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You Are Your Business

We’re more than halfway through #30daystorise – a 30-Day opportunity for you to actually walk your talk, rise up and claim the life and business you say you want.

Less than two weeks until doors close on my new program, Game-Changer, where you learn to build a bulletproof mindset, and stake your claim in your industry.

The truth is you do know how, you are an expert and your bullshit fear is holding you back.

Today, we’re talking about procrastination – and how to do it the right way.

Tool #7: Procrastinate (the right way)

Women are rockstars at nurturing others. The majority actually get off on taking care of their loved ones. We like being needed – and for the most part, we have no problem ignoring our own needs in favor of someone else’s.

I’m NOT saying all women are built this way. But 99% of the women I have served in the last 11 years operate from that place.

We can talk about the cultural catastrophe that created that later.

Today, I want you to notice something important: In general, we have no problem ignoring our own needs in favor of someone else’s.

This is a two-fold issue for the woman entrepreneur.

1 – You are your business. So if you’re not well-rested, well-fed and feeling good, you aren’t at full power. Meaning, you aren’t serving your clients at your best and you’re definitely not showing up at your best. (Hello, visibility.)

2 – I repeat: You are your business. So if you are neglecting yourself, you are automatically neglecting your business. You’re not putting out your best content or being your best as a coach. You’re being as mindful of your finances, staff, social media presence, and a million other little things that slip through the cracks when we’re tired and cranky.

Ergo, if you’re serious about dominating your industry, you have to learn to say no.

Let me be extraordinarily clear: I am NOT advocating you don’t feed your kids. They put people in jail for that shit.

But you can certainly say no to some things. I used to hang a sign on my office door: “Mom is busy. Do not knock unless it’s an emergency.”And you can say no to parties, TV, mindless scrolling on social media, and even dinner out with a spouse when you know you have a deadline looming.

I don’t regret missing a TV series or a spontaneous night out with friends. But I DO regret the times I could have worked a little bit harder, spent a little more time bettering myself – choosing to put me and my goals first.

Say no to the things that don’t matter. Procrastinate THOSE things. Invest fully in yourself now. Because you will regret not having the results if you don’t.

How to know if you have this tool:

  • What did you do this week that won’t matter in several years (or even next week)?
  • How often do you say no to things that don’t matter?
  • How often do you put off working on your business because someone else “needs” you?

How to implement this tool:

  • Make a list of all the activities you participate in that aren’t going anywhere. (Movies, parties, dishes, things someone else can handle for you.)
  • Next write a list of things that you know must take priority NOW – and look at it often.
  • Every day, question what you’re doing. Which list is it on? You don’t want to be looking back, regretting what you could have done.

You have 14 days until Game-Changer closes. Make sure you invest in yourself, stretch, grow, learn and become a better version of you. Don’t try to do it alone.

I’ll walk you through building a bulletproof success mindset, step by step. It’s about having a plan and a system to guide you. It’s about breaking down old patterns, holding yourself accountable and consistently choosing to rise.

Let’s make it happen.

Get a spot in Game-Changer here.

– Becky

Don’t Stop Now

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We’re up to tool #6 in #30daystorise.

Today is all about persistence. ‘Cause it matters if you just won’t quit. (See what I did there?)

Make this your theme song. Seriously.

Tool #6: Be freakishly persistent

In August 1977, Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman were interviewed together by New York Times journalist Susan Braudy. The two had co-written the Oscar-winning screenplay for “Annie Hall.”

During the interview, Brickman said, “I have learned one thing. As Woody says, ‘Showing up is 80 percent of life.’ Sometimes it’s easier to hide home in bed. I’ve done both.”

The simplicity and depth of those words is remarkable.

How many people stop after it gets hard? When results don’t come fast enough? Or not in the way we planned?

How many fall into the depths of mental hell, full of despair, dashed hopes and self-pity?

It’s easy to stay in bed. Anyone can do that.

It’s much harder to actually have your own back.

The truth is life happens and we often have zero control over shitty events and outcomes. But we always get to choose whether or not we show up.

If you have the patience and persistence to move through difficulty, you will eventually win. (Again, it matters if you just won’t quit.)

How many people start online businesses and close up shop in less than year? How many podcasts, blogs, YouTube channels are started, and just as suddenly stopped?

But if you keep taking steps – especially when you don’t feel like it – you’ll regain momentum.

How to know if you are using this tool:

  • In your life, where have you given up too early?
  • Right now, what circumstances or events are hard to deal with? Are you thinking about walking away?

How to implement this tool:

  • Your task today is simple: Remind yourself you won’t stop. No matter what, you will show up. All in is all in is all in.

– Becky

P.S. Game-Changer starts April 8. This is my brand new 12-week program, where I help you create use tools like this to craft a bulletproof success mindset. It’s for serious players. Once you master yourself, and commit to showing up as you 100% of the time, you can’t lose. Check it out. Doors close in less than two weeks.

P.P.S. If you haven’t yet, be sure to join my private Facebook community, Tune In. Turn On., where I show up live to go in-depth with everything I’m sharing in the series.