2023 is here and what better way to kick off the new year than with the best advice from trailblazers in their field? We've compiled advice on how to work smarter and not harder to help you find your footing in the new year...
"You need to stay tuned in to what you want and have complete and utter faith that it will happen even if you can’t see the tangible results right now. Any time you start feeling stressed, worried, or doubtful - tune in to the picture of what you do want and that’ll help you create shifts in your business and in your life." - Adrienne Grace
Listen to Adrienne's episode here
"Reflect on what you currently have and remove anything redundant from the process.
Don’t think “What can I add to make things better?”, instead think “What can I remove to make the process simpler and how can I streamline the work that I’m doing?” - Marquis Murray
Listen to Marquis' episode here
"My best work happens when I can step away. Instead of forcing myself to sit at a desk, I step back and give myself time to align. Whether that means going to coffee with a client or going to dip my feet in the ocean.
Another thing - I hire incredible humans to do the things that I hate and that I’m not good at. It frees up so much time in my business."
- Crystal Adair-Benning
Listen to Cristal's episode here
"I surround myself with people that are experts in areas that I am not."
- Geneve Huxley
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"Working smarter is about bulk content creation. I set aside a few days a quarter and show up in front of the camera." - Rebecca Saunders
Listen to Rebecca's episode here
"I plan my day out and block out time for special projects, that way I control my day and my day doesn't control me." - Evan Hackel
Listen to Evan's episode here
"I leverage my relationships and do the leg work to deepen the relationships with the people who get my heart, my brain, and my vision."
- Annie P. Ruggles
Listen to Annie's episode here
"I do 90-day planning and that gives me a good opportunity and continual reminder to check in with the business and see how it's tracking."
- Donna Hann
Listen to Donna's episode here
"Don't spend years avoiding doing the inner work. You don't have to do it alone - hire coaches or energy workers - you don't have to do it all by yourself."
- Relinde Moors
Listen to Relinde's episode here
"Avoid complexity and get rid of all the things you don't need. Hire fast and fire faster. Delegate and most of all prioritize pleasure."
- Angela Santi
Listen to Angela's episode here
"My secret tool that simplifies my business is asking "Does this align?" For whatever situation you're in (whether in your business or in life), ask yourself this question." - Cathlyn Melvin
Listen to Cathlyn's episode here
by Crista Grasso
Crista Grasso is the go-to strategic planning expert for leading global businesses and online entrepreneurs when they want to scale. Known as the "Business Optimizer", Crista has the ability to quickly cut through noise and focus on optimizing the core things that will make the biggest impact to scale a business simply and sustainably. She specializes in helping businesses gain clarity on the most important things that will drive maximum value for their clients and maximum profits for their business. She is the creator of the Lean Out Method, 90 Day Lean Out Planner, and host of the Lean Out Your Business Podcast. She is also the founder and CVO of the Profitable Planner Co and Criscara Jewelry.