Create Your Best Year Yet & Master Your Potential
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Create Your Best Year Yet & Master Your Potential

How to be, do and have anything
4.7 (13 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.
2,023 students enrolled
Created by Philip Atkinson
Last updated 10/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have developed a road map and strategy for shaping who they will BE, Do and HAVE
  • Understand and be able to positively influence the four component parts of the ‘Achievement Cycle’
  • Design and tailor the ‘Achievement Cycle’ to match their life circumstances, aspirations and ambitions
  • Be more entrepreneurial in outlook and mindset, and be prepared to take responsibility for their future
  • Define Goals in the 8 core areas of their life
  • Work on eliminating personal self-limiting beliefs and replace them with empowering ones
  • Be in control of circumstances and how they manage their time to achieve results
  • Focus on HOLISTIC goal setting
  • Understand that success resides in taking personal responsibility, and developing their own personal Achievement Log
  • Develop a positive and structured approach to Life planning
  • Have learned how best to create and manage their future
  • Developed a discipline to pass onto others such as business partners, peers, colleagues, life partners, family and friends
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  • Want the shape their life for the better
  • Know there are better, more effective strategies to personal growth, success and achievement
  • Are committed to take responsibility for shaping their future but need a methodology and tools to achieve this
  • Will be eager to learn new things and self-assess their personal progress through life
  • They need to be curious about how the achievement process works

The course focuses on ‘you’ as the key factor in shaping your own destiny and your future. It has been designed to enable you to follow the videos and use the PDF downloads or Workbook to structure your planning for personal development in the year ahead.

Typical ‘students’ for this program include entrepreneurs or those wanting to carve out a high flying career in a large or small corporate entity. The major themes or terminology within the program focus on the ‘master your potential’ theme.

A PDF Workbook is included in Video 2 and separate chapters for each video can be downloaded as the student progresses through the course, or, if they prefer can download the whole document at the beginning on the program.

You should take this course if you want to:

  • Understand the methodology of the ‘achievement cycle’ to work sequentially through the process
  • Work through personal goals in all eight areas of your life
  • Develop a strong and powerful belief system which will help you to maintain momentum
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants takes responsibility and shape their life the way they want it to turn out
  • Those who want to follow a success methodology for managing all aspects of their life
  • Those who are looking for a faster route to success and achievement
  • Those who want to run and manage their own enterprise
  • Anyone who has an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset
  • Anyone who feels that the traditional corporate route is not the only option to advancement and success
  • The programme is not for anyone who lacks personal drive and ambition
  • Those who believe that fate and luck is more a determinant of success than taking personal action
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
1 Lecture 05:51

“How to Master Your Potential to Create Your Best Year Yet” focuses on how to better plan your life to achieve your dreams. The introduction reviews the following:

  • Content of the video series is based on what outstanding achievers do
  • The methodology they follow
  • The key stage of the Achievement Cycle

Philip explains how his approach is based on consulting with leading blue chips, and centres on the triad of Being, Doing and Having. This is critical as in most development programs the focus is entirely on Goal setting for HAVING things, rather than shaping your life holistically the way you want it to BE and DO.

Philip further introduces ‘Rocking Chair Research’ conclusions based on elderly folk sharing their perceptions of how they would use their life if they had it to live again. Shockingly, only 3-5% of people really shape and live their life the way they want to live it.

Preview 05:51
First Steps
1 Lecture 08:32

This video has been designed to support you in shaping your dreams. It explains how you can positively use the downloadable PDF Workbook with the sole intention of creating the most astounding year yet in all areas of your life.

Philip introduces you to the eight areas of your life where Life Planning is most relevant, and enables you work through key questions and issues. These are later pursued in more depth in Video 5, 8 and 9 of this program.

Preview 08:32
Take Charge of Your Life
1 Lecture 07:28

This video starts with some depressing consequences of failing to plan your life. Philip provides the structure to turn this negativity into positive and profitable Life Planning. This video poses the question of the unpalatable consequences of poor Life Management. With increasing life expectancy of 87 + years the average person is going to retire early and broke, and have a dismal old age.

