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Your life - your way
4.9 (13 ratings)
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236 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2013
Price: $20
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • To give you tools to take more control of how your life goes, personally and professionally
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  • An open mind and a willingness to work on it

SUCCESS TOOLS is a course designed to empower people of all backgrounds and personalities to take more control of their life, personally and professionally, with the aim of helping them become successful in life; for themselves, those they care about and in their own way.

We don't claim to have a magic secret or a set of 100% guaranteed steps, but we do have knowledge and expertise that literally thousands of people have found to be easy to understand, easy to apply and easy to adopt into their real lives.

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

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to grow and move forward
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
Welcome to Success Tools
3 Lectures 04:09

Meet New Zealand-based performance coach, Ian Richards, and get a quick outline of the course, what's in it and how it will help you create your own success in life - personally and professionally.

Preview 04:09

Hey guys, you REALLY need to read this!
Preview 1 page

Download and complete this self-assessment tool to see where your Foundations of Success behaviours are right now

Preview 1 page
Power & Value
4 Lectures 22:17

In this lecture we look at two fundamental characteristics that underpin the beliefs, mindsets and behaviours required to enable you to take control of your future, your peformance and build the quality relationships essential for personal and professional success

Preview 11:15

Download key notes and activities on the Foundations of Success - efficacy and esteem
Preview 12 pages

This lecture describes the factors that influence efficacy and esteem (your Foundations of Success) and provides some tools that you can start using right now.
Tools for Enhancing Power & Value

Summary of the process for enhancing efficacy and esteem plus tools you can start using right now.
Notes and Activities on Tools for Enhancing Power & Value
2 pages
Head Stuff
3 Lectures 18:27
In this lecture we introduce a key idea from high-performance psychology that links memory to your behaviour, the choices you make and your performance
Memory Counts

Here's a model that seems to give us a great insight into how the mind works - sometimes for us and sometimes against us!
Mind Model

These notes and activities will help you assimilate the ideas from the Head Stuff section
Head stuff: Notes and activities
11 pages
Performance Goals
4 Lectures 30:12
This lecture builds on the model of the mind that we met earlier to explain how high-performance goal setting can generate the energy, motivation, awareness and creativity needed to achieve big goals and make your successful life a reality.  
Performance goal setting

In this lecture Ian explains the significance of having both big and small goals and getting these to work together.
Goals: Big and small

Creating a successful life requires you to maintain focus, energy, creativity and motivation towards achieving your goals. How do successful people do this?
Keeping at it

Here are some notes, additional ideas and tools on high-performance goals setting, plus some activities and challenges
Goal setting: Notes and activities
15 pages
Looking Forward
2 Lectures 14:05
Looking forward in the right way and deliberately controlling the input to your subconscious is a critical skill used by all top athletes and something that successful people seem to do 'naturally'
Imprinting New Memory

Downloadable notes and activities for the Looking Forward section
Looking forward: Notes and activities
12 pages
Maintaining Performance
3 Lectures 22:03
Controlling your self-talk is probably the most important thing you can do as you try to maintain and build your performance.
The Right Story

Motivation is a complicated area and so here are some simple ideas to help you do more and avoid less!

Notes to help you maintain performance including some great activities for you to try
Maintaining Performance: Notes and activities
12 pages
2 Lectures 05:10
Summing up and challenging you to think big and attack your future!
Big thinking

Some notes to round things up plus an activity that is critical to moving forward and applying the ideas and tools from the course
Summary: Notes and activities
5 pages
About the Instructor
High-performance coach Ian Richards
4.4 Average rating
428 Reviews
24,905 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.