Dynamic change in business is exacerbating the natural tendency to focus on what we fear. This unconscious reaction is literally paralyzing people from being change adaptive. If this is critical for you, then it has never been more important to your personal development to utilize Creating a Mindset for Change with Seeing Red Cars.
Here's the premise: You buy a red car and what do you notice? You notice more red cars, right? You notice more red cars because that is what you are focused on. The same concept applies to you. You get more of whatever you focus on. Seeing Red Cars takes this basic concept and adapts it to help you apply your focus to any initiative. It acts like a catalyst for change.
This change management course is a methodology that will help you focus on positive outcomes and stay relevant. The process discovers why we focus on what we fear and how we can move that focus away from fear to create real change. Most change management courses only address the need to change the system, but Seeing Red Cars focuses on creating a mindset for a positive future.
There is over 25 minutes of video that takes you through the methodology along with a toolkit to track your progress. It is like having a private coach, Laura Goodrich coaching you through the strategies you need to create an environment of positive change, both personally and professionally.
Creating awareness about how you unconsciously focus on what you are trying to avoid, is the first step to a positive future.
Learn about the Seeing Red Cars Mindset: “you get more of whatever you focus on” and understand that what you focus on leads to the type of outcomes it is producing in your life.
The can blame family or friends about how this unconscious focus is damaging, but let's focus on you. Through this process we'll work our way from the individual, to the team and ultimately to the organization.
It takes conscious, intentional thoughts and actions to focus on what you want. The Daily Mantra will guide you in getting what you want.
Daily mantra: "Focus on what I want. Control what I can”.
Listen to this story about the Science Fair and how sometimes when you focus on one thing you miss something else. Imagine the positive outcome you could create with an intentional focus in your activities.
Understand how focusing on what you don't want has a natural tendency that reaches back to our childhood. Once you become aware of this tendency, you can break the trend so it doesn't effect your worklife.
The fear-based thinking you learned in 3rd grade is now showing up in your work.
Learn how to reverse early social conditioning and real life experiences so they do not continue to negatively impact your work and life.
Discover the role social conditioning and real life experiences play in fear based thinking.
The first step in creating change is to acknowledge your current reaction to change. Most people are unaware of their natural reaction to change, they are often too close to it to see it. It's important to have a better sense of yourself.
Some people say they embrace change, but when it comes right down to it, many back away from being adaptive to change. What is your recipe for change?
What is my natural reaction to change?__.__
Social conditioning and real life experiences can create a rut in your brain. Learn how you can create pathways in your brain to overcome these ruts.
Learn the method to overcome fear-based thinking.
Making a commitment to focus on the outcomes that you do want is the first step.
Remember Ted? He was the guy who focused on all the things he wanted to avoid and in turn create a cascading effect of fear-based thinking throughout his team. Once Ted became aware of his focus, things began to change.
Despite obstacles and criticism, look what you can accomplish with the focus on the outcomes you want.
In a race as well as at work, what you focus on can determine your outcome. Learn how Cliff Young used a singular focus to gain a positive outcome.
Whichever direction our prominent thoughts lean - either positive or negative - our brain attracts more of those outcomes. So beware of your thoughts in everyday life and work.
Carol and Rebecca does the same job. The only difference is their expectations for the day. Learn how Carol and Rebecca's focus impacted their day.
We all are driving to a positive future, and that future is designed by short and long term goals. Now it is time for you to create the outcomes that you want for your future.
When talking about your future career, have you ever heard people say this?
Watch this video to get insight on how to create short and long term outcomes to keep you on a path to a positive future.
Congratulations on completing creating a mindset for change. Use the Action Traction Tool Kit to keep track of our progress.
Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovator and Change Expert, has over twenty-five years of professional experience, 19 of which was spent as an innovator, speaker, coach, and advisor to leaders worldwide and a distinguished voice on change and the future of work. Her message is startling and difficult to hear but her approach is compelling, hopeful and inspirational at the same time. She's is one of the most powerful and relevant thought leaders of the day.
Goodrich hosted three TV shows, a radio show, is the award winning author and producer of four internationally distributed films and the book and film “Seeing Red Cars: Driving Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization to a Positive Future", which is described to be 'transformational, relevant and timely'. In fact, Forbes magazine labeled it as a “must read," for leaders who want what it takes to accomplish positive change. She is the leader of the Global Workforce Transformation community, a Practice Leader in Global Workforce Innovation, and she and her business partner Greg Stiever are pioneers in producing cutting edge Online Learning that leverage filmmaking methods that create real change.