Wanting to turn things around fast, Philip discusses the ‘how to’ of shaping your life using the ‘Most Important Goals’ to living your life the way you want to live. This could be a major turning point in your life when you actively consider and respond to these questions.

Take Charge of Your Life
Everything You Are Was Once Only An Idea
1 Lecture 07:48

Here we focus on manifesting your ideas through your imagination. You are posed with vital life questions. This video promotes a strong theme of self-development, encouraging you in creating your life the way you could imagine you want to live it.

You have to answer some vital questions.

Philip talks about the importance of rehearsing in order to achieve perfection and suggests how using this approach you can reshape your life goals within 10 days. He states that ‘failing to plan your life is planning to fail’.

Everything You Are Was Once Only An Idea
Your Life Line
1 Lecture 05:28

You need to know all about creating your Life Line. This video talks you through the process for all areas of your life, and positively links this to how you want to Be, Do and Have everything.

It encourages you to share your Life Line with significant others in your life.

Your Life Line
Secrets Of Goal Setting Goes Way Beyond SMART
1 Lecture 08:48
Focus on balance in Goal Setting and gaining flexibility in all of your Life Goals. In-depth questions are posed. This content of this Video will require significant work to address all issues under the eight Life areas to which Philip refers. There are at least 35 critical questions you have the opportunity to study in depth, in order to shape your life the way you want to live it.
Secrets Of Goal Setting Goes Way Beyond SMART
Conflicting And Complimentary Goals
1 Lecture 08:31
This video introduces you to the concept of developing complementary goals rather than trying to pursue conflicting goals. Here, you explore the importance of ‘Desire’ and ‘Belief’ in goals setting. Philip also explores the importance of exploring and amplifying the benefits of each goal as well as measuring progress, overcoming barriers and developing a success log.
Conflicting And Complimentary Goals
The Achievement Cycle And Your Beliefs
1 Lecture 17:24

Video 8 is one of the longer videos, and explores the important role of your personal beliefs and how this fits within the four stages of the ‘Achievement Cycle’. Philip takes you through each of the four stages of Goals, Beliefs, Action and Results. Philip explores the critical role that empowering and self-limiting beliefs can play in achieving your ambitions.

Philip will take you through some of the key issues to banish those ‘self limits’ and put you on track to creating your future.

The Achievement Cycle And Your Beliefs
Changing Your Beliefs
1 Lecture 11:17
This is a vital video in supporting you to change your beliefs, banishing those self-limits and building a positive belief system. Phil talks about the formation of beliefs and an approach to support you in removing negative beliefs and replacing them with empowering ones. He talks about the ‘three legged stool’ and how this achieved with reference to how Helen overcame self-limiting behaviour that was created by others.
Changing Your Beliefs
Taking Action
1 Lecture 07:47
Philip summarises his approach to creating your Best Year Yet. This is founded on the Achievement Cycle, and pays close attention to the importance of each of the four stages of goal setting, belief management, taking action, and reviewing and measuring your results.
Taking Action
About the Instructor
Philip Atkinson
3.8 Average rating
64 Reviews
3,796 Students
4 Courses
Delivering Change & Learning Strategies for Personal Growth

If you have seen any of Philip Atkinson’s videos you will know he is keen advocate of personal change and believes that anybody can do anything if they put their mind to it.  Prior to running his consultancy and training business, he taught organization psychology at several business schools and never lost the buzz for running active workshops on group and personal development.  Philip loves presenting vibrant and lively sessions and believes that it is a fundamental personal need for people to actively and creatively develop their own learning skill and habits.

Most of Philip’s work is split between working with big corporates on Business Transformation projects and coaching and developing senior managers, personal influence and persuasion strategies for self-empowerment.

Philip is based in Scotland in the UK and he works throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

He has written 7 business books and had published over 300 Journal articles which are freely available on his websites.

Currently, he is transferring many of his training courses into programs which he believes will be valuable for Udemy students and business customers.