You can call me the Queen of Procrastination*
Some days I’m killing it, getting stuff done, really knocking it out of the park.
But then on those “other” days, dang, not even close.
So, I wondered why that was, why are some days so damn awesome and others are total duds?
Sure, there can be a variety of reasons – lack of sleep, not eating properly, stress, and a million other factors BUT one thing really stood out…
On the days that I’m procrastinating the WORST are the days when I’m looking at the full picture. Like ALL. THE. THINGS. And yeah, that can be super overwhelming. It’s like looking at a whole house plan and not knowing how to start building.
But on the days that I’m making progress, the “killing it” days, I’m doing something different. Those are the days where I’m tackling ONE small piece at a time.
Hmmm coincidence? I don’t think so.
When you look at a whole of something – I need to make more sales – well that’s a bit daunting, isn’t it? Where do you even start with that??
But if you break it down into a way smaller chunk – I’m going to connect with one customer – that’s much easier to chew, right?
A first small step could be writing a post about my potential customer’s pain point. This allows you to connect with your audience, showing them you know how to help them and lining yourself up for potential new customer.
For example, you create an amazing skin care product. Creating a post that outlines how this product can help someone with *insert skin type* shows potential clients you know how to help them. Be specific. Hit one pain point. Then write another post or create a video explaining another benefit.
And guess what? After a series of single steps, you’ll have increased your followers/potential customers and increased your sales! All without the dreaded procrastination.
Sure, it doesn’t happen overnight but it does happen, one easy step at a time.
What’s ONE STEP you could take today that’ll help you with your procrastination?