Episode 8 - Don't Be Stuck
This is the Wake To Make podcast where we support you, the maker, so your making can support you. We’re a husband and wife team inspiring, empowering and equipping makers, just like you, to show you how to design your lives in such a way that your art works as hard as you do and to come along side you to build a thriving creative business.
EPISODE 8: WHY YOU DON’T MOVE FORWARD & HOW TO CHANGE
What is holding you back from living the life you want? Is it fear, a false sense of duty, your outward appearance, guilt or your inward self-worth? We are delving deep into the reasons you may feel held back from pursuing the life you want and the steps you can take to move forward and grow a successful business.
With 5 – 6 years invested in growing our own business, we’re here to tell you that YOU CAN live the life you want and we’re sharing some tips to help youdo exactly that. Building a business requires patience, faithfulness and taking small steps every day to achieve your end goal. You can do it and you should do it because the world needs what you make.
As Zac mentions in today’s episode, you can spend all your time working extremely hard to preserve what you already have, or you can invest your time into building and generating a future that you want. Which will it be?
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DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF:
Fear is probably the main emotion they experience when they think about changing up their lifestyle – Lilah
People are afraid of going backwards at all - backwards in your level of comfort or lifestyle you currently have - Zac
Every single idea and company and great big brand you see, started as one person that had one idea and continued to feed it and then built a team and then built a business. It all started with this one idea. – Lilah
The fact that it’s not gaining traction right away doesn’t mean that it’s a failure. It just means you’re on the road – Zac
It doesn’t just fall in your lap and you have a business and clients and a great brand that you’ve established. It very small faithful steps that you’re taking to get it there – Lilah
Just keep going – Zac
I decided to do one thing every day to move my business forward, to network with someone, to do something that I knew was going to put me in the right direction and that got compounded when I hired a business coach. – Lilah
First step (when starting a business) is to pick your end goal – Zac
Step two (when starting a business) is to find a WHY because that’s where you’re going to draw from, that’s going to be the well that you’re tapping to get that motivation – Zac
Step three (when starting a business) is to find out how will you get there, what steps will you take – Zac
It doesn’t have to be a transformation that happens overnight, it can be this steady path towards growth – Lilah
It takes years to see results – Lilah
People aren’t willing to take the small steps because they can’t just have it all at the same time or they feel like they’re not able to possess it ever – Lilah
Even when there’s something better to be had, there’s still a slight chance they could go backward so they don’t push forward – Lilah
About the Wake to Make Movement: The Wake to Make Movement was created to inspire and empower makers and artists like you, to design your lives in such a way that your art works as hard as you do and to come alongside you to build your thriving creative business.
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