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"Would you rather feel overwhelmed or peaceful?
Of course you'd rather feel peaceful.
Would you rather like to feel energetic, and adventurous and excited about something? Or bored?
You must move toward what you you've become... or you become complacent and dissatisfied.
To take action from a place of split energy is always unpleasant.
So let's say you're focused on something that's not working. To dig in and try to offer more effort and to think harder about how your going to get it done, just causes you to pile more engines on in opposition.
So the rule of thumb that we would apply, if we were in your position, is that we would follow the good feeling thoughts."
- Abraham Hicks
This past weekend I watched a video of myself from 2014. Talk about having a pile of opposition showing up all over my face.
I looked terrible, depressed, like I wasn't even there... straight up dead behind the eyes. Seriously, look at the screenshots from my videos!
I was 3 years into my business and I had what everyone on the outside saw as major success. On the inside I was falling apart. In those 3 years I had crashed my first fashion truck (my business), developed crippling reactive arthritis for 3 months where I could barely walk or move, was chained to my desk all day, everyday and felt like my business was at a total stand still.
On top of it, I was SO worried ALL.THE.TIME. about everything- money, customers, social media, buying, money, family, my relationship, what the hell I was doing with my life. Seriously, to have spent three years riding the highs and lows of my business had made me a complete wreck. Can't you see it in my face?
I spent much of 2014 depressed and overwhelmed. I didn't know how I had gotten to that place, but it sucked.
I felt alone in my business and wanted to take a vacation from my life and run away.
I wish in that time, I had someone to help me.
My family, my boyfriend with a business degree, my friends... they're all amazing listeners but the real deal is that they aren't business consultants, they're not life coaches... and they just didn't understand what being a boutique owner felt like.
In that time, I needed someone to simultaneously lift my spirit up, tell me how to adjust my business to keep hitting my numbers and be my ally to pull me out of the lonely, overwhelmed situation I was in.
In 2015 I ended up on a woman's email list who sent emails that resonated with me. I loved her message, I listened to her audios and felt in my heart that she was the one who could help me figure out what I was doing with my life.
I signed up with her as my coach and wow, how quickly my life changed. Changed in the best ways... I got happier, I felt lighter and a year and a half later I'm the happiest and most creative I've ever been in my life.
By saying yes, admitting that I needed help, I got exactly the help I needed! Help from an expert to get me from where I was to where I am now. Her 1:1 support was like the business partner I never had and so desperately needed. She knew about things like manifesting, journaling, online marketing, Facebook Ads... all these things I never had the energy or awareness to deal with before.
I now live a lifestyle that I LOVE and have a business that LIGHTS me UP! Every three months I travel to a new spot that I've co-created with my boyfriend, I have the most delightful clients who get massive results, the relationship with my family is only about being family, and new opportunities flow to me with ease (very exciting things coming soon!). My business is easy, makes perfect sense and I am more centered and focused than I ever believed I could be.
You don't have to keep filling your head with doubts, questions and struggles. You don't have to be alone in your business. You can have clarity, alignment, and forward momentum, right now. It is possible for you!
When you work with me in my 1:1 Boutique Consulting Program, I am your best business partner ever.
I help my 1:1 clients make these shifts so they can take winters off, they can spend more time with their kids, buy the car they most desire, have freedom to take vacations and love their business... with ease.
Who are the types women who work with me in my 12 Week 1:1 Boutique Consulting Program?
- Ambitious & Creative
- Have had their retail business for 2-4+ years (although I have helped many of total newbies!)
- Ready to do the work to have the life they desire
- Happy & Positive
- Not scared to invest in themselves and their business
- Know that where they are now isn't working and something has to change
Maybe that list sounds just like you? And perhaps you can relate to how I felt in my third year in business, lonely and ready to ask for help?
Right now I have 4 spots open for my 1:1 Consulting Program. I'd love to invite you to schedule an appointment to connect with me if you feel like what I've said speaks to and you're really ready to create change in your life and business. I know these spots will fill up by the end of the month so if you're reading this and feeling excited, click that button below and let's talk!
Here's to making lots of friends and making lots of money!
You might call me a creep, but I don't care. Part of being a incredible business owner is watching the trends and seeing where to make effective change.
And one trend I see is a heck of alot of wasted time.
Having traveled extensively, I honestly think it's an American "thing". We like to appear busy so people think we are 'working hard' and we are applauded for that over and over. We say we are "great at multi-tasking and time management," but core pieces of our business aren't up-to-date or even under construction.
How long can you go on telling yourself that you are so busy, have great time management and are able to grow your business?
Remember the other day when I talked about the difference between an entrepreneur and a business owner (via email and on a Facebook Live video)?
Let me break it down even more so you can further identify where you stand in your business:
- Stay busy with the busy work
- Look only at this week's sales
- Focus on doing "the best I can with what I have"
- Don't have vision past this month
- Never take vacation or have time off
- Worried about money
- Just figuring it out as you go
- Decision making triggers fear
Small business owners:
- Focus on strategy
- Look where to cut costs
- Plan vacations and time off often
- Delegate work to assistants
- Analyze budgets
- Understand revenue streams and how to activate them
- Plan out seasons
- Make decisions based on data
- Have a grasp on cash flow and P&L statements
My goal as a consultant is to teach you how to transition from entrepreneur to small business.
I believe you should be able to have a growth plan and make it happen- whatever that looks like for you and your product based business.
Imagine starting 2017 with a clear plan, not feeling "too busy" with your business completely under control. That is possible for you!
If you're feeling like this year is slipping through your fingers, and your big hopes for a thriving business are going have to wait til next year...
STOP RIGHT THERE.
I want to help you get a FIRM GRASP on 2016 and really turn things around in these last 8 weeks.
It doesn't have to be over yet!!
You can choose to give yourself a chance, rather than saying: "oh well maybe next year...", you could buckle down for these 8 weeks and REALLY make yourself proud.
Prove it to yourself, once and for all, that you are capable and worthy of success, doing what you love.
🌟 I've put together a super special package for just 5 women who are going to rapidly shift their reality with me in an intensive 8-week transformation. (starting THIS WEEK!)
And -- it's half the price of my regular package! 🌟
You'll hardly recognize yourself by the end of the year!!
You can expect to:
• analyze your sales & margin data to maximize profits
• get you feeling great about your biz (mindset!)
• find your ideal client and speak to her loudly!
• dig deep into your inventory management and make it flow properly
• develop a buying and markdown strategy
• create and schedule content for all your social media channels
• launch your e-commerce or social selling site
• and whatever else you need…
This is a super high-level customized 8 weeks. You'll get the same access that my longer term 1:1 clients get. Training videos, book lists, workbooks-- you'll get what you need to succeed.
You want a business partner? Great- that's me for eight weeks.
You + Me... we're going to deep dive into your business to figure out what is going right to push it, what's going wrong, and stop it. No more wondering why you have too much inventory or why there's not as much money in the bank as you thought there should be.
Picture this: In just 8 weeks, you've got your business running like a super profitable machine, you have an after-holiday plan set up and in place, and you KNOW it's all working exactly the way you imagined in the dreams you had about your retail business. We're going to bring this to life.
Imagine clinking glasses of bubbly on New Year's Eve, celebrating your upleveled brand, newfound confident mindset, unshakeable business roadmap!!
Let's do this NOW!
Wouldn't it be SO AMAZING to look back on this day, as the day that EVERYTHING SHIFTED? The day you jumped in and staked your claim as the CEO of your business? Finally locked into place and success felt REAL?
Can't wait to connect with you!
To making lots of friends and making lots of money,