As I was thinking about what to share with you today, I thought it would be fun to share the top 10 things I wish someone told me when I started my biz.
Whether you’re just starting out, or if you’ve been in business for awhile, read on and let me know what you think!
There will never be the right time. You will never feel ready. Clarity will come from action. Action dissolves fear. A year from now, you’ll wish you had started today.
2. Done is better than perfect.
3. Your mindset is your most precious asset. Take care of it.
Forget what other people think. Don’t try to change or convince naysayers. Instead lead by example, carve out your own path and demonstrated to them there is a better way with your actions not your words.
4. Likes and followers are an illusion of success.
A lot of broke people look good on the outside. So stop comparing yourself when you don’t know what’s really going on behind the scenes.
5. What seems like so much information now will become second nature in no time.
In one year, I went from being clueless about what an optin, hosting or wordpress was to actually knowing and having a optin page, sales page, email series, autoresponder, website, traffic, etc. Trust the process!
6. Make your goals non-negotiable.
It’s not if, but when. Take steps every day to make your goals come to fruition. Measure your results daily. Don’t feel deflated if you miss the mark, learn from it and keep going.
7. You don’t know it until you implement it.
Your results reflect what you know. So, do you know?
8. Trust that you know the answer.
Follow your heart and do what makes your heart sing.
9. Don’t ever stop getting uncomfortable.
What feels uncomfortable now will soon feel normal. But if you’re not scared or uncomfortable each and every day, then you’re not stretching yourself or growing.
10. Ask for help and invest in yourself.
Not by throwing spaghetti at the wall with every new shiny object. Not by investing in things where the price is right. Not by investing in programs because they are from some big time guru. But invest in a structured program that will help you with getting booked and getting paid alongside 1:1 mentorship.
*BONUS* Hire others to do what you suck at. It will save you time and money in the long run!
Being a successful business owner, means you have mastered sales and marketing. Mastering your craft and getting more certifications don’t make you money. It’s NOT why people buy from you.
Your ability to help others is pre-requisite, but more learning and certifications will never replace your face time of trial and error and actually doing it.
Which one stands out for you? Or, what would you add to the list?