Spring is coming, can you feel it?
The geese certainly can and were vociferously sharing the news, this morning.
I've been feeling the energy of Spring in my business, too, finally!
In the last few months, I've taken time to honor the energy of winter. I made space to dream, not to have all of the answers, and to listen to the stories around me. I needed time to discover what was being called forward in my business. I could see it in the distance, and it wasn't yet clear.
I'm not going to lie sometimes it felt a little (aka a LOT) scary ~ the words will I ever have a plan, may have been cried out with more than a bit of angst, more than once this winter.The deep creative incubation period can take much longer than we want it to take, aka...
Are you ready to stop hustling and check-in with your business?
Creating an aligned business can be as simple as remembering to check-in with these four pillars to find the middle way to do business.
Checking-in falls into the simple, not easy category.
I encourage everyone to check-in with four main areas: purpose, passion, presence, and profit before they begin any new project and on a weekly, or at least monthly, basis to evaluate how current projects are serving them.
Purpose Is all about customer alignment and connection.
Are we connected and serving what the customer needs with this offer/action?
Passion is about founder alignment.
Is the offer/action in alignment with the founder's desire and inner wisdom?...
You might have heard Abigail Steidley talk about her Slacker Vision board method - aka a whiteboard where we write our visions and dreams and then forget about them. It's incredibly effective! I definitely USE that method on the whiteboard in my office AND I also use a slight variation.
I have had the SAME vision board since I started my business back in 2010.
This morning it fell off the wall above the aforementioned whiteboard where it normally hangs forgotten. I looked at it and realized it was time for a refresh.
Yep. I have had the SAME vision board. How? What I do now is NOTHING like what I did or thought I wanted to do back then.
Every time I look at it I am surprised how many of the desires have remained the same. And...