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BONUS: Unraveling Self-Sabotage: Awareness, Action, and Achievement



In this bonus episode of the "Personal Success Podcast," we delve deep into the pervasive issue of self-sabotage. We bring awareness to the subtle yet significant ways we undermine our own success. By exploring the definitions of key terms, identifying fourteen types of self-sabotage, and providing real-life examples, this session aims to unravel the complex nature of self-sabotage.


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Show Notes:


00:11 - Setting Intentions

   - Awareness of self-sabotage.

   - Unraveling the tendency for self-sabotage.

   - Highlighting the impact of self-sabotage on performance.

   - Increasing self-love.


01:07 - Definitions

   - Sabotage: Deliberately destroying, damaging, or obstructing.

   - Self: A person's essential being.

   - Catastrophize: Viewing events as worse than they are.

   - Misattribute: Incorrectly indicating the cause.

   - Causality: Relationship between cause and effect.


02:02 - Fourteen Types of Self-Sabotage

   - Working too much without recovery.

   - Catastrophizing.

   - Limiting beliefs.

   - Impatience and ignoring small gains.

   - Throwing everything away at the first sign of failure.

   - Liking safety and familiarity too much.

   - Fear of standing out.

   - Misattributing causality.

   - Needing novel information.

   - Incorrect reasoning by analogy.

   - Believing success is a burden.

   - Feeling fundamentally flawed.

   - Not being properly challenged.

   - Lacking self-control.


03:02 - Examples of Self-Sabotage

   - George: Overworking and neglecting recovery.

   - John: Balanced work and recovery, leading to promotion.

   - Bernice: Catastrophizing and relationship impacts.

   - Devin: Limiting beliefs affecting relationships.

   - Jim: Ignoring small gains and quitting due to failure.

   - Jenny and Willa: Fear of success impacting relationships.

   - Annette: Misattributing causality regarding promotions.

   - Ted: Needing novel information to take action.

   - Phil: Believing success is a burden.

   - Manuel: Lacking self-control with stress eating.

   - Pierre: Not being properly challenged in his career.


23:04 - Next Steps

   - Identifying personal self-sabotage tendencies.

   - Creating action plans to address self-sabotage.

   - Seeking support from a coach, mentor, or friend.


Start Your Journey on Defeating Self-Sabotage, Today!

   - Download the Success IQ Assessment to begin your journey towards understanding and overcoming self-sabotage.

   - Schedule a complimentary coaching consultation HERE to discuss personalized strategies for success.


Resources Mentioned:

   -  Success IQ Assessment

   - Complimentary Coaching Consultation