Sometimes in the midst of writing an article, a chapter in an infoproduct, or some other type of writing for my business — I become overwhelmed or uninspired.
So then I move on to all the fun social marketing stuff I like to do for my sites. Submitting comments to my favorite blogs. Creating squidoo pages or hubpages. You know all that type of stuff. But then the next thing I know my kids are asking what’s for dinner.
So then I cook, clean, walk the dogs, bla bla bla — and next thing you know it’s time for the 11pm news!
Okay — there isn’t enough time in the day. We all know that. But sometimes if you are stressed with all the work in your business, on your business, plus life outside your business — you just have to ask yourself sometimes:
“What am I working for?”
When I do that — I realize that it’s so very clear what I’m working for…so I can continue writing everyday instead of working a 9 to 5 that keeps me away from my family. I work so that I CAN be home to cook for the kids, walk the dogs, heck — feed the dogs! I work so that my 3 girls can see that working for a living can be fun, passionate, and fulfilling.
I work at my business because I want to. Because I love it. And if I always remember that — I don’t mind writing the extra article, writing the extra blog post, writing a few more paragraphs for that new product. Especially –writing stuff that people will want to read and use. Not something to just say I wrote it.
So ask yourself today — what are your working for? And if it’s worth it to you — do something a little extra in your business today to celebrate that.