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Ask Amy Wine: Overcoming Business Overwhelm

In the inaugural episode of Ask Amy Wine, we dive into the common struggle of business overwhelm, sharing real-life insights and actionable strategies to help you navigate through chaos and regain control. Using a case study from a client in the mortgage lending industry, we’ll discuss practical tips to keep your goals clear, make data-driven decisions, and maintain a proactive approach to business.

Topics Discussed

  1. Understanding Business Overwhelm:
    • What causes business overwhelm and how it affects entrepreneurs.
    • Common signs that you’re experiencing overwhelm in your business.
  2. Real-Life Case Study:
    • Analyzing a client’s challenge in the mortgage lending industry.
    • Decision-making strategies to overcome market downturns.
  3. Clarity and Direction:
    • The importance of having clear goals and keeping them front and center.
    • How to use numbers and data to guide your business decisions without emotional interference.
  4. Proactive vs. Reactive Mindset:
    • Transforming reactionary habits into proactive strategies.
    • The role of support systems, like coaches and operations managers, in maintaining direction.
  5. Actionable Tips to Beat Overwhelm:
    • Writing down and prioritizing your tasks and goals.
    • Setting weekly reminders to review and adjust your strategies.
    • Keeping a clear and consistent focus on your North Star.

Key Takeaways

  • Overwhelm is simply a lack of clarity. When you lose sight of your goals, chaos ensues.
  • Numbers don’t lie; they provide a clear, emotion-free path to making informed decisions.
  • To shorten the time from being thrown off track to getting back on it, you need clear goals, written plans, and regular reviews.

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I’m a small-town Oklahoma girl living the big city life in Houston, Texas with even BIGGER dreams. I was an elementary school teacher turned marriage and family therapist with a passion for helping families live their best lives.

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Jesus' Daughter, Wife, Mom, CEO, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, High-Performance Business Coach, Podcast Host, & Professional Taco-Eater