So you are freaking out about ‘I can see where I am now - which is nothing that I want - I can see where I want to get to... but I have no idea how to actually bridge that gap’.
And it can be really overwhelming because of the idea of "building a business" is massive. There are so many moving pieces, there is so much to think about. So many different strategies and different ideas.
It can be really, really stressful.
So when you get to that stage, you are stressing and you are overwhelmed. You almost can’t even take a step forward because you are so stressed about everything.
I found that I had let my old corporate habits creep in for the last few months. I’d started working 9 to 5 again. My tasks would somehow stretch to fill that time, which is ridiculous.
It’s just a mindset thing, right?
I just I felt I was busy, I felt I had a lot to do, and so I found things to spend my time on.
So today, I am going to lounge beside the pool - it’s one of the benefits of living in a hot country is that you get to actually use the pool. I cannot imagine I could do this in the UK, but it is a nice benefit of being here!
One of the first things I do when clients are working with me is to have them go through all of their current responsibilities. Obviously, working, domestic stuff - if they’ve got kids, interests they have and finding out a way to fit their life together and incorporate 5 hours a week that is required actually for the business.
She was saying, she finds it hard really to outsource anything because she is the breadwinner of her family - her husband actually does the cooking and picking up the kids from school so she can work all the time.