The most effective way to build sustainable success in your business and deliver real lasting results?
It’s lean strategic planning.
Strategic planning starts with vision and systematically breaks that vision down into goals, projects, marketing campaigns, and activities. It ensures that all of your daily actions tie back to your vision and goals.
Lean practices ensure you have the right...
Time is the most precious resource you have so it is very important that you are spending it on the right activities and that you are eliminating anything that isn't essential.
The most simple way to identify non-essentials is to do a quick assessment of the activities you do on a regular basis to determine:
Goals are so critical for success in your business.
So how do you set goals that result in successful outcomes? AND that you can actually achieve? The first step is to set your goals properly, and the second is to follow 2 simple tips that improve the likelihood of achieving your goals. Let's start with how to set goals.
Goal setting is part art and...
Growth = letting go of what no longer serves you.
This sounds obvious, right? The challenge is in knowing what serves us so we know what to let go of, and that can be... well, not-so-obvious.
The best way I have found to do this is through regular reflection and retrospectives. I developed a signature technique called CHuCK to do this.
You will find CHuCK all throughout the Lean Out...
"What is the most important thing I should focus on in the last month of this year?"
While working with one of my mastermind members during our monthly private coaching call, she asked me this question.
I'll share with you the same thing I told her - revisit your VISION and big bold GOAL(s) for this year.
Depending on where you are in relation to achieving your vision and goals will...
When you are looking to level up your business, there are many lean strategies that can help you. One of my favorites is the concept of "stop starting, and start finishing".
Are you focused on the right kind of change in your business?
If you want to keep growing, change is required. But one of the mistakes I often see people make? And one that I repeatedly made myself when first starting my businesses is…
Making big revolutionary changes too often or too fast, especially when evolutionary change is what is needed instead.
Not letting things run for long...
As a creative, one of the most important things you can create is SPACE.
Because we love to create, and it is often our zone of genius, it fuels us, motivates us, keeps us inspired, we create, create, create. But that can also lead to too much.
Too much work, too much overwhelm, too much "stuff" - physical, digital, and mental.
Which eventually leads to losing our creative spark. When you find...
A big piece of planning out a new year is deciding how you will plan the launches of your new collections. Even if you have decided to ditch the traditional fashion calendar and release your collections as "immediates" there is a still a lot of planning required for successful and profitable launches. The first step is to decide how many collections you will be designing and...