The 7 Laws of Awareness that Make (or Break) Success

Written by Christine Kane

“How is this even freakin possible?” the voice in my head moaned as I faced a challenge in my business.  “I’ve already done this.”

What had I already done?

Well, in the world-view of the tantrum-throwing teen-ager that sometimes takes up residence in my mind, I had already grown. I had already “been there, done that.” No more lessons, thankyouverymuch.

Here’s what I share with entrepreneurs all the time:  (And with my inner teen-ager.)

Your business is about YOU. Your success is about your awareness. And once you understand that nothing that happens is separate from you – then you master success.

This is not about striving for perpetual meditative bliss.  This is about living from a place of power and the willingness to listen to the on-going guidance it brings.

Over 1000 people have done my Uplevel Your Life™ Mastery Program. I regularly hear from those who tell me their business got better as they did the program. Or they made more money. OR landed their biggest client ever.  They’re often surprised because “it’s not even a business program!”

I’m never surprised. Intention and awareness can transform your success on every level.

Here are the 7 Laws of Awareness that create your entrepreneurial success:

1 – Awareness of your body.

Oprah says that your life is always speaking to you.

I’d go a step further.  I’d tell you that even before the externals of your life speak to you, your body speaks to you.

Learning to listen to these signals is critical to your success.  Some call it intuition. Some call it “gut instinct.”  Either way, you must pay attention.

Two times last year I ignored my body signals and listened instead to my rational mind.  Both decisions turned out badly. (Yes, it took 2 lessons – but I finally got it! Never ignore my intuition!)

2 – Awareness of where you’re going.

Some people have a 3-year plan. Some prefer shorter-range goals.

No matter your style, you need to know where you’re going.  Decisions are a constant companion as you become more successful. If you don’t know where you’re going, then decisions will be that much harder and daily priorities won’t be clear.

3 – Awareness of the present moment.

I can text, tweet and tech with the best of ‘em.

And I also know I can’t live in a perpetual state of distraction.

We thrive in the present moment.  It’s the only real thing there is.  It’s where all your answers reside!

Spend regular time unplugged.  Practice just being. This is not just for yogis. It’s for YOU.

4 – Awareness of your limiting “rules”.

“I have kids. I can’t be successful.”

“I can’t do that.  It would mean travel. I don’t want to travel.”

“I don’t want more money. It’ll turn me into an ogre.”

Really?

REALLY?!!!???

Most people bump up against their “rules” or limiting beliefs and don’t even stop to ask if they’re true.

That’s because it’s easier to blindly accept them than step out of our comfort zone. (We think our rules keep us safe. Mostly they keep us stuck.)

Every time I Uplevel, I bump into a new set of my own rules I didn’t know existed!

5 – Awareness of the Analytics.

You might be reading this and thinking, “Got it, Christine! Just don’t make me do numbers!”

I totally get that.  No one has EVER said to me, “Girl, you were born to do numbers and metrics!”

Ever.

Not once.

For years, I thought this meant that the Universe would somehow make it all work for me as I blissfully turned my back on those nasty left-brain atrocities.

What I found out was that I had to lean into it. Otherwise, I was ignoring a crucial piece of the success puzzle.

Hire people to help you in the stuff you stink at. But don’t ignore it!

6 – Awareness of your peeps.

Question:

Why become successful at all?

Answer:

To get your peeps to the other side.

When you reach more people, you add more value and you change the world.  (And yes, you make more money.)

As this process builds, you must be aware of your peeps, how you market to them, and how your systems work for them.

Many people fail because they never get clear about this, hoping instead that peeps will just “get it.”

7 – Awareness of your victories.

Here’s the secret:

Be grateful to your big ol’ self for even the smallest achievement, and you’ll create more.

Be grateful to the big ol’ Universe for even the smallest gift, and you’ll attract more.

Nuff said.

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So, guess what?

There’s no Awareness Arrival.

As you uplevel, your awareness uplevels. At times, you will hardly recognize yourself and who you’ve become.  And, of course, you’ll still have more to learn!  But you’ll also learn that this is the best part about creating success. (Yes, even if your inner teen-ager disagrees!)

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Kylie February 22, 2012 at 12:25 pm

So true, all of these. I’m constantly amazed at how much power awareness brings (to life or business; same thing, really). I sometimes try to skip straight over awareness of the present moment and into action for the future, when in actuality, it would probably be much more wise to be aware of the present before trying to change/do anything. I suppose that awareness informs right action. It’s kind of like doing your research before writing a really great paper.

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Christine Kane Reply:

“I suppose awareness informs right action.” True that, Kylie!

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Laurel February 22, 2012 at 2:04 pm

He he he — “I don’t want more money. It’ll turn me into an ogre.”
All I can say is grab the green paint then, because I wanna roll in it. And I promise to be a kind and benevolent ogre with cookies.

Love working with you.
Laurel

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Christine Kane Reply:

Back at ya, Laurel!

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Allison February 22, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Awesome article, Christine! Thanks! I love all of these, but my favorite is awareness of my peeps. I can’t wait to bring all my peeps over! I’ll be on your call next week… Looking forward to it.. And I reposted your article today to help spread your word. Great stuff! Thanks.A. :)

http://successbookcase.com/7-laws-awareness-break-success-christine-kane

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Christine Kane Reply:

Thank you Allison! I can’t wait for the call, too!

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Janelle February 25, 2012 at 10:34 pm

The present moment. Einstein time. Less distractions. More focus. Thanks for all of these reminders Christine. My new mantra is, I can only do one thing successfully at a time, and that’s okay.

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Joy February 27, 2012 at 11:14 am

Christine!

How I love receiving your words of wisdom. This one on awareness is especially rich in my world at the moment, and I’m grateful to receive your gift.

May the clean up in your new offices proceed well!

Many blessings,
Joy

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Wendy M. Colorado February 29, 2012 at 7:24 pm

♥ Thank you, Christine. Blessings.

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