No doubt you’ve heard the axiom, “a business is like a baby.” If you’ve had the experience with both you know that this axiom is true. Just like your baby, your business is constantly on your mind. A baby grows stronger and healthier because of a regular schedule. Eat, sleep, poop are the rhythms of life that helps baby to flourish.
Well, your business may not eat, sleep and poop but it also requires a regular schedule-a rhythm to help it to flourish- as well. Some critical elements of a regular schedule consists of:
- Quiet time to process thoughts
- Time for writing
- Time for creating
- Time for learning
- Time for planning
- Time for processing paperwork
- Regular business coaching
- A weekly mastermind
A business schedule helps you to remain calm about the ups and downs. Just like with baby, no matter how erratic your life may be, you make sure that you do not interrupt baby’s schedule. Why, because you know that he needs a regular schedule to grow healthy.
The most important rhythm in my business schedule is my regular business coaching call and my mastermind group call. My business coaching call for my business is like a regularly scheduled doctor’s visit for baby. It helps me to stay focused on my goals. If you have a business coach, you know that once a week there will be someone to talk to who cares about your success and her only agenda is to see you succeed. When you have ideas and decisions circulating in your head but can’t come to a conclusion, a business coaching call will help you to prioritize and determine the best ones for you.
My mastermind group is with Lynn Terry’s Self Starters Elite Group. She is awesome and her group forum is exceptional! Many of them I have met at conferences but even without meeting them they are generous with their knowledge and willingness to help. There’s no way I would have continued navigating through the confusion of internet marketing without them. Having an entire GROUP of people to support you is critical and should be scheduled into your business.
Many moms run their business like a hobby; they do what they can do when they can do it. Do not be named among them! Give your business the time and attention that it deserves by putting it on a regular schedule so that it can grow up to be a big, strong man business.
If you’re looking for a business coach to help you get focused, set realistic, non-limiting goals and carry you off to your success then contact me and we’ll get your business scheduled.