Hey guys sorry for the long break but I am back…new and improved! I kept myself busy for tax season, gained some tax clients, and Manion & Associates actually made some profit. I finally accepted that I should be proud of what I have accomplished in a few short months and stopped beating myself up. I decided to let everything go including all of my insecurities, self-made pressures, and self-doubt that only I was putting on myself. I threw myself out there with 100%, gained some confidence, and already learned a lot. I also decided to allow myself to enjoy life for a bit and appreciate this time I get to spend with family, friends, and finding myself. And I found after doing this, business and opportunities found me. I got out and met people and the relationships grew naturally.
I also spent a lot of time with my mentors and exploring meetups. Having great people in your life to bounce off ideas, receive feedback, and to ask advice really makes a difference and has helped me tremendously. I attended an all female meetup a few weeks back where they have monthly mastermind and goal setting meetings. I got a chance to ask other women about how to grow my business and got great feedback. It is at this meetup while hearing these other successful women tell me how impressed they were with what I have done so far that I let it sink in and actually listened to compliments about myself. It is also where for the first time I actually sat down and put some goals into writing. One of my career goals was to gain 2 clients after tax season. And my personal goals were to work on personal growth everyday and release negative thoughts.
4 days after writing these I had 2 client meetings and I am happy to say that I now have a food truck client and I am also working with a famous entertainer! I have followed and enjoyed this entertainer’s career for a while now so to actually get to meet her in person and be a part of her team is still surreal to me….I was super nervous and star struck! And the reason why she reached out to me was because she happened to stumble across this very blog and read one of my many emotional posts I was dealing with. It’s a crazy world!
I also finally received my degree in the mail too! It got beat up during shipping so I had to request another one but just seeing it reminded me of how hard I have worked and how far I have come. This baby was also paid for along the way….it took me 3 long years to complete while working full time and paying when I could but damn it I am proud!
So I am going to continue what I have been doing….getting out to meetups, checking in with my mentors, building relationships, writing out monthly attainable goals, and sending out good karma that will come back to me. I am going to take it one month at a time so I don’t get overwhelmed. I am not going to stress myself out and I am going to enjoy the entrepreneur life!
I will also be hitting up my fitness and weight goals….I want to lose some pounds for the summer so I will be focusing heavily on my food and workouts. Both the hubs and I are going to do a strictly whole foods diet for a month cutting out all the processed junk including alcohol. Not having beer for a month is going to be hard but we are determined to see some results! Get ready for a ton of posts on these subjects and thanks for sticking with me!