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7 Steps to Becoming a Chief Dream Officer; A Proactive Approach to Living your Dreams

By: by Nancy Cantor, Chief Dream Officer of the Dream Factory Communities

November 25, 2016

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  1. Define Dream: What is a dream? People have different ideas about dreams.  In the Dream Factory Community, we help you identify the Dreams that you are; your gifts, values, perspectives, and passions, and the Dreams that you have; your Vision for how to make your unique contribution to the world.

2. Create a Chief Dream Officer Statement: This is a statement that identifies your gifts/passions and how you will contribute them. For example: As the Chief Dream Officer of all the Dream Factory Communities, I am committed to women solo-entrepreneurs fulfilling their dreams by creating programs that empower them to shine their light and impact the world.

3. Make a Plan: Set up 3 goals with 3 action steps each.  Make them SMART Goals; Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound.

4. Disarm your Private Saboteur: Take a look at how you sabotage yourself.  Is it perfectionism, so you never want to try? Procrastination, Fear of success, Low self-esteem?  Whatever it is, being able to identify it, will give you some power over it.  It can become something you can choose not to do.

5. Develop New Capacities: When you have a Dream, it isn’t a reality yet. There are new capacities that are necessary, in order to make your dreams come true.  Is it perseverance, collaboration, boldness, trusting yourself, or courage? Get interested in new qualities you can develop. Your dream is worth it.

6. Assemble a Community of Support: We all need community.  Whether its coaches, colleagues, or people that your serve; other people can validate who you are and who you are becoming.  You want people who have faith in you and your dreams, particularly when you lose yours.  Create times and opportunities to be in communication with your community.

7. Design a Visual Representation of your Dream: A Dream Creation Plan lays all these elements out for you.  Put it in a place where you can see it.  Doing a vision board to go with it can be helpful as well.

Want support in putting all these steps together? 

Become a member of a Dream Factory Community where you will attend a Chief Dream Officer Training, create your Dream Creation Plan and get a Chief Dream Officer Circle for accountability in fulfilling your plan.

Easy as 1, 2, 3.

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