Okay, so maybe your do-nothing inclinations look different than mine, but you know what I mean.
I’m not talking about the days where you just need a break and some personal time to yourself.
I’m talking about the days where you just are tired and don’t want to do anything. Those days when your business just seems like so-much-WORK.
Now these days can be a result of any number of things. Being overtired, coming up against your comfort zone, or it can be you’ve just ran out of oomph.
What do you do on those days? How do you get your momentum going again?
There are any number of things you can do. I even wrote a blog post a while ago on throwing yourself a pity party and there are a couple of great ideas there.
However today, I’m proposing something else.
I’m proposing a “motivation file” or “feel good file.”
Did you do the exercise in early December about where you’ll be in a year? Make a copy of it and put it in the file. (If you haven’t done that exercise, take some time and do it! And feel free to send it to me.)
Have you ever gotten a thank you note from a client or prospective client? Or maybe an email? The unsolicited kind are great mood lifters.
However, those testimonials that you’ve asked for are pretty great too (if you don’t have any you should! That should be part of your system with your clients).
Take those notes, print out those testimonials and put them in that file.
Now, anytime you’re find yourself with no oomph and want some momentum, pull out that file, read through it and remember that you have some pretty great goals and do some pretty great work. And you get to work with some pretty great people and they’re grateful that you’re there doing your work.
Feeling good? Heck yeah!
What else will you put in your “feel good file”?