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Why A Plan Won’t Solve Your Problems

I never had a "plan"

The #1 request I get from prospects and clients is “I need a plan.”

A plan to get unstuck.

A plan to help me re-claim my life and have some semblance of balance.

A plan to get promoted and respected for the value I bring.

A plan to build my network so I can eventually start my own business.

A plan to enjoy work again.

Guess what? I NEVER had a plan to start my own business.

Being an entrepreneur had never been a dream of mine. I never intentionally made choices to lead me to this destination.

Yet I’m now certain that this is what I was meant to do with my life.

Furthermore, I know that all of my previous work experiences prepared me to get to this point.

It’s not that I don’t believe in planning because I do.

In my everyday life, I’m a huge planner with a daily To Do list. I’m also one of the least spontaneous people I know. 🙂

But a plan is really just some words written down on a piece of paper. Anyone can do that.

To really create something meaningful that will stick and be executable requires much deeper work.

Creating that kind of plan is not quick or easy.

It requires you to take a hard look at what’s working and what’s not.

It requires you to be honest about what’s holding you back and why you have certain fears.

It requires a self-awareness and openness to understand your talents and where you can best utilize them.

It requires you to make hard choices and sometimes let go of the “safe” option and take a risk.

This kind of plan is not a check-the-box activity.

It can be uncomfortable and bring up a lot of “stuff”…

“Stuff” many of us don’t really want to deal with.

And that can be hard.

Believe me, I know.

That’s why my digital coaching program is designed to culminate in a 90-day action plan and 6-month strategic plan AFTER I support you through some of that messy work around the “stuff”.

Once you put in the time to deal with the “stuff”, the planning part isn’t so hard.

Originally published at www.mosaicgrowth.com

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