For a couple of years, I have practiced the daily discipline of reciting “I AM” statements as I start my day. These are empowering words about myself; some are true, most are not, but my goal in reciting them out loud every day is to make them true.
With so much time on our hands and so many lifestyle changes due to sheltering in place this year, we have had the opportunity to clean out closets, get to those projects we kept putting off, and dream about our futures. Many who commuted for years have been able to work from home, and now many of those people hope to never go back to commuting. While it is true that we miss so many things about our “normal” life, there are some benefits to the year.
Anyone else feeling a little grumpy on the inside? 2020 is definitely one for the history books, and right about now, I think we are all wishing this year was history. Now as if to add insult to injury, the election is heating up, and we have that to consider too. How do we survive and even thrive when there is so much fear, uncertainty and negativity all around us?
Exploring franchise opportunities is like a courtship leading to a marriage that when you work with the Daly Coach begins with a blind date. In 18 years of helping thousands of people fall in and out of love with franchise opportunities, the fastest I’ve ever seen a marriage proposal happen is in 19 days.
I know many people won’t see any opportunity to start a business in the near future, and so if that’s you, please just tuck this away for when you are ready. This newsletter is for those who know that on the other side of great opposition is an even greater opportunity. If you want to own a business in the next 3,6,12 months, you have to begin planning now. Starting a business does not happen overnight.