Do you find that at the beginning of the year you start off with a big goal list. And then over time you find yourself spinning your wheels with overwhelm, resistance and distraction when it comes to actioning them?
Has the inspiration that fuelled your goals flatlined into uninspired action?
Have you begun to overanalyse and question everything you’ve set out to do?
Do any of these sound familiar?
If yes, then what can you do to become ‘unstuck’?
Here are 7 ways to help you to get back into your gorgeous groove.
1/ Know your outcome
When you’re planning what you want to achieve ensure that your intentions and goals are taking you closer to where you want to be. This means knowing what outcome you want for your business and life and having goals that are aligned with what you really want. This is linked to your purpose and your highest values. Are your goals truly coming from your heart or your head?
Do your goals appear to be aligned with the outcome you’re seeking?
2/Simplify your goals
A big to-list can lead to overwhelm. Therefore I recommend to my clients that they simplify their goals using the power of 3. That’s 3 goals for the coming year for their business, 3 personal goals and then break this down further to setting 3 goals over 90 days, then 3 goals a month and 3 goals each day. This method keeps you focused and works well if you link this to an overall theme for the year.
3/Take action even if you don’t feel inspired
It can be easy to fall into the trap of only taking action only when you feel inspired or feel called to do the work. The truth is that to move closer to your goals you have to keep taking persistent action. It’s similar to taking exercise. At first you’re motivated and then some days you won’t feel like exercising. The trick is to commit to it into your schedule and keep turning up for your exercise session. Usually once you begin you find your action mojo. The same applies when growing your business.
4/Take time to plan
Having a plan keeps you on track. There are various business planners that can help you to organise and prioritise your time. I recommend investing 20 mins at the end of each week to review and outline your goals for the coming week. I personally love the Daily Greatness Planners, especially their business planner.
5/ Get away from your working environment
The best ideas often come to mind when you’re not in your working environment. Go and take a walk or exercise. Spend time in nature. Do something creative. Cook a meal. Take a shower. Step away. It’s at these times when thinking less will give you more. It may come as a flash of inspiration or a ‘aha’ moment. The key is to make space for them.
6/Invest your time wisely
They say that 20% of your activities produces 80% of the meaningful results in your life.
What is your 20%?
What activities produce the best outcomes for you?
7/ Support and feedback from others
Support and accountability from other like-minded friends or peers is invaluable when you’re a solopreneur.
Seek out a business buddy who you can contact regularly to help keep you accountable to your goals. Or join a free or paid business mastermind group. These are groups where like-minded entrepreneurs (who are usually at similar stages in their business) come together with a common aim to help and support each other to grow their businesses.
Alternatively find a coach who can help you to see what’s possible, will support you to fulfil your true potential and will help you to get results in less time.
You can book a free 40 minute Clarity session to get a feel for how I work and what is possible for you. You can ask me anything. These Clarity sessions are 100% confidential and tailored specifically for you.
Until next time…