It’s been a full year since my last blog post. I know, because it was my 2019 WOTY 😆 but I’m not going to let this get me down or crush my 2020 near year/new you (new decade) mindset! In my defense my 2019 WOTY was “present” and I think I accomplished that–especially in my family life.
Moving forward! My new WOTY is “CONNECT” and I’m so excited for the many opportunities this word has for me and my business.
I started working with a business coach in the fall of 2019 and we worked to really define what I want out of my business and work/life balance. I determined the best way I could define it, in a word, where it will ring true all year long is connection. Here are some ways I want to make connection happen in my business:
More in-person markets I only had the chance to show up in person once in 2019 and I love being able to communicate with my buyers and potential clients. I receive great feedback and hope to get out there again this spring!
The reach out I haven’t done “cold calls” or really any form of seeking my ideal clients in my business. Not even any real marketing! I had hoped (and it worked for a short time) that my clients would find me organically but after working with my coach I learned I need to be putting in the effort to get the clients that are the best fit for me.
Attend in-person conference I haven’t been to a conference since 2018 partly because of family life (babies) and partly because I didn’t feel ready to get what I wanted/needed out of them. I don’t know if family life will allow for one this year but I’m going to work towards it just in case! More on this in another blog post coming soon.
Show up digitally I’ve restarted my monthly newsletter, I’m feeling very optimistic about blogging now! and I want my whole website/purchasing, social media experience to feel effortless to make smooth connections.
New platforms! Maybe be a guest on a podcast, maybe a guest blog writer, new creative ways to collaborate with fellow bosses. I’m most excited for this last bullet because I want to make the time and space to come up with creative ways to CONNECT!
Do you have a Word of the Year? I love this time of year to set the planning for my business and projects I’m dreaming up. Some great posts on Word of the Year/ Year planning/ 2019 recaps. I don’t think I’ll do a recap post this year but I’m loving the posts from Paper + Oats and Spruce Rd.