386 | Are You Getting Ready for 2019?

Are you getting ready for 2019? Or do you stay ready? I walked into the gym today and there was no one there. It was the day before New Years. I was curious where everyone was. Do you stay ready or must you get ready? If you are a leader of others and you want to grow them…you must stay ready. Today, I share with you some key thoughts on why you must stay ready.

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Getting Ready for 2019: The Transcript

Disclaimer: This transcript was created using YouTube’s translator tool and that may mean that some of the words, grammar, and typos come from a misinterpretation of the video.

Are you getting ready? Here’s thousand 19. Are you getting ready to think about it? Are you getting your goals plan? Are you getting your team aligned? Are you getting your strategy’s clear? Are you getting ready for 2019 I walked into the gym December 31st, 2018 so that’s today for me. But when you see this, there’d be a few days later. I noticed that there was nobody in the gym but me. There was one guy who walked in and he used the restroom and then he left. Uh, but a lot of people are waiting to get ready and maybe you waited last year. Maybe you said next year will be the year because 2018 was just so hard for you. Or maybe you just didn’t hit your goals and you didn’t perform as expected. But it reminds me of a quote. “Don’t get ready. Stay ready.” I don’t know who said it. It’s a smart quote though, because as a leader, as someone who’s growing a business, as someone who was aligning a team, you’ve got to stay ready.

You’ve got to be there for your team. You can’t just no set some resolutions and go to a weekend workshop and expect to be the leader that you need to be. You’ve got to stay ready. A lot of people were missing the Gym this morning. Maybe they slept in, maybe they’re getting ready for a big meal tomorrow or a fun night tonight, but I was in the gym because I know how important it is to stay ready, right? This is my small little gem here behind me, but are you going to stay ready? Are you going to position yourself to be the person and be the leader that you need to be, to guide others, to engage your customers to new thoughts who really pushed them beyond what they believe is possible? If you want to do that, if you’re that kind of leader than you must stay ready, you must train your body.

You must train your mind. Youmust eat right. You must manage your energy, sleep well. All those things are hard to balance. I know that I do it every day, or at least I try to. I’m not saying I’m perfect, but I wanted to just say this to you because if you want to change the way you are coming off in life and what you’re getting back, that you’ve gotta be ready for everything. You’ve got to be mentally strong. You’ve got to be physically strong and you’ve got to eat well. To do that. You got to sleep well to everyone I know loves sleep. Uh, but I say all this to you because I believe it from my heart. I believe it from, you know, seeing people that are growing their businesses at two x and three x and five x and 10 X. I’ve interviewed people this year that were growing their business at 39,000% over a three year period.

I know it’s astronomical, but they stay ready and they do it because they know their team is pulling from them and they’ve got to have that to give them every day. Not just sometimes, not just in meetings, not just on one on ones. They’ve got to see it in everything you do and it courses through your veins. If you are ready for this.

Now, I say all this with a smile because I know it’s hard, but you accepted this choice of being the leader. You accepted the choice of guiding others. You accepted a choice to do something that you’d never done and that is something I don’t take lightly. You made a commitment and hopefully your commitment is as strong now as it was when you actually made it. Maybe it’s even stronger because you’re more clear about why it’s important to do what you need to do, why you need to align a team, why you need to push everybody to the next level. Again, that quote is “Don’t get ready. Stay ready.” And it really does.

Mark today, starting a New Year, whenever you’re listening to this, you have to ask yourself, are you staying ready? Are you intentional about what you do in the morning to wake up, to feed yourself, feed your brain, feed your mind feature, feature, body. Are you intentional? This is your challenge. My name is Gene Hammett. I work with hypergrowth leaders. I help them create strategies and help them lead their companies to the next level. I worked with many inc 5,000 level companies growing at the fastest companies in the world. Many of those companies are growing at, you know, five x and 10 x in a year. So if you want to be a growth leader and reach out to me, I love to know your thoughts on this particular video. I’d love for you to stay tuned in to the other videos that create this year, the interviews and everything I’m doing to push you to the next level and guide you to be the leader that you know you can be. That excites me, that fuels me and who I am as always. Lead with courage and I’ll see you next time.

Disclaimer: This transcript was created using YouTube’s translator tool and that may mean that some of the words, grammar, and typos come from a misinterpretation of the video.

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