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Time is Short

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Your Clock is Ticking!

Maybe It's Time to Make Changes in Your Business.

Hello, small business owners!
Tracy here... 😀

I know you're busy bees, working hard to make your businesses successful.
But I want to talk to you about something really important – TIME.
Time is an expensive and precious resource.

The clock is ticking for all of us.
We all think we have more time.

Think about it? We all say these things…
"I’ll get to it later."    
"I will make that budget next week."
"I will take time off next month."
"I’ll look at the month end reports next week."
"I’ll clean out the “thing” next week."

The tasks “to-do” are mounting up and your time is slipping away.

It's time to take a step back and assess where you are.
Have you clarified what you actually want? In business and life?
Schedule the time and do it.
Then figure out how to make the changes necessary to create that future.
The time to act is NOW!

First - Understand How Much Time You Have

Start by thinking about how much time you have left.
Imagine you live until you're 80 years old.
If you're 40 years old now, that means you have approximately 40 years left.
It may sound like a long time, but when you break it down, it's not that much.
You sleep 1/3 of that time away.
So... Every day, every week, every month counts.

Use this Equation to calculate your days left.

80 - AGE X 365 X .67 = # days left

Second - Take Stock

Now that you KNOW how many days a re likely left, what do you want to do with them? 
Do You Love your Life? Feel Stuck? Ready to Retire?
Do you ever find yourself hating your business or feeling burnt out?
Maybe you're at a stage where you're ready to retire and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Well, my friend, the time is NOW to create a plan for next part of your life. Maybe to exit your business.

Life is too short to spend it unhappy or unfulfilled.
It's time to take control and make a change.

Assess Your Life and Business

Take a deep breath.
Get out a pad and pencil.
And assess your life and your business.
Ask yourself:
Are you truly happy with what you're doing?
Is your business thriving, or are you struggling to keep up?
Will you look back and regret wasting time?
What would you change if you could?

Take a moment to reflect on your goals, dreams, and aspirations. Are you on the right path to achieving them?
If not, it's time to make a change.

Make A Plan

Now that you've calculated your time left, and acknowledged the need for change, it's time to create a plan.

1. Start by identifying your goals 
What do you want to achieve in your business and personal life?
Whether it's finding a new passion, reducing your workload, or preparing for retirement, set clear objectives.

2. Next, break down your plan into actionable steps.
What specific changes do you need to make to reach your goals?
Do you need to revamp your marketing strategy, hire additional staff, or explore new revenue streams?
Determine the necessary actions and set realistic timelines to keep yourself accountable. 
And get you the life you WANT.

3. Seeking Support
Remember, you don't have to navigate this journey alone.
Seek support from mentors, business coaches, or industry experts who can guide you along the way.
Surround yourself with a network of like-minded individuals who can offer advice, encouragement, and fresh perspectives.

4.Embrace Change
Change can be daunting, but it's often necessary for growth and personal fulfillment.
Embrace this opportunity to step out of your comfort zone!
Explore new possibilities.
Be open to learning, adapting, and evolving.
Remember, it's  never too late to make a change and create a brighter future.

5. Take Action Now
Procrastination is the enemy of progress.
Don't put off making changes in your business or your life.
Every day that passes is a day you can't get back.
Start taking action now, one step at a time. 
Commit to making the necessary changes to improve your business and achieve the life you deserve.
And celebrate every step along the way.

Small business owners, time is precious, and it's slipping away.
Don't let another day go by without making the changes you need to succeed and find happiness.
Calculate the time you have left, assess your business, and create a plan to exit if that's what your heart desires.
Embrace change, seek support, and take action NOW.
Remember, the clock is ticking, and your future is waiting.

And Don't Forget.
You don't have to do it alone. 
We are here to help! 
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Hi, I'm Tracy Gunn

Co Founder of Exitable

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