For years in my entrepreneurial journey, I had a number in mind. When I make [this much] every month, I will have made it.
That is the subtle story I told myself.
Yet as I pursued that number, I struggled. I would take one step forward and two steps back.
I was fixated on hitting that number but I couldn’t make it happen.
Then my mindset shifted.
Instead of yearning for the future, focus on doing the work that needs to be done today.
I pulled myself into the present and just focused on doing the work I needed to do each day to grow the business.
Then something crazy happened...
One week as we renewed finances, I realized that I had hit my number 3 months ago.
We looked at finances every week, but the thought that this was the goal I had been pursuing never even crossed my mind.
I had been focused on the present, and the results just came.
Stop living in the future.
Focus on today.
Do the work wholeheartedly everyday and your ideal future will arrive.