Instead of letting another two years pass you by, let’s reframe all the possibilities that are sitting right in front of you that you can grab hold of.
We’ve all had that feeling in life when we realized a year or two has gone by in a blink of an eye. We reflect on everything we could have done in that time, and regret not doing more.
Let me help you avoid that feeling. This article is the anti-overnight success business plan. In fact, it’s not even really a business plan at all. It’s merely a way to show you what’s possible in the next 730 days.
If you’re starting a new business (or growing an existing one)…
You have 365 hours (working 30 minutes per day)
You have 520 hours (working 5 hours per week)
You have 4,160 hours (working standard 40-hour workweeks)
You could grow your revenue by 52% ( .5% growth each week)
You could grow your revenue by 104% ( 1% growth each week)
You could create 6 new products/service (spending 4 months creating each)*
You could have 1-on-1 chats with 104 customers ( 1 per week)
You could have 1-on-1 chats with 312 customers ( 3 per week)
You could pitch 1,460 people your product ( 2 per day)
You could attend 24 events/meetups/conference (1 per month)
If you’re a writer of any kind…
You could write 100,000 words ( 137 words per day)
You could write 200,000 words ( 274 words per day)
You could write 300,000* words ( 411 words per day)
You could write 104 articles or email newsletters ( 1 per week)
You could write 208** articles/newsletters ( 2 per week)
You could write 312 articles/newsletters ( 3 per week)
*The average book is 50,000 words long, this would be six fully written books! **If you share your articles/newsletters weekly, that’s four years of weekly content.
If you’re looking to get more things done…
You could come with 7,300 ideas* (write down 10 per day)
You could spend 240+ hours on fitness ( 20 minutes per day)
You could accomplish 2,190 to-do items ( 3 per day)
*Even if 99% of the ideas you write down are absolute crap, 1% is still 73 good ideas.
No matter what you’re doing or working on, you have 730 chances to get out of bed every day and make your dreams come true.
What will you do with the next two years?
(Big Fat Takeaway)
In the next two years you have 730 chances to get out of bed and make your dreams come true.
(he/him) Co-head-hancho of this WAIM thing. I used to wear t-shirts for a living, now I just wear them because I'm not a nudist. You can usually find me baking things, watching JCVD movies, and dreaming of living on an island.
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