Foundations of Success
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Foundations of Success

Learn how to build two characteristcs essential for success
4.4 (415 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
24,874 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2013
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand and enhance two key psychological characteristcs for a successful life
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  • An open mind and willingness to take accountabilty for your future

Foundations of Success is the first part of Innervate's highly popular Success Tools programme. This free course identifies and explains two key characteristics that seem to be high in people who have successful lives.

The good news for you is, not only do we know what these characteristics are and why they are important, but we will give you some tools to help you grow and maintain them.

The course is delivered using a range of materials including audio, video and Powerpoint plus some download self-assessments, activities and challenges.

You can also email us at any time to ask us questions

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone and everyone
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
Welcome to Foundations of Success
1 Lecture 02:03
Ian Richards welcomes you to Foundations of Success and provides a brief overview of the course
Getting started
2 Lectures 07:09
In this lecture we introduce the course, explain what we mean by having a 'successful life' and share with you two key characteristics that are essential for your future success in all aspcts of your life, both personally and professionally.
Introducing the Foundations of Success

Here's a self-assessment tool that provides a snap-shot into your own perception of some key efficacy/esteem behaviours
Self Assessment Tool
1 page
Power and value
5 Lectures 31:38
We take a closer look at the first of our two Foundations of Success - 'efficacy'. We will see how it supports a number of key behaviours and mindsets essential for creating a successful life. The lecture provides examples and illustrations of high and low efficacy 'in action' and helps you understand the expected outcomes from enhancing it so you can judge where you need to focus your efforts.
Personal Power: Making stuff happen, setbacks and accountability

Notes, activities and challenges for Lecture 4: Personal Power
Lecture notes and activities on personal power
5 pages

Lecture Description

In this lecture we take a closer look at self-esteem and how it impacts on a wide range of aspects essential to achieving a successful life. These include what drives you to settle for certain things in your life (good or bad), goal setting and coping with setbacks plus, crucially, your ability to build and maintain quality relationships – both personal and professional.

Personal Value: goals, setbacks and relationships

This lecture pulls some of the ideas about efficacy and esteem together and looks at the impact on relationships and bold goal setting
Pulling things together

Notes, activities and challenges for Lecture6 & 7
Lecture notes and activities for personal value
7 pages
Making changes
2 Lectures 10:13
In this lecture we have a look at some simple but very powerful tools for enhancing and maintaining your levels of efficiacy and esteem. You can apply these across all areas of your life, both personally and professionally, and you can start to use them right away.
Tool Kit

Notes, activities aand challenges for Lecture 9
Lecture notes and activities on the tools for change
3 pages
Next steps
1 Lecture 01:52
Just a few thoughts about where to go from here and the importance of taking action!
Where from here?
About the Instructor
High-performance coach Ian Richards
4.4 Average rating
428 Reviews
24,911 Students
2 Courses
Founder & Director, INNERVATE

High-performance coach, Ian Richards, has held leadership roles in the corporate, state and education sectors in the UK, Middle East and New Zealand. He holds a degree in mathematics, a diploma in business studies and a Masters degree focused on psychology, behaviour and change.

Ian has written numerous articles on behaviour, performance, leadership and culture and designed a wide variety of highly successful personal development and leadership programmes for use across all sectors. He has also published a successful book on enhancing the mental approach to golf.

Ian works with leading organisations and is a respected performance coach, supporting a wide range of individuals including senior executives and top sports people.

Ian moved to New Zealand in 2003 and now lives in Hawke’s Bay with his wife and three children.