My Journey to 6-Figures

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You don’t hit 6-figures by accident. You reach it by design.

I didn’t realize this early on in my entrepreneurial journey.

I thought that if I hustled long enough, tried enough “good ideas” (i.e. followed enough shiny objects) and accumulated enough strategies that POOF! success would be mine!

Not so.

Instead, I was left frustrated, confused and broke.

I had to work part-time jobs for money and felt terrible because I wasn’t contributing financially. At the time, my now husband and I were early 20-somethings, not yet married, and living in a 600 square foot cottage. Adorable, yes, but not where we wanted to remain forever.

I remember thinking, how are we ever going to be able to afford a house? How are we going to be able to support kids when they come along? How much longer will my oh-so-supportive fiance tolerate me not making any money?

Years passed. Seven loooooong years.

Then, I found out I was pregnant.

We were still in the 1-bedroom cottage. I was still making next-to-nothing.

We were so very excited, and for me, I welcomed the shift in focus to prepping for baby, instead of trying to squeeze money out of my broken business.

Our little Leona arrived in late 2014, and I decided to take some time off. 3.5 months to be exact.

During that time, I seriously considered giving up on my business all together and being a stay-at-home mom.

I didn’t want to keep working for so little money now that my daughter had arrived. I wanted time with her and my husband, but I also knew that giving up on my business would ultimately become a regret. It had been my dream to be an entrepreneur since I was 7 years old and wanted to own a bed and breakfast.

I decided to give it one more go. And this time, my way.

I let go of Gary Vee’s voice in the back of my head saying that I needed to “work 24/7 for success” and sacrifice time with my family in order to “crush it”.

No. I wanted a lifestyle that felt great right from the get go.

I thought to myself, “What would feel great? What would feel successful?”

Enter my 3-day workweek.

With the start of my 3-day workweek, a lot of shifts started to naturally occur.

I streamlined my schedule and made better use of my time. I shifted my business model to better suit my new working hours. I started to automate, eliminate and delegate.

And, within a few months, things took off!!!

I went from making a couple hundred bucks a month (on a good month!) to consistent $4K then $5K then $6K months!

I then invested in a coach and mastermind that I knew would set me up for the 6-figure success I was after, and with their support, guidance and proven system, I had my first 5-figure launch ($32,000!!!) within months, and 8 months later my business crossed the 6-figure mark!

In working with these mentors, I realized that success is planned. Intentional. Designed. It’s not random and bestowed upon the “lucky few”. It was such a relief to have a process to follow -- a path to 6-figures that was proven and tested.

That was 4 years ago, and my business has grown every year since. (Even the year I had baby girl #2!)

Now, my life looks very different than it did back in that 600 square foot cottage.

I work 3 days a week (about 15-20 hours), we live in a 5 bedroom home in a beautiful area that we love, I spend quality time with my girls every day, and my husband and I regularly have mid-week lunch dates. I have 2 team members who do the work I don’t want to do, and my husband and I never have to worry about paying the girls’ private preschool tuition or if we need to set a budget for groceries. We are able to outsource things we don’t want to spend our precious time doing -- like cleaning the house, grocery shopping or doing yard work -- and ALL of this is possible because my business now brings in 6-figures consistently and predictably.

The reason I wanted to share this story with you is because I want you to realize that no matter where you are right now, it’s the starting place for ANYWHERE you want to go. Even if you’ve been stuck for years (like I was!), or perhaps you’re just starting out and 6-figures seems so far away -- either way, it says nothing about your ability to be successful and create the life you want.

I’m hosting a really special (free!) live training this week where I’ll be sharing my...

Six-Figures Made Simple™ Framework

Wednesday, June 5th at 12pm ET (9am PT / 10am MT / 11am CT / 4pm GMT)

This is the framework that I uncovered as I stepped into my 3-day workweek and invested in top notch coaches to guide me and teach me their systems for 6-figure success.

During this brand new webinar, I’ll be covering…

  • My Six-Figures Made Simple™ Framework (first time EVER I’m sharing my framework publicly and for free!) so you, too, can see exactly what it takes to build a 6-figure business working part-time hours :-)

  • How to align with your highest vision and make it a reality

  • Why resetting your mindset is essential to your 6-figure success (and how to do it)

  • How to upgrade your lifestyle RIGHT NOW and stop “waiting” for success

  • Why you need to reverse-engineer your 6-figure success in order to make it happen

If you’re ready to receive a proven path to 6-figure success, you are not going to want to miss this special live event. It could be the very thing that is your pivot point to success!

P.S. You’re going to attend LIVE! There is a limited number of an amazing bonus [value $500] available for women who join me live on Wednesday :-)

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