Exercise: Take an Honest Look at Your Financial Situation
So this is something that I want you guys to just take a second and write down. So whether you're watching online or you're in here, you complete this sentence. I need to make money from my craft because so in my case, it's I need to make money from my craft because I'd rather spend my time in my studio making jewelry, then get a real job. Another really interesting example that I heard I heard an interview with Susan Peterson, who is the founder of Freshly Picked. They make the little baby moccasins, and if you guys have seen any of my classes, you've heard me talk about her before, cause she's pretty much a marketing genius. In this interview, I heard her say, when I started my business literally. My goal was I wanted to be able to walk into Target and by anything I wanted, like that was her goal. And that is the business grew. She was like, Okay, now that's my goal for my employees. I want all of my employees be able to walk into target and buy anything they wanted any time. That wa...
s her goal. So then, once you've written this gold down. You also want to think about than what this statement tells you about your financial needs. So for me, it means that like I need to pay for my studio, right? I this really pretty studio. I got to make sure that I'm paying the bills on that. I have to pay my share of the bills. I like traveling clothes, so I have to do that. And I want to do that primarily from the sale of my jewelry. Right. That's my goal. So we kind of talked about those, like your big reasons. But I really want everyone in this audience to share that actual sentence. I need to make money from my craft because