Over a year ago, managing the day-to-day operations of my business and schedule felt like a full-time job.
I was spending too much time scheduling, taming my calendar and doing admin work — time I could have spent with my husband, Mirabelle or doing something I love.
I needed the right support not only to keep my business going and make time for my life, but to actually grow and take my business to the next level.
‘Cause guess what, Mama? WE ACTUALLY CAN’T DO IT ALL.
And let’s be real: We really don’t want to.
I finally got a little outside help from my Mom and Lauren (my current right hand lady).
Lauren is a whiz at everything, particularly my schedule. She understands me, speaks my language and is totally brilliant.
She started doing all kinds of stuff. Scandals need to be handled, after all.
But what I needed her most for — my beast of a schedule — was something I resisted.
I needed support. It was very clear I couldn’t keep taming my own schedule.
It took me a few months to get onboard with this idea.
Because I was SCARED. Afraid my clients might not like it (not true; they actually love her and are thrilled I’m getting the support I need).
I was scared there would be, god forbid, MISTAKES. That I might LOOK BAD. It sounds so ridiculous and that’s what fear does. It tells us crazy stuff.
Finally, when I got sick and tired enough, I handed it over. I wish I’d done it three years ago: it’s the best thing I’ve done in my business in awhile.
For us to grow anywhere or in any way, we need to let go of control. We need to increase trust and support.
I REPEAT: You can’t do everything as an entrepreneur and a mama.
There’s just too much to do. And you know what? That crap gets in the way of my Luscious Commitments to myself, my business, my family, the world.
If there’s something we’re resisting, there’s an awesome opportunity in it.
Fear isn’t a good enough reason not to do the next right thing for you. Or say the thing that needs to be said.
What support are you resisting in your life, be it personally or professionally?
What would it take for you to pick something different today?
Until next time, keep that luscious heart.