Scott’s Thoughts

A story from 2018 (+ a bank statement, )…

This was a bank statement from 2018, for a single month…

I share it with you…
because if you look closely you’ll notice.

Past the “impressive” number is…
the reality of so many Entrepreneurs.

Make a lot.
Keep almost nothing.

The number of Entrepreneurs I see on a weekly basis that is living some
reality that I knew FAR too well in 2018…

It hurts
and it inspires me to do a better job helping Entrepreneurs…

See…

There are entirely different skills as an Entrepreneur.

Getting work done… a skill.
Getting paid for your work… a skill.
Getting paid A LOT for your work… a skill.

Keeping what you make… a skill.
Saving what you make… a skill.
Investing what you make… a skill.

Nearly no one teaches these skills…
because most people are only good at 1 or 2 of them.

The most stressful experience as an Entrepreneur…
is to finish a month…
or even finish a year…

and feel like…
“Was that even worth it?”
You may of hit the number you wanted…
You may have hit the number of followers… clients… team members..

… whatever # matters to you …

But if your business doesn’t feel like it’s giving energy BACK to you…

It’s a business that will eventually not work.

In 2018, I learnt that first hand.

While I had an amazing business.
While I had an amazing team.
While I had amazing results.

On paper, it was amazing.
Turning nothing into something.

If you end the month…
or the year…
or the series of years…

And it doesn’t “add up”?

I’ve found you either…

1). Aren’t in alignment
2). Are letting your ego get the best of you
3). Don’t understand forward financial management
4). Or the pillars of your business aren’t aligned & working

Most of the time.
It’s at least 2 of those 4.

No matter where you are financially right now…

Don’t ever under-estimate how important it is to look at your business
and feel the energetic flow BACK to you.

Some years that might mean money…
it might mean feeling progress…
it might mean feeling massive impact…

But…
A business that can answer YES to all those 4?

That’s the winner.
And when an Entrepreneur
becomes a true Business Owner and Investor.

And when an Entrepreneur becomes those things.
They truly have the ability to impact themselves & the world instead of
riding the rollercoaster 😉

  • Scott

P.S. If you want to discover how to achieve alignment in your business, check out this masterclass I did about The Harmony Triangle.

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