When you make a statement about why your business (or life) is stuck or not working, ask yourself this question:
Is that really true?
So much of what we accept psychologically is controlling and limiting us. What is the choke hold on any business? It is usually either the owner's psychology or skills. Buying in to the limitations can hold us back.
Do you really have all the information to know for sure that that thing you perceive as limiting you is true?
If you've done your research about the environment of your business, you may come up against real limitations. Or, you may just need some new skills to make your business thrive. Or, you may simply need to adjust your inner environment--that is mindset.
What ever you believe the limitations to be in your business, you make it true. What are your unspoken assumptions about your business? Are you willing to let those go? What if your limiting beliefs were not true? What would you do next?
In this article, How to Accomplish More by Doing Less, author Tony Schwartz shares what he's learned about the law of diminishing returns. That is, if you try to work longer, your productivity will go down. The idea is to work in 90 minute spurts with rest in between. He shares a number of interesting examples of how this works in the work place and how it works for pilots and top violinists.
The more I study about health in every arena, the more I see that getting enough rest is critical. Regenerating and rejuvenating is so important to being productive and on target.
Who is Laya?
Laya is an author, speaker, and solopreneur. She has thousands of hours of study and experience in both applied and positive psychology. Learning that it's not enough to write a book, you actually have to market in order for the book to get into the hands of a reader to make a difference, she studied online marketing as well as writing copy and branding. She knows the power of a mastermind group and wanted to bring this to her home community. With her son in the IDF and her daughter married, she lives with her husband, dog, and hens with an occasional sighting of the turtle.