I am so excited, a bit nervous, quite frankly, to participate in this challenge.
But I have decided that I am up for it.
What is the challenge? If you saw my Landing Page Post last night, it is a 31 day series that the Nester at Nesting Place created. The series requires that you pick one topic and write for a full 31 days. Every day! No lie!
31 Days Everyday!!!
You think I am crazy? Well there are almost 1000 other individuals participating so there are quite a few of us crazies then! Ha!
Once I knew that I was going to take this on, picking the topic was key. What could I write about for 31 days?!?!? For me that was the easy part actually. Didn’t take me long to decide.
I have been going through this phase of my life for a couple of years where I have been evaluating my life and trying to find that one THING that I am the most successful at or that I truly love enough that I can capitalize on and help me achieve even more success than I already have in my professional career and personal life.
At work, while I love it (and yes I do drink the Kool-aid) and have been fairly successful (making club 2 year in a row), I could be so much more. I want to be the one that blows out my number 185%…not just barely over 100%.
In my personal career of blogging, I want to do something more with it, not just write daily. I want to take it to the next level. But what is that next level?
Again, I am good at a lot of things that I do. But I am not sure what I am GREAT at doing! Whether its focused in my sales career at BMC, blogging at denisedesigned, my family, my relationships, the property owners association in which I am president or anything else. If I am to excel at a higher level, I have to know more of
Who I am and what are my strengths?!??
I recently turned 40 and am nearing 41. Its time.
Its time for me to capitalize and be BETTER at all that I do!! So…
My Topic: 31 Days to Find My Way
Category: Personal Endeavors
Why use this challenge to go through this process? Why not do it privately and figure it out on my own? Several reasons:
I have been thinking about this for a couple of years (as stated above), but that is not enough. I need someone to hold me accountable so that I am doing more than just thinking. I am hoping that will be each of you. I have started various activities but never completed. Having some accountability should help.
Education and Inspiration
I love to teach and inspire and I can’t be the only one struggling with this so I thought maybe I could help someone else and at the same time. I could use some help as well so hopefully there is someone that can educate and/or inspire me as well either by participating with me…providing me ideas or opinions.
What a great way to work on my writing. While some of my posts are Editorials, the majority are 300 words or less. These individual posts may be 300 words or less as well, but combine them, since they are to be one topic, and there you have it…much more than 300 words!
and to ultimately FIND MY WAY
Stop thinking about it, starting and stopping activities and JUST DO IT!
In order to attempt to accomplish this, I will work through a series of activities, readings, coachings, etc and will share those here. Some posts may be lengthy with a lot of content and some may just be filled with quotes, pictures or any thing else that can apply and that is helping me through this challenge.
My challenge to you is to participate.Participate by:
- Working with me on your own journey to FIND YOUR WAY and/or
- Commenting, giving me your thoughts about my journey to help me through this process
With all this activity, it does mean that I will be posting twice a day for the month of October. With my daily Fashion Find of the Day, might actually be 3 posts.
The 31 Days Posts will be written early mornings, after I run, before I start my day. Mornings tend to be better as I have a clear head and can potentially let my writing flow more freely. I will schedule them to post mid-day though as you probably see my normal denisedesigned posts early morning, if you receive daily emails when I post.
The denisedesigned specific posts will be written in the evening and continue to post at 1am so you will see them in your inbox early mornings. I try to post every day but that does not always happen…dependent on what I have going on, how tired I am or whether I have any fresh content I want to share.
The Fashion Find of the Day will not be everyday, but will come out between 6 and 8pm cst and will post immediately.
With all of these, you could have upwards to 3 posts a day: early morning, mid-day and evening.
What I don’t want to do is just inundate your inbox so much that you won’t read them. You can always change your notification and just check back daily. Or you can send me your email and I will try to start sending a weekly newsletter as a summary of all the posts.
If you do not currently receive notification, but are interested in going through this journey with me, then subscribe, manage your notification and/or send me your email address.
You can always bookmark my landing page as well as once posts go live, I will provide the link there, in one spot.
Hope this helps you better understand the challenge and the activities with denisedesigned.
Thank you for subscribing, reading and for sticking with me and denisedesigned. I look forward to inspiring you and myself.
But more important, I look forward to having you inspire me!
See you tomorrow!
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This is the perfect topic for you. Great choice.