Soul Vision Business, INC

Getting laid off is a great wake-up call to help you see what you really want to do with your life,

Getting laid off is a great wake-up call to help you see what you really want to do with your life, IF you can get past the fear that your one and only paycheck just ended.

It was the summer of 2008 when many people were impacted by the swift downturn in our economy. Overnight, people lost retirement plans, home equity plummeted and fear of the future infiltrated our choices and conversations.

So why not start a business? Never being one to follow the herd, that’s what I did and where I found myself in a world of:

“Go big or go home.”

“Make it happen.”

“Work hard now to play later.”

Meanwhile, I was always thinking:

But I really like being at home.

What do I “make” happen if I don’t know what I want?

How long is the right amount of time to delay joy?

Being an entrepreneur is often a constant temptation to push yourself harder. You’ve got to want it bad enough and do whatever it takes. While there is truth in that mindset, it also pushes people into business models, hiring decisions, pricing structures, and marketing tactics that end up driving people to burnout, deep unfulfillment, and chasing a dream that they never wanted in the first place.

As more people are waking up to the fact that they can create their reality THEIR WAY, innovation is looking different. It’s not always about chasing the next big idea. It’s about simplifying. Streamlining. Choosing joy NOW while you grow your profits. It’s about recognizing that while working hard is required, the struggle is optional.

When I emerged into the business coaching scene in 2009, I knew about people like Lisa Nichols from “The Secret” and Tony Robbins. I had no idea that people like me could work from home doing work they love to do and make great money.

At the beginning, I didn’t trust myself so I followed the gurus who were adamant that the way to grow a business, make loads of money and hopefully be fulfilled was to chase leads and convince them into being clients, hire teams even if you didn’t have a solid plan, rent a brick and mortar office and over-invest in systems that you didn’t really need but you “should” want.

That led to burning down my business in 2012 when I just couldn’t do it anymore.

I then found my way.

When people in my industry were spending hundreds of thousands of dollars hosting 3-day events, I created systems and strategies to invest $10,000 to host a 3-day event and 10x my investment within 30 days. When people were hiring sales teams, I studied authentic sales and learned how to master enrollment conversations that empowered people to choose what’s best for them, even if it meant saying, “No.” When I was being taught to push myself harder, I chose to rest, take care of my health, and invest time in the relationships that mattered most. My profits didn’t suffer. I just got happier.

I innovated by “playing small”.

To truly innovate your business, your profit model, and your industry, you need the space to pivot and evolve, and you can’t do that when you’re growing a business that drains you.

What if your innovation is creating more joy, more ease, and more profits by getting back to basics: What matters to you? What do you REALLY want? And what is the simplest way you can achieve that?

Soul Vision Business, INC

www.angellajohnson.com
(801) 317-8161
PO Box 150533 | Ogden, UT 84415


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