Table of Contents

Introduction

Why Do So Few People Really Enjoy Their Work?

  • Because They End Up In Mismatched Working Positions

Why Read This Book?

  • Discover The New Work Selection Process To Go To Play Every Day And Call It Work

What Will You Gain From This Book?

  • A Blueprint Of How To Create The Work Life You Have Always Wanted

Why Read The True Stories?

  • To Learn How Others (Like You) Discovered How To Go To Play Every Day

Why Did I Write This Book?

  • To Assist More People To Go To Play Every Day Like I Have Been Doing For Years

Case Study #1

  • A Master’s Degree In Engineering, And No One Would Hire Me
  • I Failed All Ten Job Interviews
  • Coaching Led Me To My Ideal Job
  • I Landed My Ideal Income Position With The Odds Stacked Against Me
  • I Want You To Enjoy The Rewards Of Being Coached

Chapter 1: Our Relationship With Work Affects Our Entire Lives

Your Work Life Governs Other Parts Of Your Life 3

  • Standard Of Living
  • Health
  • Emotional State
  • Living Location
  • Social Life

Going To Play Every Day And Calling It Work Is The Ultimate Answer To Creating A Better Life!
Everybody Wins When You Go To Play Every Day And Call It Work
Why Doesn’t Everyone Try To Go To Play Every Day?
Now, Everyone Has The Power To Go To Play Every Day And Call It Work!
Conclusion
Case Study #2

  • 46-Year-Old Man Transitions From Divorce And Near Financial Ruin Trys To Create His Ideal Life

Chapter 2: Who Benefits From Using This Book?

Students
New Entrants Into The Work Force
Experienced Workers – People Who Have Been In The Work Force From 5-8 Years
Seasoned Workers – People Who Have Been In The Work Force From 8-20 Years
Mothers Who Have Seen Their Children Begin To Leave Home

  • Motherhood Requires Special Talents, Skills, And Efforts
  • Motherhood Has A Unique Schedule That Is Frequently Misunderstood

People Who Have Been Laid Off
AEA/ADD – People With Attention Deficit Disorder

  • People With AEA/ADD Are Very Special
  • People With AEA/ADD Can Convert Their Add Into The Blessing It Really Is

People Who Have Followed The Results Of Assessment Tests
People Who Ask “What Next?”
Entrepreneurs Or Prospective Entrepreneurs
Retirees – People Who Want To Enjoy Retirement
Employers – Who Want To Attract And Keep The Best-Suited Most Productive Employee
Conclusion
Case Study #3

  • It’s Never Too Late For Fred

Chapter 3: Avoid The Trial-And-Error Work Selection Process

The Normal Progression Of The Trial-And-Error Method

  • How To Avoid The Trial-And-Error Method

Using The Personal Coach Method To Discover And Get Your Ideal Income Position

  • The Shape Sorter Comparison To The New Work Selection Process
  • Using Education Background As A Form Of The Trial-And-Error Method
  • The Myth Of Success

Conclusion
Case Study #4

  • Bill Paid Dearly For Using The Wrong Work Selection Process
  • I Completed An Unwanted And Unpleasant Divorce
  • My Known Ideal Income Position Was Taken Away From Me
  • Times Change, Not Necessarily For The Better
  • I Used The Trial-And-Error And Please-Others Methods With Devastating Results
  • Things Went From Bad To Worse
  • I Was A Terrible Manager And Leader
  • I Fought My Way Out Of The Bottom I Created
  • I Sold My Business And Escaped An Industry I Did Not Like
  • I Tried To Figure Out What I Wanted On My Own And Failed
  • Hiring A Personal Coach In 1983 Would Have Changed My Life
  • You Can Prevent The Pains I Suffered By Engaging Your Own Personal Coach

Avoiding The “Shoulds” Of Others
The Please-Others Method Creates More Conflicts Than Solutions
Case Study #5

  • Bob Chose A Career To Please His Mother, But Was Unhappy

Chapter 4: Avoid Selecting Your Work Positions to Please Others

Avoiding the Should of Others

  • The Please-Other Method Creates More Conflicts Than Solutions

Case Study 5

  • Bob Chose a Career to Please His Mother but was Unhappy

Chapter 5: Comparing The Personal Coaching Process With The Other Nine Major Human Improvement Processes – Where Did Personal Coaching Come From

The Nine Major Human Improvement Processes Before Personal Coaching Arrived

  • Common Ingredients To The Nine Other Human Improvement Processes

Where Did Personal Coaching Come From?

  • The Origin Of “Coaching”
  • Thomas Leonard’s Powerful Influence On Personal Coaching
  • Thomas Created Personal Coaching To Fulfill The Human Void Missed By Other Methods
  • The Personal Coaching Industry Today
  • The Personal Coaching Industry Has Grown Rapidly Because It Works

The Personal Coaching Process Described In The Book
Conclusion
Case Study #6

  • Maureen Worked Long Hours To Please Everyone (Even Though She Was The Boss)

Chapter 6: How Your Personal Coach Will Assist You To Go To Play Every Day And Call It Work – Step One Of Your New Work Selection Process

What Is A Coachable Goal?
Going To Play Every Day And Calling It Work Is A Coachable Goal
How Does Personal Coaching Work?

