Time for Freedom
We've reached the end of this introductory series giving you an overview of the core of my coaching business. I'm going to end this series with a discussion of our most scarce resource, time.
Are you short on money? Has debt followed you like a shadow all throughout your life? Feeling down in the dumps because you haven't saved enough? All of these are common regrets. But they shouldn't be our biggest regret. These issues are all fixable if we seek sound financial principles and make it a priority. What isn't fixable is the amount of time we have remaining. Time is on a linear path and doesn't slow down to wait for us to get our act together. Even worse, most people don't acknowledge this issue with enough time to build a proper compounding stack that matches our dreams with our reality. This becomes more and more apparent as we age, which feeds the regret monster.
I first recognized this as I approached my mid to late 30's. My wife and I were 2 years into being parents (with another on the way) and time had become scarcer than it ever had been. My responsibilities were growing not only with my family, but also within my career. All things were converging at once and unfortunately my interest in accounting was waning. The question was what could I possibly do about it? My career growth had developed nicely and I had a decent stash put away for retirement, but I was a long way from having the kind of money that would allow me to passively compound my money and live the good life any time soon. I went seeking answers and spent a lot of time coming up with a solution.
What I found was that I enjoyed this adventure. It became a hobby of mine and has now taken the form of a business. I'm not going to retire anytime soon because I've found a business that I love to work in and a compounding stack that is right for me. Now, I'm helping others develop their unique stack in a fraction of the time it took me to build mine. How?
I introduce all of my clients to the power of system design. The key is to keep it simple. Complexity is counterproductive to convergence. I work with my clients to build systems in:
Skills + Knowledge
Goals + Actions
Money + Investing
People + Networking
Career Change + Retirement (I call these Inflection Points)
All of these elements are stacked like a Jenga puzzle in an order that matches your unique skills and values. This process creates a robust compounding stack that can magnify your progress to a point where time is no longer the limiting factor that it once was. Even more important, it focuses fulfillment around the journey rather than the end point.
If you'd like to try out my coaching, sign up for an Ignite Session using the button below. In this 2 hour session we will:
Perform a high-level review of your finances and career aspirations.
Bring into focus your current financial picture and review initial steps that could add value to your financial wellness and compounding stack.
Have a burning question? We will identify it as part of the pre-screen and we can answer it together.
That's it for now. I hope this series was helpful to you on your journey towards clarity. I'd be happy to have a quick talk with you if you'd like to learn more before setting up a 2 hour review. Simply select Spark Session from the scheduling button below.
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