One Vote for Financial Freedom

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I just got off the phone with one of my employees.  She is self destructing before my eyes and she doesn’t even see it.  I have a very low tolerance for trash and tonight along with the past couple of weeks she has tested all of it.  I give everyone the opportunity to be themselves but we still have a job to do.  The holidays are supposed to be a time to rejoice.  Instead I’m left with a long line of people that must be replaced in order to make the transition.  To make matters worst I have to replace them to justify my own existence.  I tell my people, “Everyday, we have to show our employer that we should be welcomed back the following day.”

It’s hard being a leader.  But a leader I must be.  I set the tone and the example because literally that is my shop.  I’m shaking my head because I’ve been where a lot of these young people  have been.  But I’ve been told a fool can only learn from their own mistakes.  They don’t learn from the mistakes of others.  So, while I was trying my best to get through Christmas without firing anyone it looks like I’m about to make that happen this very week.  Firing 2 and demoting another.  Wow.  Praise God for integrity.

Now that I look at this the title simply doesn’t fit.  I love what I do.  Even self employed there is a good chance I’d be going through this on my own.  At least I have a strong support system.  Time to sound the alarm.

 

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Getting Motivated

Ok, so I’m on my ipad scanning the day’s events.  Preparing for the day so to speak and I come across a bunch of videos showing how to do what I’m desperate to learn how to do.  And the videos make it all look simple.  Why don’t I find these things when I’m actually looking for them? Always when I just want to kick back and relax do I find the answer to many of my questions.  Then that reminds me that I’m not actually doing anything at that particular moment even though I have a TON of things I could be doing.  smh.

My point before I took that last tangent is that I’m actually getting motivated.  This evening before sitting down to write this I actually took the time to update some software and to review what I’m working on.  I have a lot of projects in various stages.  This weekend I took a break from EVERYTHING.  I had not done that in a good while. But, I’m getting motivated again.  Enough to actually possibly do something this time.  You know, set an intention and make it happen.  Yes, I can do it this time.  But not today, lol.  Good night.