06 Jun Your Business Isn’t Making (Good) Money: What To Do Next
Hello my dear, fellow entrepreneur! I’m so glad you’ve stumbled onto my blog because for the next 5 minutes, I’m gonna tell you all about my money issues and how they just about killed my business.
…You need to know this because it will help you to keep the money-juices flowing in your business so you don’t have to lay awake at night freaking out about how to keep your business afloat!
YOUR BUSINESS ISN’T MAKING (GOOD) MONEY
Let’s say your hustling in a business you absolutely love…and that you rock at…and that it’s actually making SOME money…
…BUT…it’s not enough. It’s certainly not what you deserve to be making AND the lack of funds is putting pressure on you to do ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOURSELF.
Instead of doing what you’re really freaking good at, you spend your days trying to figure out Facebook Ads, or creating social media posts, or plugging numbers into Excel spreadsheets that don’t make sense.
*Yawn. Snore. Boring.
The money piece can feel like the noose around the neck of your business. And before you know it, all the life in your business is choked out and you wonder why you ever started this gig in the first place.
I’ve SO been there.
MY BUSINESS WASN’T MAKING (GOOD) MONEY EITHER
Just a few years ago, I was $87,000 in debt and losing money in my business every single day…because I expanded and tried to scale really fast. Expenses outweighed income, which led to many sleepless night, nail biting, and ugly cries every time I looked at my bank account balance.
I was hustling…I was promoting…advertising…doing everything I could to grow my business and start making some damn money (kind of a necessity to keep the doors open, ya know?).
For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out what I was doing wrong. *Enter feelings of failure, worthlessness, and panic* Then, one day I was in a session with a client and spouted off some random one-liner piece of advice (like I often do) and all the alarms went off inside me.
Holy shit….I needed to take my own advice! I figured it out. My money problems had NOTHING to do with my behaviors…the actual work I was doing in the business, the strategies I was using, social media, marketing, or anything like that.
My MINDSET, my BELIEFS, and my RELATIONSHIP with money was the problem!!!
Once I got all that shit worked out, I multiplied my income X5 (in less than 4 months) and paid off all $87K of debt in 2 years…and since then, the money just keeps flowing in…and I’m actually doing LESS work now than I was when I was broke as a joke.
So, my question to you is: Do you think that maybe the issue isn’t what your DOING, but rather what you’re BELIEVING?
WHAT TO DO NEXT
If you were to write a love note to money, what would it say?
Would you say: “Dear Money- I appreciate the shit out of you. You’re always there for me when I need you and you make my life so ridiculously awesome. I love you so much that I won’t try to suffocate you and keep you all to myself. I’ll share you freely because I know I can trust you to come back at just the right time.”
OR…Would you be all like: “Dear Money- I love you when you’re around but I fucking hate you when you leave me. I can never count on you to be there for me and I’m sick of the games. Why don’t you appreciate what I do for you? Can’t you see I need more of you?”
And if you were money…which message would you respond better to?
Whatever message you’re holding in your mind is the message you’re sending out to the Universe and the Universe is simply answering back to you in the same way.
You might be saying, “No way, Nicole! That’s not it…it’s gotta be because I’m not doing webinars right…or I just don’t have good enough quotes on Instagram…or I just need to add, like, 600 more blog posts and then things will take off.”
Maybe you’re right…but you might want to consider how your beliefs and attitudes are impacting the financial success of your business…
Because I’d hate for you to keep killing yourself, slaving away at tasks that make you want to stab your eyes out, if you could turn this mother around by simply changing your relationship with money.
From one Mom Boss to another, I think you’re super awesome… and have mad talent…and deserve to be mega-rich. So, let me know if I can help you open the flood gates of money…it’s what I’m OBSESSED with!
Download my FREE Wealth Building Beliefs Tool and start uncovering the limiting beliefs keeping you broke. It comes with a super useful video training to help you shift old beliefs and make the money you deserve.
Nicole Iacovoni is a psychotherapist, writer, wealth coach, and spiritual guide on a mission to teach women how to harness the power of their minds to create wealthy, purpose-driven lives.