7 ways to identify you’re too comfortable to be successfull in business

Linda Business, Efficiency, Mindset Leave a Comment

Becoming “too comfortable” is similar to plateauing. If you feel like you’ve plateaued in a certain area of your life then it’s time to shake it up. You might be constantly asking yourself, “What can I do better? ” “How can I be better at my job, my relationship blah blah… ”

I was once challenged by a coach, I was frustrated, I wanted to be more successful, more dynamic, earn more ££, but that success just evaded me. I was frustrated, cross with myself and didn’t seem able to crack the code. She told me I didn’t want it enough. I was too comfortable! WHAT???

Once the initial anger settled – how flippin dare she! Then came the tears – my tears of frustration. Frustration with the situation and myself. She went on (yes taking no prisoners) that I was too comfortable, I lived in a nice home, we had nice things etc and if I couldn’t pay my mortgage, couldn’t put food on the table at the end of the month I’d work harder, be more determined and do what was needed – no matter what!

I was cross – how could I work any harder? I was cross, defiant even, and yet once I’d slept on it I realised she was totally right. Damm her! 🙂

So if you’re reading this and you’re frustrated with your situation take a long hard look at what you’re doing and more importantly HOW you’re expending your energy.

So if any of the following 7 examples resonate with you take a long good look about how serious you are…

  1. I’ll do it (whatever IT is) tomorrow.
  2. I don’t want to bother anyone.
  3. I’m just too busy to do that.
  4. There’s always next month!
  5. I’ll just do the washing /the ironing / tidy up my office and desk space before I get started.
  6. I need a day off for me.
  7. There’s not a lot of time to work once I’ve got back from the school run, been to the gym. I don’t get started until about 10:30 and I’ve got to think about picking the children up again from about 2:30pm

Now if you’re reading this and cursing me, please be aware that I was a single mum of 2 little girls when they were 2& 4 (they are now 21 & 18) and I was a single mum for about 9 years. So I really do know what I am talking about and how hard it is to juggle everything.

So if you’re still cross, but now you’re cross or frustrated with the 7 examples above then please take a long hard look at WHY you are in business. It’s probably time to get comfortable with being uncomfortable!

On the bright side if you are still serious about getting uncomfortable and getting more serious about your business give me a call and lets chat.  BOOK YOUR FREE CALL HERE



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