One of the best lessons I’ve learned growing up in LA is this.
Where you went to school, grades are not a predictor of success.
We all know smart people who struggle with his/her career,
switch from one job to another, folks with PhDs who can’t get a job.
My year was full of ups and downs.
The volatility of the stock market
Wins and misses
Intentional marketing vs random acts of marketing
My 2. biggest takeaway:
Reflect and analyze what to do and what not to do
Don’t focus on the wrong things and cut your losses.
One of my biggest mistakes this last year was trying to appeal to a larger audience.
I thought I should have a more significant brand presence, bigger than my immediate relationships.
Trying to develop new relationships takes a lot of time which is something I don’t have.
As soon as I made the choice to cut back my losses and focus more on my current clients and connections, my business started to grow more rapidly, and I was less stressed.
Similarly, as investors, we need to clean up our portfolios and sell loser positions.
In Marie Kodo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, her philosophy is so key to life and business.
Make a Commitment.
Visualize Your Ideal Lifestyle.
Discard Stuff Before Tidying.
Tidy by Category (Not Room)
By eliminating random acts of marketing, it has made more room in my life for my big picture….
What can you eliminate in your life that is sucking your time and not sparking joy?
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