You Can Create Whatever You Want

Reflection of the Week

You Can Create Whatever You Want

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’re already getting started on a relaxing and restorative holiday weekend.

I had a really fun conversation this week with clients on their way to achieving a goal they’ve always dreamed of – $1M in net income a year – much faster than they ever thought possible. It reminded me that as a mission-driven business owner, you hold the power to shape your business and your life.

Your business and your money are tools that can help you create whatever life you envision. The potential is boundless, whether it’s financial freedom, a thriving community, or a legacy that lasts generations. Here’s how you can harness this power by focusing on abundance, eliminating limiting beliefs, and daring to dream big.


Abundance vs. Scarcity Mindsets

The foundation of creating the life you want begins with your mindset. An abundance mindset is the belief that there are enough resources and opportunities for everyone. This mindset empowers you to take risks, invest in your business, and seize opportunities. In contrast, a scarcity mindset is rooted in the fear that resources are limited, which can lead to fear-based decision-making and missed opportunities.


Embracing Abundance

  1. Focus on Growth: Believe in the growth potential of your business. Rather than dwelling on current limitations, envision how your business can expand and evolve.
  2. Collaborate and Share: Engage with other entrepreneurs and share resources. An abundance mindset thrives on collaboration, not competition.
  3. Celebrate Wins: Recognize and celebrate every success, no matter how small. This process reinforces the belief that success breeds more success.

Overcoming Scarcity

  1. Challenge Negative Thoughts: Whenever you find yourself thinking there isn’t enough (money, time, opportunities), challenge that thought. Ask yourself if it’s genuinely accurate and what evidence you rely on for that belief.
  2. Educate Yourself: Knowledge is power. The more you learn about business strategies and financial management, the more confident you’ll feel in creating abundance.
  3. Practice Gratitude: Regularly acknowledge what you have and what you’ve achieved. Gratitude shifts focus from what’s lacking to what’s plentiful.

Getting Rid of Limiting Beliefs

Limiting beliefs are the internal narratives that tell us what we can and cannot achieve. These beliefs often stem from past experiences, societal conditioning, or fear of failure. It’s crucial to identify and dismantle these barriers to create the life you want.

Identifying Limiting Beliefs

  1. Self-Reflection: Reflect on your beliefs about money and success. Are there any recurring negative thoughts?
  2. Seek Feedback: Talk to mentors, peers, or advisors. Sometimes, others can see our limiting beliefs more clearly than we can.
  3. Write It Down: Document your thoughts and feelings about your business and finances. Writing can help clarify subconscious beliefs.

Dismantling Limiting Beliefs

  1. Reframe Your Thoughts: Replace negative beliefs with positive affirmations. Instead of saying, “I can’t manage finances,” say, “I am learning to manage finances effectively.”
  2. Take Action: Prove your limiting beliefs wrong by taking small, consistent actions towards your goals. Ask yourself, “What is the next, best action I can take?” Each success weakens the power of limiting beliefs.
  3. Visualize Success: Regularly visualize yourself achieving your goals. Visualization can help rewire your brain to believe in new possibilities.

Dreaming Big

Dreaming big is about setting ambitious goals and believing in your ability to achieve them. It’s about envisioning a future that excites and motivates you, regardless of how far-fetched it may seem now. As my clients learned, that goal is likely much closer than you think.


Setting Big Goals

  1. Think Beyond Today: Consider what you want your life and business to look like in 5, 10, or 20 years. What impact do you want to have?
  2. Be Specific: The more specific your goals, the easier they are to plan for and achieve. Instead of saying, “I want to be successful,” define what success looks like to you.
  3. Break It Down: Big dreams can feel overwhelming. Break them into smaller, actionable steps you can start working on today.

Staying Motivated

  1. Surround Yourself with Positivity: Engage with a community of like-minded individuals who inspire and support your dreams.
  2. Celebrate Milestones: Recognize and reward yourself for progress. Each milestone brings you closer to your big dreams.
  3. Stay Flexible: Be open to change and adapt your plans as needed. The path to big dreams is rarely linear, and flexibility will help you navigate challenges. Build, measure, and learn.

You can create whatever life you desire through your business and finances. By cultivating an abundance mindset, eliminating limiting beliefs, and dreaming big, you can unlock endless possibilities. Remember, your business is not just a source of income—it’s a tool for shaping your future and leaving a lasting impact. Embrace your potential and start building the life you envision today.


Questions of the Week

  • What’s one goal you’ve always wanted to achieve but have been too afraid to say out loud?
  • What’s keeping you from pursuing that dream?
  • What small step can you take today to get closer to that dream?

Reminder of the Week

You can create whatever you want! If you’d like some help or guidance around that, check out the following books: