About Shane Krider
Shane Krider is a highly successful entrepreneur and life coach who has been a constant student of leadership development and personal development for twenty years. His desire to learn how to increase business results propelled him into the world of personal development. It was within this sector that Shane found professional and personal success.
Shane started his first business at 26-years old, working as an independent sales agent in the travel industry. His drive, passion and natural entrepreneurial abilities saw him achieve momentous success and within just two years he’d become a self-made millionaire.
An avid entrepreneur, Shane is continually expanding on his success, utilizing his passion for personal development and talent for public speaking, to launch new business ventures. Krider’s interest in the human spirit led him to be the Executive Producer of five documentary films. One of which, Unbeaten, was shortlisted for an Oscar.
Krider greatly values his wife and three children, and loves the opportunities his success has brought them. Being able to constantly travel together, while maintaining his successful business is a fortunate lifestyle they enjoy.
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Things that are invisible seem to sometimes overwhelm us. Projects begin to build up, team delegation becomes convoluted with scattered responsibilities and planning realistic timelines are no longer realist anymore. When things start to stray far from your grasp, planning and knowing how to set goals are all the more critical if you want to get beyond reactionary business and grow as a business.
Goal creation whether it comes to your business or any task that you want to achieve is critical. Ensuring individual goals are made is equally important as well. The challenge of aligning individual and team goals with organized objectives are goals is the next step and important of course.
Establishing a plan for achievement and following up on the goal is crucial to making the goals in the first place. Challenge your people to make sure the targeting aims are aggressive and not overly simple. If you are trying to set goals for yourself, the same applies. You don’t want to set goals for yourself that are completely unreasonable. Rather set goals for yourself that you know with hard work and determination, you will be able to achieve.
Goals are only realistic if everyone is on board. Utilize your teams and gain the cognitive diversity that is present with all kinds of thinkers and the full spectrum of behavioral tendencies.
If you are setting personal goals for yourself, asking a friend or trusted advisors for help is a great way to improve your goal setting skills. Asking someone for help will also give you an idea of whether or not your goals are achievable or if you’ve set them too high to start out with.
Goal setting is critical and it is a high priority and approached consistently throughout the organization, is the mechanism by which the business delivers results against its strategy. Goal setting is crucial for an individual purpose as well. The functionality of the individual who is setting goals depends on their success after achieving said goals.
Set goals that will motivate you. Without goals, you lack focus and direction. Goal setting not only allows you to take control of your life’s direction; it also provides you with a benchmark for determining whether you are succeeding.
To accomplish your goals, however, you need to know how to set them. You can’t simply say, “I want” and expect it to happen. Goal setting is a process that starts with careful consideration of what you want to achieve and ends with a lot of hard work to actually do it. In between, there are some very well-defined steps that transcend the specifics of each goal. Knowing these steps will allow you to formulate goals that you can accomplish.
Typically the harder you try to do something, the more you want it, the more complicated you make it. Sometimes you just need a simple reminder to remember what it takes and focus on the basic things.
By keeping a positive attitude, you are one step closer in achieving your goal, whatever that may be. What you shouldn’t do is lose your temper and freak out, in times of stress or denial. Keep your calm, and try to refrain from any negative thoughts. Focus on the positives.
Keep asking for what you want, keep a positive attitude, and just know deep inside you that you will achieve your goal.
It is a natural human state to have automatic goals set aside for you. When asked what your goal is, you typically don’t need that much time to respond to that question. Whether your goal is to start a business or make more money to provide for your family, it can seem so unrealistic. You have people telling you no, you have people doubting you, and being negative. You need to focus on yourself and your goals to be able to achieve what you want.
There are three simple ways to achieving any goal you set out for yourself. Don’t take no for an answer, remain positive and know that you will achieve your goal.
Being a leader means understanding your words and the power they hold. Your words are as powerful as the actions you take. This is because everything you say and do is being watched, dissected, and emulated by others. How you communicate represents who you are to others and informs what you think about yourself.
Many leaders have experienced a rut in which their frustration manifests in communicating and acting mindlessly and working on a short fuse. The conversations they have with people feel unfulfilling at the least and like punishment at the worst.
It is important to learn how to communicate effectively and powerfully and it is like training for a marathon. Every conversation you have with someone is a practice of building endurance. When you practice, be mindful of what is working and what is not working. The goal here is to run the best race you can without injuring yourself and making it to the finish line.
There is a powerful factor in person-to-person communication, but what you must determine first is what your emotional state really is. Below you will find tips on how to transform how you communicate with yourself and others.
Start with the four fundamentals. We were never born to communicate, only to talk. When communicating focus on being respectful, kind, gentle, and helpful.
Listen to the words you use. Start to realize what words come out of your mouth and what your reactions are to other people. Do this by taking note of the Emotional Intelligence practice and try really hard to observe the words you sue when you talk to yourself. Look for common patterns or themes. For example, if you use the phrase “I’m sorry” when you haven’t done or said anything that warrants an apology.
Listen to the words others speak. Try to remember that communicating is not about forcing your opinion on someone or trying to fix anyone. Learn to listen to the people you have conversations with. While you do so, take notice of how they allow their emotions to manifest. You may find it difficult to keep your mind quiet enough to be truly engaged throughout the conversation, try your hardest.
Speak consciously, concisely, and clearly. People more than not, say more than they need to be saying. The best communicators choose their words wisely. Only the most essential and specific words will make the cut. When someone is vague, it will only confuse the listener.