, hair design work and new book at http://www.hairbyjohnnyg.com


Here's a little background on The Power of Passion in Business.

I created this series to provide ideas and inspiration on how powerful and effective passion is when used as a value-sharing, business-building/sales and marketing element.  

Passion is vital to entrepreneurs because most people in business have a hard time selling and promoting what they do in general. However, when passion is added to the mix, even the most introverted people will scream their offer from every roof top they can find.

The reason? They have to. The passion is so strong in their hearts that they have no other choice but to share it with others.

In this interview you’ll meet a caring and creative entrepreneur named Johnny G.

Johnny is passionate about helping women of all ages feel and look their best. He inspires all of his clients to "Remember, You ARE Beautiful."

You'll learn how Johnny turned his passion into something that inspires women and shows them a path to greater satisfaction in every aspect of their lives.

Listen to and enjoy this installment of The Power of Passion in Business featuring Life Artist and Author Johnny G. here:

Johnny G, Hair by Johnny G

And learn more about Johnny G. and the excellent inner and outer beauty work he does with women of all ages at http://www.hairbyjohnnyg.com.

You can also pick up a copy of Johnny's new book at: http://www.creatingbeautyfromtheinsideout.com



What Should I Blog or Write About?

Once Upon a Time I have written quite a few articles on EZine Articles.com. Recently, they asked if I would be interested in being featured as one of their authors.

Of course I will. That’s the point of content, after all, to get noticed, right?

Here are the questions they asked and my reply to them.

Now, if you’re new to blogging and content marketing or if you haven't taken the plunge yet and know you should, these are the questions you could ask yourself to isolate what you should blog and create content about.

I gave you my answers under each question.

Go ahead and comment with your answers. Let other people know what you’re all about too.

1. What sets you apart from other Expert Authors?

I am passionate about helping people use their talent, knowledge and passion to create balance, satisfaction and profit with freedom in a life and business they can love. My content focuses on helping people see their business and life from a broader or different perspective.

2.What's your secret to article writing and marketing success?

The old Nike phrase says it best, “Just Do It”. Blogging, writing articles and creating content takes a commitment. Make that commitment and improve not only your marketing but your sales efforts as well.

3. How do you stay motivated to write articles?

I keep a notebook and track ideas in my database of topics as they come to me. Then I just look at my notes and database entries to create new articles. That way I don’t suffer from writer’s block like so many people do. The reason is, I have ideas to draw from and don’t have to “create from scratch.”

4. How do you decide what to write about?

I observe what happens around me in life and in business and take note of things I find interesting. I also jot down notes of interesting things people tell me along with ideas they inspire. And I write down inspiring thoughts and ideas as I read books, web sites, magazine articles and blog posts. Then I just follow my heart and write about things that inspire me that I find interesting.

5. How do you balance writing for quality and quantity?

I don’t ever focus on quantity. Articles have to connect with people or they don’t work. I just write what I feel inspired by and let the reader be the judge. Something’s connect better than others. I don't worry about it though. I write what feels good to me and put it out there for reader’s to benefit from and enjoy.

6. How has using EzineArticles affected your traffic?

I have an Alexa ranking for http://www.billgluth.com of about 700,000, which is quite a bit better than the average coach or independent professional. And I don’t do very much at all as far as SEO or pay per click. All traffic comes from articles, blogging and content marketing.

7. How does article marketing fit into your overall marketing plan?

Blogging, articles, interviews of experts and other content related marketing is my main marketing thrust. I use articles to help close sales by building trust and credibility with prospective clients. This has worked well for me for a number of years.

8. What EzineArticles tools do you find the most beneficial?

Tracking success rates is essential. The most helpful tool EZineArticles offers is the email stats I receive which tell me which articles are pulling best.

9. If you had to start over again, what would you change?

I would do more articles, recorded interviews, social media and eBooks quicker than I did when I first started and really focus on that effort.

10. What advice you would give newbie article marketers?

Listen to Nike. Just do it! Don’t worry about creating masterpiece articles. Just write what you feel, experience, enjoy and observe. Remember, the more you write the better you get. You can’t get good at article writing or content marketing by observing. You have to take action and create material consistently every week.

11. Anything else you'd like to share?

Of all the article sites, EZineArticles.com stands head and shoulders above the rest. I always recommend focusing on content that showcases your talent, knowledge and passion in 2010 and use it in your sales and marketing efforts consistently. You’ll reap the financial and PR benefits when you do.

OK, your turn now.

Send me your answers to bill@coachbillgluth.com and I’ll send you back a comment with some direction. Be sure to include a phone number so I can call you with helpful ideas and direction.

Or just comment below. Share your vision and create greater personal brand awareness for yourself today.

The comment line is open.