In 2019, what area are you “making space” for?
“This year I’m making space to supercharge my business and my health. 2019 will be the year it all comes together – I’m so excited!”— Kelly Etter, Owner and Founder of EtterOps
I have always made plenty of space in my life for my family, especially since becoming a mom eight years ago. I’ve never struggled with putting family first – it has always been a given, a moral compass.
Although I’ve never wavered from this, I’ve found it’s near impossible to be an ever-present mom AND scale a business AND maintain any amount of self-care.
So for the past eight years, I’ve chosen my kiddos, while the growth of my business and my own optimal health have been put on hold. However, our boys are now 8 and 5 and I feel like it’s time…
Time to make space for my business, EtterOps. Time to make space for my health. 2019 will be the year it all comes together – I’m so excited!
Share your journey and why this is important to you
I ended my career as an elementary school teacher several years ago, in search of two things: 100% flexibility and 100% financial freedom.
Happiness is worth working hard for, but it doesn’t always come with a steady paycheck. I wanted the flexibility to volunteer in my son’s class each week and the financial freedom to take a family vacation every year and stop living paycheck to paycheck.
With my own business, I immediately achieved flexibility, but I knew financial freedom would be a longer-term goal.
By making space to focus on the growth of EtterOps this year, I know I can reach it.
How would you like to inspire others?
I love this question, because it IS our business! The EtterOps motto,
“Do More of What You Love.”
We support small business owners with their administrative, creative, and financial tasks so they have more time to focus on the things that energize them and bring them joy.
My goal in every initial consultation is to help our clients see the value of their own time, and the peace of mind that comes from all the ‘stuff’ getting done behind the scenes.
When we can stop wearing all hats, we have space to focus on those things in life that really matter to us.
How do you use LifeSpace to achieve your goals personally and professionally?
When I saw LifeSpace’s functionality, I felt like the creators had read my mind!
We have many clients, each with many different programs, websites and tasks. As their support system, a large part of our job is to organize all of it and ensure their businesses are using the best processes, systems, and practices as they grow.
LifeSpace is the first tool I’ve seen that puts all of those disparate pieces into one place.
Not only will I use it for EtterOps and for my family – it will be the first program we’ll set up for each client as well. It’s like my hyper-attention to detail and organization just got supercharged, and a whole lot easier!
Provide a link for people to check out what you are up to
This is our first blog post and the backbone of why we do what we do: Wellness is Doing What You Love
Our Website: www.EtterOps.com
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