Last year I did something that completely changed the trajectory of my business.
I stopped listening to everybody.
There are plenty of “gurus” out there talking about this social media hack or that launch strategy. I was addicted to lead magnets and free downloads. True, I learned a lot from the free advice available everywhere…
But it also held me back.
Trying to patch together advice from different experts was exhausting and time-consuming, but I did it for over a decade. …
In 2016 I quit the most “normal” job I’d ever had. The previous year-and-a-half I had split my time between the desk and the lecture platform. It was stressful and ultimately just not a great fit.
I’d always struggled to fit in.
That spring I found myself adrift. I knew I didn’t want another day job, but the entrepreneurial project I had started as a high-schooler had never grown enough to actually sustain me. I couldn’t just go back to that.
Thankfully I hadn’t been brought up to believe that I had to be “normal” in order to be successful so 2016 ended up being the most pivotal year of my life to date. …
You’ve seen the advice: Keep a journal! It’ll help you make more money, get a better job, improve your relationships—it will change your life!
Why not try it?
You will never know what journaling might do for you unless you give it a go. So go!
Ultimately journaling is simply recording your thoughts. …