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 Clarity Success Coaching Newsletter .  
April 2004 
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Greetings!

Welcome to the April 2004 edition of the Clarity Success Coaching Newsletter! Once again for this month's newsletter we are going to focus on a topic very close to everyone's heart (and wallet) - money. This is part two of our series on money.

As always, we welcome your questions, comments and stories. Don't forget to send us an email and share your thoughts with us.
In this issue
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  • Give yourself a gift!
  • Money Issues
  • Inspirational Quote
  • Recommended Reading
  • Final Thoughts

  • Money Issues
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    I recently had a client call me and ask me to discuss with him the concept of scarcity vs. abundance. This concept is really deciding whether your beliefs come from a place where there's never enough or a place where there's always more than enough. It's fairly obvious how this ties into our discussion on money. Our beliefs have such a huge impact on what is possible in our lives.

    Many of you who have seen me give my program called "The S.T.A.R. Within You" will remember the reference I make to the movie 'Apollo 13'. There's a scene in that movie where Gene Kranz, Mission Control Flight Director, is given the news that there will not be enough oxygen in the command module to get his flight crew back to earth. There is a moment during this scene when Kranz says that they have never lost anyone in the Apollo program and he's not about to let it happen on his watch. The scene ends with his famous line, "Failure is not an option". When Kranz makes the decision that failure is not an option creativity is the result. Conversely, if we decide that failure is an option (or "it can't be done" or "we don't do things that way here" or "I'm just not a person who is ever going to have money") then creativity comes to a screeching halt.

    In Gene Kranz's world when failure wasn't an option the many minds of the team came together to brainstorm, call on other resources, simulate possible solutions and, in essence, create the solution that would solve the problem. In our own lives, if we have the mind-set that the world is a place of scarcity it's not unlike saying, "It can't be done". When we see the world as a place of abundance and a place where there's more than enough of everything we need then we can become creative with regard to fulfilling our dreams and goals.

    Here are some questions I challenge you to think about and answer.

    How do you see the world?
    Do you come from abundance or scarcity?
    Where is there scarcity in your life?
    Where would you like more abundance?
    If you knew what you wanted how could you tap into the creativity you need to get it?
    If you're not happy with the amount you have, is there a place where you will be?

    Inspirational Quote
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    Once, when we were discussing a world peace project with my teacher Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, somebody asked him, "Where is all the money going to come from?" And he replied without hesitation, "From wherever it is at the moment."
    Deepak Chopra from his book: Creating Affluence

    Recommended Reading
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    This month we would like to recommend several great books about money.

    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

    The Wealthy Barber by David Chilton

    The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

    Clarity Success Coaching Library

    Final Thoughts
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    We hope that you have enjoyed this edition of the Clarity Success Coaching Newsletter! Please feel free to pass it along to anyone you feel would benefit from it.

    We welcome your ideas and inspirations! Please share with us your stories and wisdom and, with your permission, we will share them with our readers!

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    The Clarity Success Coaching newsletter and all contents are the property of Clarity Success Coaching and cannot be reprinted without the permission of Clarity Success Coaching.

    Give yourself a gift!
    Every week Kevin is available for complimentary coaching sessions. Gift yourself with the opportunity to experience coaching first hand and see if this powerful partnership is just what you need to kick start a project, get you on track or simply affirm what you knew to be true all along - you are terrific!

    The benefits achieved in the coaching relationship are best understood when we experience them first-hand, which is why Kevin offers complimentary coaching sessions to anyone wishing to understand more about what he does and what you can achieve by working with a coach.

    Complimentary coaching sessions are, of course, totally obligation free. Remember, knowledge is power, and by equipping youself with more information about what coaching is and how it works, you can make informed decisions about what the next best step is for you in your personal and/or professional life.

    To book a complimentary coaching session, please call Kevin's assistant Alexandra at 604-874-4757 or email her at [email protected].

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