“Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” 💗 ~Rumi

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“Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” 💗 ~Rumi
By Jessica L. Williams • Issue #305 • View online
This week, we celebrated Thanksgiving in the States, when gratitude is often top of mind.
Also, for some, it’s a wonderful time to reflect and start winding down for the year.
This quote by Stephanie Pollock caught my attention this week:
You don’t always have to be in growth mode.
Maintenance mode works too. 
As I think about December (and possibly January), maintenance mode seems like a great place to be. A few things I want to work on:
  • A reader survey to get a sense of how I can best help you in 2023
  • Getting ready to participate in a Christmas party bundle
  • Doing a few more Side Hustle in a Day coaching sessions. The first one went super well, and this has the potential to be a great offer.
  • Finishing this training to see how I can do more with affiliate marketing in the future.
  • Taking some time off to hang with friends and family
How about you? Are you in growth mode or maintenance mode? Or something else?
Either answer is the correct one for you.
On to the picks! 
P.S. Thank you for being a part of my world. 💖

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As the end of the year gets closer, here are some reminders:

Be proud for showing up daily for yourself and others.

Focus on how far you’ve come instead of worrying about where you aren’t meant to be right now.

Use and don’t lose your PTO.

Rest, relax, take a vacation!
Need to be more productive? Play First.
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