The emotional energy it takes to grow your business.
So you a have started out with a calling, a movement and an action that is delightful to you; you had a great idea and a thought inside your head and you turned it into a business. You may have grown organically, responding as you go, or had a well thought out plan laid down with intricate detail. But you decided this is the thing, this is how I am going to grow my business, this is going to be my future livelihood and I will be successful.
So, you have invested your time, money and energy into this thing that drives you.
The emotional roller-coaster that is about to ensue!
What should I be looking at right now?
Its been a whirlwind of a two a week period. Collectively we have gone into shock and disbelief at what is unfolding before us. Business owners and self-employed individuals are trying to track the fast pace of changes and some are facing stark realities. I have held many conversations this last week about how my clients are going to ‘hold’ their businesses in a kind of stasis with the will and the capacity to pick up again after lock down. Many businesses and individuals are relying on grants and the release of funding from the government to survive but there is a long and difficult wait to even get to that.
We are at where we are at!
It happens and it happens to the best of us even when we have good intentions.
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