As a life and business strategist, I take my clients through a process to find their true calling so they can turn it into a business. Or we work to expand the business they already have while making it much more fun on a daily basis. Once we get clarity on the direction, I help them get creative and design what I call, their Big Picture Vision, which is a window into how they want their business and other aspects of their life to unfold. I encourage them to create big dreams, bigger than they have ever imagined.
Most people get very bold during this phase and dream big, which is what I like to see, and honestly what is necessary to take your reality up several notches. They get very enthusiastic about growing a fantastically profitable and fulfilling business, so we put the plan and structure into place.
Put It in Action
Then it is time to take this big, bold dream and put it into action because at this point, it is all fantasy until you take it out of your head and start moving toward it. I call this the “Jumping In With Both Feet” phase. Invariably, they begin to get scared and ask to take it slow and test the waters instead of diving in wholeheartedly. With the best intentions, they might say, “maybe I’m not ready for that kind of success”, or “I’m not sure if what I have to offer is valuable.” They start talking themselves off the ledge saying, “I cannot spend the money right now because I am feeling stuck financially.”
I am here to tell you, that playing it safe doesn’t work in business if you want big results. (Same goes for athletics.) To get unstuck, you need to let go of the training wheels and jump higher than you have before. Try sort of diving off a diving board. Can you say, “belly flop”? Just like creating a successful relationship, you cannot experience true love unless you open your heart fully and learn to create big dreams.
Fear of Failure
So many people hold on tightly trying not to fail, yet to be wildly successful, you need to jump in knowing you will succeed even if you are not sure how it is all going to come together. An entrepreneur goes after his/her mission because he is determined to make his dream a huge reality no matter what because the alternative is living in regret or wondering what could have been. To a visionary, this is a slow death.
My father is the quintessential entrepreneur at 81. His secrets: He lives with passion, has an ability to think big and has taught me to say yes to my dreams even when I had no idea where the financial resources would come from or who would help me. At the prime of my dad’s life, he ran the largest privately-owned women’s clothing chain in the US. He did not accomplish this by taking small steps and waiting for the right time to appear. Instead, he created his own opportunities and went for them full-on.
Saying Yes to Your Dreams
When you say ‘yes’ to your dreams, something magical starts to happen. If you proclaim your vision to the Universe, believe in it at a soul level, and then jump in with both feet, somehow the world rearranges itself to support your intention. The money suddenly appears, you meet the connection you needed while standing in line at the grocery store, and the opportunities start falling at your feet.
So tell me, what are you waiting for? If you don’t want to be at the same place next New Year wishing things were different, it's time to jump in and make it happen. Hire the coach, get the support, invest in yourself and take the bold leap. You will be so happy you did.
Are you ready to get serious about reaching your goals and creating a life filled with fun, success and a sense of achievement doing what you are truly meant to do? Are you ready to create big dreams and execute them? Well, it is time to jump in with both feet and dream bigger than you ever have before because this time I am going to stand by your side and help you make it happen. Join the Pinnacle Program now.
I know you have wanted to make re-vamp and upgrade your life and career for some time, but it's not always easy, is it? What should you do? How should you do it? How can you stay motivated, directed, focused and supported all year long so you don’t fall off track like before?
What if you need some insight? What if you need advice or guidance? What if you get stuck? What if your family or friends have no idea how to help you, or worse yet, they just tell you to give up?
This is why I developed The Pinnacle, a powerful coaching and mastermind program that is like no other. I have been an entrepreneur for 25 years. I have built 9 businesses, consulted and coached thousands and taught around the world. But The Pinnacle is my crown jewel because I have designed it so you cannot help but succeed, whether you are wanting to become an entrepreneur or expanding the business you already have. The Pinnacle is a whole life program as I will guide you to bring balance and fun back into your life, so the work and wealth are a natural response to the process.
Voice for Business Success
Allison Maslan, CEO of Pinnacle Global Network, The World Leader in Scaling Businesses. She is the Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of, Scale or Fail, which is endorsed by Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank. Allison’s built 10 successful companies starting out at age 19. Her client list has included Ben & Jerry’s, Supercuts, Charlotte Russe, and Allstate.
Now she and her team of CEO Mentors pay it forward by helping business owners scale their companies, fast-track their success and create a more meaningful life. The Pinnacle Global Network, her private mentoring and mastermind enterprise has guided thousands of business owners over the past 10 years. Allison’s been featured in Inc., Success, Fortune, Fast Company and Forbes Magazines, is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and a featured expert on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox across the US. Allison has also hosted her own podcast, The Scale or Fail Show, since 2011.