Fears, Toughest Part Is Words, Spot On, and Our Normal, Part III of III
By Monette Benoit, All Rights Reserved.
Part I began: Part I began: One student, in the 225 wpm (words per minute) exit room in a court reporting program, “is scared to death of passing the state certification test and national certification. Then people will see that I can’t write accurately! I changed almost everything in my theory to brief forms, one strokes, to pass my tests. I was told to do this to advance in my speed classes. Everyone is doing this! I read through all my errors on each test! … Help me.” …
Part II began: Softly, I replied, “Perhaps you do not want to swan dive into the mind games.” …
We each can evolve to a better “spot” when we choose opportunities or when we are given ultimatums, yes?
Perhaps there has never been a better time to expand your skills. Spot on, yes?
Or perhaps you believe there has to be a “secret sauce” to reaching your goal, your desired result.
Where do you want to be in three months? Three weeks? Tomorrow at 3:00?
Part III of III:
Many court reporters are nearing retirement.
This will open new markets for individuals who are intent on shifting with expanding, new opportunities. Big fact.
In short, what might conflict with your goals to meet new opportunities, and what energy might expand your current strengths? This is one of many focus topics within my tutoring and empowerment coaching.
As you discover the specifics to the above-listed details in your private and professional world you will then be able to make choices to propel you to organize your fears.
Perhaps we are struggling too hard. Perhaps we want to know more about our fears.
I believe that organizing fears is a powerful step to moving toward your distinctive goals – whether it is to read your accurate notes in school to transcribe a test, whether it is to train yourself for a better position with your work, or whether a goal is to follow your heart’s desire with a new path that you create.
Fear can be a motivator.
Setbacks can be a motivator, too.
We know this “motivator” with 95 percent accuracy each day that we are required to earn while in school. We know this with the required accuracy on each job. Fact.
Once we have identified the fear(s) then we can focus on what is beckoning with all our resources and with our multi-faceted talents.
For the next two weeks I would like to suggest that you make a list of your goals, a list containing your fears, and a list of what is between the goal(s) and the fear(s).
As you explore your list for two weeks (okay, one week if you desire), I promise you that you will see your path and your challenges from a different lens.
I believe that when you understand what is truly inspiring you, and what is limiting you, you are then the master of your possibilities. Spot on focus.
We know that history has been exacted because we, court reporters, were motivated – with exacting discipline.
We are inspired and encouraged to be our best. Again, this is our normal.
Always we simply reinforce, and always we expand our skills. Always we explore.
Always we simply realign, and always we identify our goals.
Always we seek to identify our resistance to our current goals.
And perhaps we want to focus upon owning our fears.
I wish you wonderful growth, vast professional success, and an awesome, peaceful holiday.
Spot on, and yes, this is our normal. Fact.
Part I of III is posted November 14, 2013, www.monettebenoit.com and www.CRRbooks.com
Part II of III is posted December 5, 2013, www.monettebenoit.com and www.CRRbooks.com
Part III of III is posted December 20, 2013, www.monettebenoit.com and www.CRRbooks.com
Monette, Court Reporting Whisperer, may be reached: Monette@ARTCS.com and Monette@CRRbooks.com
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