Spectacular Success Ingredients

The 26 Ingredients for Spectacular Success

“So creating success for others is the real trickle down.”

Joyce, workshop participant
“The Spirituality Behind Spectacular Success”
Women & Spirituality Conference
Mankato, Minnesota
October 14, 2012

 

Situational Ingredients

#1  Encompassing a variety of concerns

#2  Fitting actions into the appropriate circumstances:  political, social, environmental, etc.

#3  Working within a community base of supportive people, group, and organizations

family members, friends, business owners, employees, customers,
clients, professionals, teachers, students, school administrators, alumni,
religious leaders, religious believers, community leaders, community
members, volunteers, coaches, team members, sports fans, etc.
businesses, professional organizations, schools, hospitals, clinics,
local political groups, local government agencies, sports groups,
religious organizations, volunteer organizations, charitable foundations, etc.

 

Organizational Ingredients

#1  Drawing from different backgrounds, skills, and knowledge

#2  Maintaining a shared agenda with a clear vision

An agenda is a list of actions toward a goal,
usually listed in the order they should be taken.

A vision is an image success.

#3  Putting time into organization

#4  Choosing one person to pull all the pieces together

#5  Giving people reasons to keep coming back

#6  Changing to meet changing needs

#7  Surviving crises with information and preparation

#8  Trusting and listening to seasoned participants

#9  Surviving conflict between group members

 

Financial Ingredients

#1   Raising enough money to get started and keep going

#2   Investing in effective management and staff

#3   Satisfying needs and interests

A need is something that is required for success or achievement.

An interest is something that creates enjoyment, concern, or curiosity.

#4  Creating success for others

 

Emotional Ingredients

#1  Creating the group project out of strong passions

Passion is energy that fuels action.

#2  Giving people ways to act on their belief

#3  Appealing to the emotions of people who are investing or donating money

#4  Giving people reasons to trust

#5  Creating fun for everyone who participates

 

Relationship Ingredients

#1  Starting from the relationship each group member or individual has with himself or herself

Taking responsibility for the consequences of my actions on other people:
Living without personal gain at the expense of others.

Taking responsibility for the consequences of my actions on other people:
Living with personal discomfort for the sake of others.

Taking responsibility for the duty to a belief:
Living a belief by walking the talk of the belief.

#2  Building on relationships between group members past and present

#3  Redefining relationships by passing power to others

Passing  power to others by providing
the knowledge, skills, opportunities, and responsibilities
that allow people to speak and take action on their own.

#4  Renewing relationships for everyone who participates

Renewing relationships recharge physical, mental, and emotional energy
for both people in the relationship.

#5  Nurturing the relationships other people have with themselves

Satisfying needs so individuals can take responsibility
for the consequences of their actions in their lives:
Living with discomfort in the present for the sake of comfort in the future.

Satisfying needs so individuals can take responsibility
for the consequences of their actions on other people:
Living without personal gain for the sake of others
and
Living with personal discomfort for the sake of others.

Giving individuals what they need to take responsibility for duty to a belief:
Living a belief by walking the talk of the belief.

 

Spectacular Success Comes From
Working with Others & Satisfying Others

1 Ingredient Focuses On Self

Relationship Ingredient #1

2 Ingredients Focus On Tasks

Organizational Ingredients #3 and #7

9 Ingredients Focus On Working With Other People

Situational Ingredient #3

Organizational Ingredients #1, #2, #4, #8, #9

Financial Ingredients #1, #2

Relationship Ingredient #2

14 Ingredients Focus On Satisfying Other People

Situational Ingredients #1, #2

Organizational Ingredients #5, #6

Financial Ingredients #3, #4

Emotional Ingredients #1, #2, #3, #4, #5

Relationship Ingredients #3, #4, #5

23 of the 26 ingredients for spectacular success focus on other people.

 

© Paula M. Kramer, 2011
All rights reserved.
Last updated September 12, 2015