Have you thought about WHY you want to own your own travel business? Or WHY you want to make money?
Knowing the answer to these 2 questions will really help you get through the tough times in your business – the times when the thought of switching to a regular 9-5 job sounds like a really good idea, or when there’s something a little scary and uncomfortable that you know you should do for your business, but really don’t want to. 😉
And THAT is what we talk about in this episode.
You’ll find links to everything mentioned in this episode, and a list of some questions to help you get clear on your WHYs, below the podcast.
Here are the links to the resources mentioned in this episode:
(Some of these may be affiliate links. But please rest assured that I don’t ever recommend anything that I don’t personally use, or wouldn’t recommend to my mom (if she was a travel agent)
- Simon Sinek Ted talk – How Great Leaders Inspire Action
- Simon Sinek – Start with Why
- Toms Shoes (FYI – I really like these for cruises and fam trips. They’re comfortable without being too “casual” like tennis shoes.)
- You are a Badass at Making Money (Sorry! I got the title wrong in the episode.)
- Farmgirl Flowers WARNING – going to this page will make you want to spend money.
- Podcast episodes with business owners talking about NOT being ashamed or uncomfortable about wanting to make a LOT of money:
QUESTIONS to help you get clear on YOUR whys:
- Why do you want to own your own business instead of just getting a job in a travel agency somewhere?
- In an ideal world, what do you want your business and life to look like?
- Who/what kind of people do you want to work with?
- Who/what kinds of people do you NOT want to work with?
- How do you want to spend your time?
- What do you want to work on?
- What do you NOT want to work on?
- When do you want to work – what time of the day?
- Where do you want to work?
- Why do you want MONEY???
- What would you do with an extra $100 a month, 500 a month, $1,000 a month, $5,000 a month? What would that mean to you? What would your life look like?
- What would you do if you had that much money? What would you buy? Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you help?
Pick 5 things for each set of “why”s. 5 reasons you want to own your own business, and 5 reasons that you want to make a TON of money. Pick the 5 things that are the most powerful for you and focus on them every day. Place reminders all over your daily life.
IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY- go grab your copy of the ONE PAGE MARKETING PLAN. It will set you up for a much more enjoyable and successful business.
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TRANSCRIPT (coming soon)
(please note that this is a transcript, not a written blog post, or article. It’s pretty much word for word what was said on the podcast, which is just me talking to you, my friends, so will sound different than something I wrote.)