When I first set out as an entrepreneur, I didn’t have any real schedule or routine. After ten years as a Court Advocate, a strict and rigid routine was the last thing I wanted. I wanted freedom.
Freedom to breath. Freedom to be me. And Freedom to go to a Yoga class whenever I wanted.
But sometimes that Freedom can be false lived. After my initial ‘rebellion’ from routine, I began to feel my freedom disappear when I felt like I should be working on my business every day, night and at weekends.
Maybe that sounds familiar to you?
Whilst working every hour may work for a short while, it’s not sustainable in the long term and if you’re like me – I wanted to escape the shackles of never having any time for anything else but work. I love what I do but when freedom is a core value, that has to be at the heart of everything I do.
What I soon began to realise is that routine is crucial for success on my terms. It’s crucial for self care. And it is crucial for a high level service based business such as coaching.
So here are my top ten tips of how you can get stuck in with a malleable routine in your business :
The key I’ve found is to have a routine or schedule which is malleable to allow intuition, flow and creation to kick in. These top ten tips collected by me over time from coaches, conversations and collaborations will allow you to have more freedom in your life and business.