by Cara Lumen
What do you need to put in place to prepare for growth? How deep a ditch do you have to dig right now to prepare for the wonderful flood of prosperity that is coming?
In Ideas of Power, Ernest Holmes says, “We measure things with too small a measure; the infinite ocean is beside us, and we dip it up with a thimble.”
How big is the vessel you are holding up to be filled?
One thing you will want to do is build your team, even if it only means to locate them. Find the perfect web designer, get a great content strategy coach, identify your proofreader, list the resources you will need and where to find them, find your audio engineer, figure out who you could hire to post articles for you, see who you would like as a virtual assistant. You may need several VA’s with different specialties.
What equipment do you need? My investment in editing software gave me the freedom to record and edit my podcasts and my audio-books. My upgrade in my drawing program helps me design my own covers and audio jacket covers. The set up in my office supports my productivity.
What training do you need for your next step? This year I’ve taken classes in podcasting and radio publicity. Last year it was blogs and screen capturing software. Now I’m exploring video.
What organizational systems do you need to set up? What contacts do you need to establish? What skills do you need to hone? Write them down and start doing them. If there is a momentary lull, even better, get busy and build your foundation.
Throw away what no longer serves and make room for more of what does. Set yourself up for an explosion of business. That’s digging the ditch before the water comes.
What do you need to do to be ready for your BIG VISION to fall into place?