All I want for Christmas is ...

This week's post will be short and sweet.

Christmas is obviously just round the corner and I think I can speak for all of us when I say, that we all need some cheer and positivity in this unbelievably epic covid-mess.

Whether you are reading this is as a business owner or an ordinary you, I just want you to do one thing.

I know many small business have been hit hard during the pandemic.

I know that many many many plans have been shattered or put on hold indefinitely.

I know that some of us had it very tough and it will take a very long time to recover.

I know that many of us have either lost their loved one or cannot be with them.

I know that our lives will most definitely never be the same.

But ...

Despite these gloriously crazy few months that we all wish we could just erase from our memories, I want you to do just one little thing for yourself.

Appreciate the little things that you have.

The little things that helped you to get through this to this very day. The little things that we all take for granted. The little things that made you wake up every morning and keep on fighting. The little things that make you take a deep breath and say silently in your head: "I can do this. I got this. It's gonna be okay."

It's all about shifting your mindset from seeing the negative to seeing the positive.

Everything is relative.

Even this pandemic.

For me, it's the sunshine. The fresh clean air. The smile on my kids faces when I give them their morning kiss. My husband who makes me feel incredibly secure. The fact that we are safe, together and willing to get through this together.

I know it has seemingly nothing to do with my job, but the truth is ...

You cannot build a strong & successful business if you are broken inside.

Think about it, if you are happy and content, you are more likely to deliver greater results. You are more likely to come up with amazing solutions to your business problems. You are more likely to make better decisions that will lead your team or company through these uncharted waters. Simply put, you are more likely to be better at your job.

And if your business has been a bit slow for the past few months as a result of the pandemic, why not take it as a cue to sit down, brainstorm and come up with ideas how your proposition can be improved. If you lost a few clients, why not see how your services can be improved so that your clients don't want to leave even when the times get tough. If your sales are not what you forecasted them to be, slow down and really think hard what you can learn from this as a business.

I know it's tough, but you can do it. We all can.

So, all I want for Christmas is to see new opportunities where I wouldn't see them normally. And grab them and make the most of them.

In the meantime, have a great holidays and good luck.

Enjoy the journey!

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Have you seen a new window of opportunity that you wouldn't even consider under the normal circumstances?

Has your business changed for the better because of Covid-19?

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Merry Christmas