Atomic Business Coaching

Hosted ByAdam Hurd & Tom Marino

Welcome to the Atomic Business Coaching Podcast! Join your hosts Adam T. Hurd (Business Advisor) and Tom Marino (Life Coach) as they delve into the world of small business owners and their unique challenges. With a perfect blend of personal growth and business leadership insights, Adam and Tom share real-world experiences from their coaching practice, effective tactics for overcoming obstacles, and practical methods to achieve success.

Atomic Business Coaching-Episode 47

The End-of-Year Crunch: Finding the Right Approach for Success

In this latest podcast episode, Tom and Adam explore the dilemma faced by many professionals as the year comes to a close. The question is, should we push hard for results or take a break and recharge? The answer, they conclude, depends on individual circumstances and energy levels. Tom kicked off the conversation by emphasizing the importance of considering industry specifics and personal energy levels when deciding how to approach the end of the year. Adam chimes in by sharing his strategy of taking into account both his physical state and accomplishments of the year to guide his decision. 

To clarify things, Adam introduces a quadrant model that helps determine the best end-of-year strategy. Suppose the year has been difficult and energy levels are low. In that case, it may be necessary to prioritize rest to avoid neglecting responsibilities or succumbing to holiday-induced stress and poor habits. Tom agrees and highlights the significance of finding a work-life balance and spending time with loved ones during the holiday season. He cautions against feeling guilty for taking a well-deserved break after a challenging year. 

Adam then presents a fresh perspective, noting that even if energy levels are depleted, a successful year allows professionals to prioritize their well-being over business requirements. Both hosts agree that a tough year, regardless of energy levels, may necessitate either a rejuvenating break or a determined push to salvage the situation. It's all about viewing the circumstances from a positive mindset. 

Hurd suggests a dual approach: tackling remaining work with determination while making time to relax and reset. This way, professionals can make progress while still taking care of themselves. In conclusion, every decision should ultimately lead to a positive outcome for individuals and their businesses. It's all about finding the right balance and making choices that maximize benefit for everyone involved. 

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