You’ve heard it. That little voice in your head telling you that fall is coming, the kids will start school, life will get back to a normal routine, and you can get back to creating profits in your business. Maybe you have felt like you’ve dropped the ball, become defocused, or just had too much going on lately with summer life that you haven’t put the time into your business like you’d planned. Maybe you just feel like you’re stuck because summer got the best of you.
When my children were younger, I was like the mother eagle always nudging them out of their nest…or in other words, their comfort zone. I now try to do that very same thing with the people I coach. I try to encourage them, even pushing them at times to do things that feel like a risk or challenge them. Because I know that as they try things that were hard or uncomfortable, that soon those things would become easy and even a habit.
This post is a little personal. But I wanted to share it with you because it has made such a profound impact on me and how I look at overwhelming circumstances now. I don’t usually struggle with overwhelm too much because I have systems set up to get myself back on top of whatever it is that’s overwhelming me. But just recently I had events that instantly threw my life into chaos and overwhelm that I found myself struggling with.
I few weeks ago I was challenged to re-evaluate what I felt my strengths were. This made me think back to several years ago when I was going through my coaching certification. In that certification course, I did several exercises to uncover the hidden strengths I may not have not been aware of. One of those exercises was to ask several people who were fairly familiar with me what they felt were my 3 top strengths were,