Every Monday we share what’s going well in our businesses, what’s not, what our plans and strategies are, and the steps we’re putting into play to make them happen.We laugh, ask questions, hold each other’s feet to the fire, and give each other permission to, as my one colleague said on one of our last calls, feel “droopy.” What a relief it is to know that we don’t have to pretend to be positive or upbeat when we’re feeling particularly blue. We have a place to let our bad hair day show, and in the process end up with some amazing suggestions on how to get over the funk once we’re ready.Now I realize that not everyone feels they have that kind of support. I know I didn’t used to have it. Before I gave myself permission to create my best life, I was surrounded by quite a few people who were negative and controlling, who preferred to give me ten reasons why I couldn’t succeed rather than one reason I would. speed dating
But here’s the thing – we tend to draw to us what we mirror. We might be telling ourselves and the world that we want to be successful, but in that deep, dark place on the inside we’re convinced we’re not worthy of the effort.And guess what kinds of people we’ll draw to us then? You got it – the naysayers. Work through what’s holding you back, however, and watch who begins to show up in your life; who will inspire you to grow like the amazing flower you are Whether you’re a woman business owner or business woman, I’d love to know what you’ve done to rid yourself of negative, unsupportive people in your life. And if you haven’t, what’s holding you back? Let’s dish and support one another – share you comments on my blog…As Founder & CEO of Inner Affluence, Evelyn specializes in helping midlife career women increase their sacred capital.