Where I’ve been for the last 2 months
You may remember that I re-launched my coaching program in September, after taking the last ~ 2 years away from coaching, for maternity leave.
I was really looking forward to getting back to the live interaction and immediate gratification that comes from working directly with clients to start and grow a business you love, that supports and elevates all other areas of your life.
Well, due to a miscalculation on my part, and other circumstances beyond my control...
- I ended up getting a better response to my free coaching session offer than I'd expected, and
- I lost my babysitter to increased homework-load, as she switched to a better quality school this year that makes higher demands on her time.
Good for her, by the way.
So needless to say, I was unable to fulfill all of the free strategy session requests, AND the weekly calls I had set up for the Mastermind Coaching program are no longer possible until I make other childcare arrangements.
Bottom line is, I'm back to product creation and email coaching until further notice.
Now, I don't tell this story to complain, or to get sympathy, or to excuse my absence. I should have planned for all possible circumstances, and I should have had a backup plan in place, before taking on the additional responsibility and workload.
I do tell this story to illustrate that even people who are supposed to have their "stuff" together... often don't. Everyone miscalculates, everyone makes mistakes, everyone handles things in a less than ideal manner from time to time.
Even super successful people (not talking about me, here) make plans that end up failing big time. EVERYONE experiences obstacles and setbacks.
The difference between the super successful people and everyone else is that the successful people adjust, adapt, and expand their plans to work around these obstacles. I'm reminded of a quote from Napoleon Hill:
“The majority of people meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”-- Napoleon Hill
So to make a long story shorter, I created new plans.
And I'll be revealing those plans to you over the next few weeks. I think you will be very interested in what I have to share.
For sticking with me through all of this, I have some extra gifts for you. I won't promise a delivery date yet, since they're still in development, but let's just say this entire holiday season will be one of constant giving from me to you. It's all part of the new plan, and the "new me."
If you'd like to learn a little more about that right now, check out my October 3rd blog post, Taking my Own Advice and Stretching My Neck Out.
If you have any questions, please send me a message on Facebook and I'll respond ASAP. Chances are if you have questions, so do other people. So the resulting "Comments" exchange could be very helpful for everyone.
Take care, and I'll be in touch very soon.
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