Would you leave your home without your pants on?

Probably not.

… and likely chances are if you did, you’d get some undesirable results: awkward glares, head shakes of shame, frightened faces, etc.

That’s what having a vision and jumping into action without having an action plan is like.

Unless you want to end up beating yourself up over all the things you should have done, and feeling frightened about looking into the future because vacations, days off, monthly massages, dinner dates, etc. seem impossible…

You need a plan!

You’ll likely feel like you need to take action right away, probably because you’re so overwhelmed, overworked, and practically running on coffee fumes it’ll seem nearly impossible to find time to do anything other than try to catch up.

Business owners run themselves ragged.

9 times out of 10 it’s because they’re taking tons of haphazard action, trying to feel accomplished.

Instead, they’re mostly doing busy-work and it’s digging them into a hole of overwhelm and dry spells.

That’s the exact reason you need to put a S-T-R-A-T-E-G-I-C action plan in place.

One that has your end result in mind. That caters to what you most want and need out of your business while serving your clients in the highest, most authentic & powerful way.

And how do you create a strategic action plan?

I thought you’d never ask…

You work backwards, of course! (psst… that’s why last week I wrote a blog about vision a.k.a. goals)

Have the end goal in mind. Know your desired result.

Not just the numbers your working towards, but exactly how you’ll feel when you’ve reached that goal.

Don’t just imagine the result for you. Know exactly how you want your potential clients to feel and what they’ll experience from participating with you.

Work Backwards.

Start with the end result and ask yourself “What steps do I need to take to get there?”

Keep asking yourself that until you have an action plan for this week.

No matter what you have going on today, if any part of this email struck a chord with you (you know who you are), make time to take your goals and create your strategic action plan.

Make sure you set goals that will allow you to win! Winning gives you energy to move onward to your next goals. Don’t set yourself up with goals that beat you down, that you can’t possibly accomplish.

Otherwise, you’ll end up with a big pile of unsuccess to add to your already big pile of self-criticism (caused by your laundry list of should-have-done’s).

Let That Shit Go!

Write down your backwards strategic action plan today and share it with me. I’d love to hold that support for you.

I wanna hear all about it.

Comment below and let me know what you’re going to do this week to strategically achieve your results (no more “wingin’ it”).

You and I both know working long hours away from your loved ones is no good for your relationships and it’s certainly no good for your bank account.

Until next time… BE PASSIONATE!

Dana

PS: If you’re having a hard time figuring out the right strategic plan for you (because there are many ways to cook an egg), click here now to contact me and I’d love to brainstorm which one would work best for you.

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