Effortless Success Project Day #16 – Are You Ready To Release It All Being Too Hard?

After spending a great evening a week ago with some very inspiring and motivated small business owners who attended my new workshop “How To Make 2014 Your Best Business Year Yet” I felt motivated to share more about business growth with you.

During the workshop we talked about the core 4 growth areas for your life and business, with business growth attracting a lot of attention.  I was interested in the different strategies people have used to grow their business and which they felt were successful and which had not been.  Everyone agreed that they wanted their business to grow in the coming year but they were not always clear on what that growth might look like or how it may affect them.

One particular attendee shared with me that she was concerned about whether she could cope with the growth she wanted and found herself asking if the growth would mean working more or things being harder.  I’d like to say that I don’t agree that it has to be that way!

business growth business coaching australia Just yesterday I saw a great message on my Facebook feed from someone who’s teachings I admire.  Kendra Thornbury said “I’m so glad I rejected the idea that “it has to be hard” some years ago. It’s really paying off in a whole new way now as I rest in the sweet stream of flow.”

In response to this status update I shared the following

“Kendra’s message is one I resonate with completely.  It is, for me, very much about choosing the path of ease – going with conscious flow – allowing succulent effortless success!  How about you? Are you willing to let go of “it’s got to be hard” or do you feel like holding onto that a while longer?   If you want freedom you’ve got to create it and be willing to shed or re-frame beliefs and systems that are holding you back!  You can do it.”

I found that when I was holding onto things being hard, difficult, challenging, that I was also swaying from struggling to grow my business to being frustrated at not being able to keep up when it was growing.  Most of the time I was doing more to achieve more.  Now you may well know I now live and breath a great passion for leading with succulent, effortless success.  To me that is all about doing less and achieving more. small steps business growth business coaching australiaInstead of struggling and feeling like it’s all too hard I look at my business as though it is a gentle little seed that takes time and patience and lots of nurturing to achieve growth.  Fast growth isn’t the goal.  Growing multiple ways isn’t the goal.  Growing slowly, steadily and strongly, aligned with my why and the bigger picture that captures my focus for business, wealth, expertise and self or personal growth is the key.

So toady I challenge you to shed the hard – just decide to release it and choose for things to be easier.  Start your day with one of my favourite questions

“how can this be easier?”

Until next time I wish you succulent, effortless success

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6 thoughts on “Effortless Success Project Day #16 – Are You Ready To Release It All Being Too Hard?

    1. Shannon Bush Post author

      Hi Priya

      thank you for sharing your thoughts on the article – I believe the questions we ask ourselves are so important and I agree it would be great if we could make things simpler for ourselves. The thing is, we can!

      Wishing you succulent, effortless success,

    1. Shannon Bush Post author

      Hi Pauline
      I wish you all the best with your blogging business. Remember that working hard doesn’t always pay off. Factor in some balance and time to do the things that inspire and motivate you in your life in general. This will help with productivity so you can maximise your effectiveness when you are blogging.
      Wishing you succulent, effortless success and thanks for stopping by to comment.

    1. Shannon Bush Post author

      Hi Heather
      So glad you found this inspiring and timely. I really have a genuine wish that more and more people can get away from believing it has to be hard, difficult, challenging or anything like that for us to have success. It’s not about no effort – it’s about the right kind of effort, choice and action on a consistent basis that gets results.
      Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
      Wishing you succulent, effortless success


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