Change Your Life by Changing Your Thought Process | Brendon Burchard

Last updated: Jun 1, 2023

The video is about how changing your thought process can change your life, and features an interview with Brendon Burchard, a high performance coach who has worked with Fortune 50 CEOs, athletes, and celebrities.

The video features an interview with Brendon Burchard, a high-performance coach who has worked with Fortune 50 CEOs, athletes, and celebrities. Burchard discusses the importance of consciously designing one's life and having a clear intention and reverence for life. He shares his personal experience of a car accident that forced him to consider how he would evaluate his life at the end and how that has been the driving force for him. Burchard emphasizes the need to make a conscious decision every morning about what one wants, who they want to be, and how they want to serve, and to take action towards those goals.

  • Life is controlled by thoughts, and people need to make a conscious decision about what they want to achieve in life.
  • Brendon Burchard is a high-performance coach who emphasizes the importance of consciously designing your life.
  • Consciously designing your life involves waking up every day with a clear intention, having a roadmap, and integrating the people you hang out with, the things you do, and the things you focus on.
  • Personal challenges should be set every month in 10 different categories of life, and progress should be evaluated regularly.
  • Self-evaluation and planning are important processes that can help people figure out what they want in life.
  • Meditative processes and strategic time blocking can also be helpful in achieving goals.
  • Visualization is a powerful tool that can help people achieve their goals.
  • Changing your thought process can change your life, and self-evaluation is important and should not be avoided.
  • Reading, listening to audio courses, and getting obsessive into a topic can be transformational.

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Section 1: Introduction

  • Life is a series of actions that are controlled by thoughts.
  • People need to make a conscious decision about what they want to achieve in life.
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Section 2: Introduction of Brendon Burchard

  • Brendon Burchard is a high-performance coach who has worked with Fortune 50 CEOs, athletes, and celebrities.
  • He is the author of several best-selling books and has millions of followers on social media.
  • His podcasts and online courses have been successful, and his events have been ranked as must-attend for entrepreneurs.
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Section 3: Consciously Designing Your Life

  • Burchard talks about his car accident at 19, which made him realize the importance of evaluating his life at the end.
  • He asks himself three questions to evaluate his life: Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?
  • People need to wake up every day with a clear intention and reverence for life to get their act together.
  • People need to have a roadmap to start doing the right things.
  • People need to consciously design their lives by integrating the people they hang out with, the things they do, and the things they focus on.
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Section 4: Conclusion

  • Consciously designing your life is important to achieve success and happiness.
  • People need to make a conscious decision about what they want to achieve in life and take action to achieve it.
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Conscious Design

  • Life is a series of actions that you initiate or don't initiate.
  • Your thoughts control the roadmap of your life.
  • Make a conscious decision about who you want to be each day.
  • Stay congruent with your decision.
  • Set personal challenges every month and evaluate your progress every Sunday.
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Early Inspirations

  • Started reading personal development, self-help, spirituality, psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and leadership books.
  • Listened to audio courses by Dale Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, Earl Nightingale, Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar, Louise Hay, Marianne Williamson, Debby Ford, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, and Brian Tracy.
  • Got obsessive into psychology and positive psychology work.
  • Transformational moment with Napoleon Hill's "Think and Grow Rich."
  • Conscious design and making a decision about who you want to be each day.
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Personal Challenges

  • Set personal challenges every month in 10 different categories of life.
  • Revisit progress every Sunday and on the 1st of every month.
  • Categories include emotional, relational, financial, career, and mission objectives.
  • Level of self-evaluation that most people avoid until their birthday or New Year's.
  • Helped Brendon know what his thing is and what he helps people do.
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Conclusion

  • Changing your thought process can change your life.
  • Conscious design and making a decision about who you want to be each day is crucial.
  • Set personal challenges and evaluate your progress regularly.
  • Self-evaluation is important and should not be avoided.
  • Reading, listening to audio courses, and getting obsessive into a topic can be transformational.
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Self-evaluation and Planning

  • Helping people figure out what they want in life.
  • Defining oneself, relationships, skill sets, and services.
  • Sitting alone with headphones on, journal out, and no distractions.
  • Self-evaluative and planning-oriented process.
  • Checking calendar and deleting unnecessary things.
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Meditative Process

  • Sitting in a dark room with over the ear headphones.
  • Listening to the sound of a thunderstorm or something that collapses the world down to two inside the mind.
  • Returning to a visual image or a simple sentence like "reboot neon future."
  • Typing out ideas as they come.
  • Self-evaluative and planning-oriented process.
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Strategic Time Blocking

  • Most people don't have a calendar and are not strategically blocking time.
  • Not planning skillset development or specific goal attainment on certain dates.
  • Empty calendar reveals lack of purpose or intention.
  • Planning like military to hit goals.
  • Visualizing what is wanted every morning.
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Example of Visualization

  • Visualizing oneself on big stages from age 20 to 26.
  • Feeling uncomfortable and terrified at first.
  • Sharing personal story and realizing the need to teach and talk.
  • Learning to be more expressive and teach others.
  • Visualizing what is wanted every morning.
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Visualization

  • Visualization can create skill sets.
  • Visualizing yourself doing something can help you get better at it.
  • Visualization can help you achieve specific goals.
  • Visualization involves seeing and feeling yourself doing something.
  • Visualization can be done for a few minutes every morning.
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Morning Routine

  • Drink 20 ounces of water in the morning.
  • Do 20 minutes of mobility movement and stretching every morning.
  • Read something positive for 20 minutes every morning.
  • Fill out the day in the high performance planner.
  • Use visualization to plan out major blocks of time.
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Self-Audit

  • Being able to look at your performance objectively is a high performance habit.
  • Observing your life dispassionately is important for self-auditing.
  • Self-auditing should be done from a place of mindfulness and understanding.
  • Self-auditing should not involve negative judgment.
  • Use the high performance planner or write down ten prompts for the morning and ten for the end of the night.
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Long-Term Success

  • Writing down ten prompts for the morning and ten for the end of the night can help with long-term success.
  • Examples of prompts include how to be a great mother, how to care for your health, and what your message for the day is.
  • The high performance planner includes ten prompts in the morning that correlate with long-term success.
  • Self-reflection is important for long-term success.
  • Self-reflection should involve learning about yourself and others, demonstrating your best, and identifying areas for improvement.
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Self-Awareness and Scorecard

  • Self-awareness is key to changing thought process.
  • Scorecard is a tool to track progress in six habits of high performance.
  • Scorecard can be personalized with different categories.
  • Low scores are opportunities for learning and improvement.
  • Guilt can be a positive tool for self-awareness and growth.
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Visualization and Practice

  • Visualization and practice are important for improving performance.
  • Running simulations can decrease anxiety and increase familiarity.
  • Practice can help overcome discomfort and anxiety.
  • Repetition can help with tactical skills and performance.
  • Visualization can help with congruence and alignment.
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