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My business partner Janine Kaucher and I have attended several of Louise’s business coaching programs over the years and have found them to be very beneficial to our business’ success. Louise is very good at getting business owners to focus on goal setting and planning for growth. Platinum Coaching with Louise helped us grow our business by over 25% in 12 months. The accountability and direction Louise provided were central to our success and we would recommend Creative Resources highly to businesses seeking growth.
Deborah Elver, CPA
Clear View Business Solutions, LLC
Inspiration for You and Your Business
Keep in mind that neither success
nor failure is ever final."--Roger Babson
Realistic Workload: Better Results
"You can do it," rings the battle cry of Super Entrepreneur. "You can do it all and you can do it all perfectly!"
Is this what you tell yourself? When we think that must do all the work required in our business and do it perfectly, we are setting ourselves up for burn out, and worse. We can destroy our health, family life and if we are not careful, the very business we so very much want to keep going with all this effort and perfection.
The quest to do well, to do better, is natural and an admirable goal for all of us. No one wants to think that they aren't doing what is needed and expected and that their effort or results are mediocre. "Yeah, I passed, barely," is not the stuff we want to brag about.
So in our business ventures, somewhere between barely passable and crazy, over-worked perfectionism, is a sweet spot, where we are proud of what we accomplish and we are not so overworked that we can't enjoy our own success.
This sweet spot is different for every person and the good news is that you CAN find it and learn to live there.
What is required is some serious down time, to actually think about it. What is most important for you, the business owner to do in your business? Are you trusting others to do what they do best to support you? What do you need to let go of permanently? What do you need to add...could it be more time to recoup and think strategically?
Only you know what is best for you at this time, in these circumstances. So back off a bit, let go of the nagging voice that says, "Do more, and more and more,and do it perfectly," and vow to do what is best for you and your business in the long term. My guess is that you will find that you don't have to work as hard as you think you do to reach your goals and I can almost guarantee that you will be much happier along the way