Did you know that 2020 is less than 50 days away?
About 4 months ago, I made a mistake.
I was doing a presentation for this group of entrepreneurs I work with, and I was teaching them how they can take Q4 and make it their biggest quarter ever. The only problem was, Q4 hadn’t even started.
I was a whole month early, and I was talking about it as if it’s already here.
I could tell the math wasn’t adding up as I was talking, but only later did I realize why.
The reason this happened, is because I felt so keenly aware of my time ticking until the end of the year. I had set a big, aggressive goal for my own business, and wanted to lay down the strategies I was using to achieve it. And because I was so obsessed with this deadline, I felt that it was so near, even in the middle of summer.
I felt really dumb about it after it happened, but I quickly realized this is actually a good thing.
You see, I had so many projects in the past where I just didn’t see the end of the year coming until it was literally RIGHT THERE. For example, I had a food blog where it would have made a lot of sense to have healthy-eating content ready to go at the turn of the new year. But I was always too late.
This time, I was too early.
But the nice thing about being too early is that it adds up. It’s a competitive advantage that keeps compounding. Here's why:
I’m not saying this to brag. I’m saying it because you can take this exact attitude and adapt it to your career:
Most people say this is a tough time for hiring. That means most people are going to be waiting around for Jan 1st before they put real effort into the search. You have an opportunity to beat them to it.
Most people have already given up on this year, and are just planning next year. They think they’re ahead because they’re putting together their resolutions now. But you could be setting things in motion now so that instead of just a list of resolutions, you already HAVE 2-3 offers in hand by Jan 1st (if not starting your dream job itself).
We’re talking about the end of 2019, but REALLY we’re talking about your whole life.
The end of the year makes tangible for us what we cannot possibly be aware of at all times -- that things have an end. Just as there’s not always gonna be “tomorrow” in this year, there’s not always gonna be “Someday” in this lifetime.
If you’re DONE waiting and you’re ready to start living your goals today... Feel free to talk to me about how you can do that. Grab a spot on my calendar.
Future-You will thank you.
(PS- Yes, the call is free).