  • What Happens Between You And Your Personal Coach?
  • What Your Personal Coach Will Not Do
  • What Your Personal Coach Will Do?
  • The Personal Coaching Process
  • The Five Core Ingredients Within Everyone

Become The World’s Leading Expert On You

  • By Discovering Your Own Five Core Inner Ingredients

Two Scenarios To Describe How Personal Coaching Works

  • The Orange Tree Personal Coaching Scenario
  • The Inventory Of Your Mind And Soul Scenario

Why Telephone Coaching Is Better For You; The Client
Conclusion
Case Study #7

  • 35-Year-Old Young Lady Discovers Her Dream Position

Case Study #8

  • 40-Year-Old Young Man Thrived By Changing His Career Conditions

Chapter 7: Discover Your True Passions – First Of Your Five Core Inner Ingredients That Determine Who You Are

Discovering And Following Your Passions Will Be Life Changing
Conclusion
Case Study #9

  • 50-Year-Old Former Housewife Goes To Play Every Day

Case Study #10

  • Female Business Owner Achieves Great Successes By Doing It Her Way

Chapter 8: Discover Your True Own Self-Imposed Obstacles – Second Of Your Five Core Inner Ingredients That Determine Who You Are

Discovering And Knowing Your Self-Imposed Obstacles Are The Keys To Success
Discovering Your Self-Imposed Obstacles Is Key To Reducing Unnecessary Stresses
Conclusion
Case Study #11

  • Bill Created His 2nd Dream Position At Age 56

Chapter 9: DiscoVer Your True Beliefs And Values: Spirituality

Third Of Your Five Core Inner Ingredients That Determine Who You Are
Groups Develop Cultures Of Integrity
Integrity Counts!
Conclusion
Case Study #12

  • Paul Used His Integrity To Create And Keep His Ideal Income Position For 32 Years

Chapter 10: Discover Your True Talents – Fourth Of Your Five Core Inner Ingredients That Determine Who You Are

  • Talents Are Not To Be Confused With Skills
  • Difficult To Recognize Your Talents On Your Own
  • Conclusion

Case Study #13

  • 37-Year-Old Sales Lady Becomes A Winner By Changing Her Selling Conditions

Chapter 11: Discover Your True Priorities – Fifth Of Your Five Core Inner Ingredients That Determine Who You Are

Following Your Own Priorities Is Not Selfish
Priorities Change
Conclusion
Case Study #14

  • 23-Year-Old Lady Is Boxed In With A Selfish And Controlling New Boss

Chapter 12: Design Your Ideal Income Position To Suit You – Step Two Of Your New Work Selection Process

Example Of Designing A Position To Fulfill All Five-Core Ingredients
Business Owners Succeed Because They Go To Play Every Day!
Your Chosen Position Will Most Likely Be Income Producing, But Not Always
The Three Universal Games Of Work

  • The Organization Game
  • The Partial Entrepreneur Game
  • The Business Owner Game

You Will Create “Life Balance” By Creating Your Own Rules

  • You Will Go To Play In Your Personal And Family Lives As Well

Conclusion
Case Study #15

  • 25-Year-Old Young Lady With Add Improves Her Unhappy Contractor Position And Her Life

Chapter 13: The Many Advantages You Now Have To Get Your Ideal Income Position To Actually Obtain It

The Advantages Of Having Defined Your Ideal Income Position

  • Seventeen (17) Personal Advantages For All Work Positions (Because You Discovered And Defined Your Ideal Income Position)
  • Eight (8) Additional Advantages For Employees
  • Four (4) Additional Advantages For Partial Entrepreneurs
  • Four (4) Additional Advantages For Business Owners

Passions And Priorities Change
Conclusion
Case Study #16

  • 46-Year-Old Empty Nest Mom Discovers Her New Calling

Chapter 14: Acquiring Your Ideal Income Position So You Will Go To Play Every Day And Call It Work - Step Three Of Three Of Your New Work Selection Process

Knowing Your Destination Creates Your Steps To Success
The Action Steps To Obtain Your Ideal Income Position Will Be Unique To You

  • Potential Action Steps And Examples For The Organization Game
  • Potential Action Steps And Examples For The Partial Entrepreneur Game
  • Potential Action Steps And Examples For The Business Owner Game

Conclusion
Case Study #17

  • 49-Year-Old Businesswoman Blossoms And Her Business Flourishes

Special Partnership Between The Coach Connection And Make Mine A Million $ Business
Case Study #18

  • Recent 57-Year-Old Widow Discovers Her New Dream Position

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