On Commitment

Success Coaching for Commitment

Transferable Skills for Creating What Truly Matters in Life and Work

Sharon Wood, 1st person to call me “Coach,” showed the results of commitment on Everest.

“Bruce’s coaching helped me navigate 25 years of a life I dared long for. His voice, insight and wisdom are part of the inner everyday language I used to climb Mount Everest, raise kids, pioneer a school, deliver over a thousand presentations, and take on courageous adventures.”

Sharon Wood, 1st N. American Woman To Summit Everest

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Commitment Is Key To Success

“Until one is committed,” says W.H. Murray in his famous passage “On Commitment,” (below) “there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Always ineffectiveness.”

Why is that?

Commitment — the capacity to act and follow-through on a result worth creating – is key to all success.

Desire may be key to motivation, but it’s peristence and perseverance in support of a passion that empowers you to create success.

Committing means choosing. It means taking action to support your choices.

“There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.”

Kenneth H. Blanchard

What Is the Key To Commitment?

People don’t quit or fail because they lack ideas or talent.

They fail or quit because they lack a tried-and-trued structure — a framework — that energizes and organizes thier choices and actions.

Driven by vision, grounded in reality and focused on action that supports desired results, my results-creating skills and structure will increase you capacity to take on any challenge you care about.

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On Commitment — The Commitment Quote, by W.H. Murray

This quote, or commitment poem, is actually a passage from W.H. Murray’s account of the 1950 Scottish Himalayan Expedition in The Story of Everest:

“Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initative or creation, there is one elementary truth…that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves. too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would otherwise never have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in ones’s favor all manner of incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man would have believed would have come his way. 

Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace, and power in it.”

W.H. Murray The Scottish Himalayan Expedition

Murray describes looking risk in the eye, and committing to a compelling goal — without knowing how to pull it off!

Commitment empowers the team to engage their challenge. It helps them overcome adversity, build resilience, and give their best effort.

Although they didn’t summit, each felt success the moment he committed to try Everest.

Do You Want More Commitment?

Do you want to thrive with whatever life gives you?

My personalized coaching can help you identify your passion, purpose and guiding principles for a great life and work.

It can help you clarify your most compelling goals.

Commitment coaching can help you specify results you want to commit to and take action to make them real.

It can help you learn from your own experience, make adjustments and follow through to the completion of your goals.

“I was afraid to commit. I dabbled, but never jumped in fully. Afraid I’d miss opportunities. Coaching helped me change that. As my competence and confidence grew, I got clearer about what I wanted. Practicing made it real. I set up my landscaping business. I married my sweetie of many years. And I’m gonna be a Dad. Bam! Never been happier!”

S.R. Kaleff, Vancouver, BC

Are You Someone My Commitment Coaching Approach Can Help?

Is there a good fit between your needs and desires and my personal life coaching services?

For more information and examples, go to my Who I Work With page to find out. Or visit my How I Work page.

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Books by Bruce Elkin

Thrive! Creating what matters most, by Bruce Elkin.
Simplicity and Success, by Bruce Elkin.
Emotional Mastery, by Bruce Elkin.
Creating Sustainable Success, by Bruce Elkin.
The ABCs of Emotional Mastery, by Bruce Elkin.