Here's something for you to seriously think about if you've been working for the government for some time:
Take any hundred people at the start of their civil service careers, and follow them for 40 years until they reach retirement age, and here’s what you’ll find, according to the Social Security Administration:
That’s 5% successful - 95% unsuccessful. That is a huge gap.
The famous playwright, George Bernard Shaw, once made this striking revelation:
That’s 5% who think - 95% who choose not to think.
That's an extremely massive gap.
Think about it: only 5% of the people you work with or come across each day are regularly taking action to get what they desire for their present conditions and circumstances...as well as their future.
Put another way - if you're not actively trying to figure out how you can take action to reach your goals, you are likely bound to be unsuccessful in your life and career. Just like the 95%.
Do you want to know the reason why 95% of people are stuck and can’t get ahead – why they are destined to be broke, dead prematurely, or working because they have to?
The 95% who are unsuccessful often remain unsuccessful for a lifetime because of the quality of their thinking.
This is the same thinking that, if you are in the 95%, keeps you financially broke…
...the same thinking that keeps you at a job that does not value you or your efforts…
…the same thinking that keeps you in a state of fear, anxiety, stress, and pain in your life...especially when you are:
And whether you're Black or Latinx, you know there are extra challenges that you face...
...the questions that come up in your head that make you wonder if the color of your skin has anything to do with you not getting ahead...
...the thoughts that you hold as to whether you are getting the same respect, fairness, and dignity that others receive...
...and the desire to function in a work environment in which, sadly, the higher up you go, the fewer people of color you will see...
...just to name a few.
I hope you can see that if you are a part of the 95%, it’s highly likely that you would rather die than think...
...yet it’s also highly likely you will continue doing things in the same way you've always done them, with the exact same thinking you've always had, hoping that you don’t die sooner…
…and you can be sure that doing the same things in the same way using the same thinking will get you nothing but the same results that keep you for years - or decades - in the 95%.
And you wonder why you can’t get ahead.
If you are ready to change that, click on the red button to subscribe to my free Government Game-Changers daily email series, and begin to take your thinking to heights you thought were not possible...
...and be so far ahead of the game in your government job and your life that you'll leave the 95% wondering how they can start changing the game like you.
You can change the quality of your thinking and start to get ahead in your life, your relationships, your career, your health, your dreams…
Or simply do nothing to change your thinking, stay exactly where you are, and get exactly what your current level of thinking brings you: the same results.
Year after year. Decade after decade. Until you retire. If you get that far.
And what happens then?
Let's be clear: deciding to do nothing is still a choice. It's a decision for no change and no results - it's a decision to go backwards.
It all boils down to the quality of thinking you bring to your life.
John C. Maxwell, best-selling author and the world’s leading authority on leadership, once said that if he could do one thing for people, it would be to teach them how to think.
That’s where I can help. With world-class coaching, you will gain the clarity you need to have to achieve the personal and professional goals you have.
And with me as your coach - a person of color just like you - you will begin to witness what the 5% experience.
I'm not being arrogant or cocky. I can assure you that, like me and many other people of color who have experienced this, having a coach - especially at APEXology Leadership - will powerfully elevate your consciousness to new heights.
And it all starts with subscribing to my free Government Game-Changers daily email.
Each day, you will receive proven strategies, inspirational content, motivational challenges, and my own personal experiences that will show you that it can be done...
...you can be more aware, confident, focused, hopeful, and successful. You can be a new you.
And the best part? The daily email is 100% free!
The value you will receive in my emails will give you what you need to get through the day at home and work...value that will make the 95% want to find out how you are changing the game for yourself.
It's possible. It can happen. And it can happen for you.
You can stay in your current situation, keep running on the same crowded road as the 95%, and keep getting exactly the same results.
Every. Single. Time. For years on end.
Or take the "road less traveled" by clicking on the red button, and begin your journey to transform your life and career...
...experiencing what the 5% experience: fulfillment, balance, and - most importantly - the results and success you really want.
So you have a decision to make right now. But keep this simple truth in mind:
I was a multiple award-winning civil service worker for 27 years in the Federal government and the State of California - two of the most diverse and complex civil service environments in the United States.
I worked literally from the ground up in my civil service career: from the mailroom - yet not handling the mail - to making presentations before the Inspector General and working side-by-side with high-ranking government executives.
If credibility or certifications are a big thing for you, just know that I am certified as a coach, speaker, and leadership trainer by John C. Maxwell, the world's #1 leadership expert and author. Yes, that John C. Maxwell.
What I'm all about is helping civil service professionals such as yourself to get the results you're looking for in your career - as well as your life.
Let me make something clear to you: if you are reading this, and you are someone who makes excuses or blames others for where you are in your career or life...
...or you are not motivated to grow or willing to invest in yourself...
...or you have a negative mindset or attitude...
...or you are not coachable...
...this is clearly not for you, and you might as well move on to the next website.
However, I'm here for you 100% if you are a person of color working in either Federal or State government...
...someone who has that burning desire to end the day-to-day pain that you experience in being stuck where you are in your career...
...someone who is motivated to putting in the work to have more - more success, more realized potential, more satisfaction, more fulfillment, more balance...
...someone who wants to move up to a higher classification, grade, leadership level, or growth opportunity.
If you are a time-waster, or simply want to dabble and “feel it out”, feel free to leave now. But if you are serious about what you want in life, and are willing to bet on, back, and believe in yourself…
...click on the red button and leave your info, and we'll see how far up the mountain goes.
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