There is no time requirement when it comes to the changes we wish to see with our money.
Culturally, we seem to have this idea that in order for any change to occur it will take a long time.
It doesn’t have to — though it might if we’re not willing to let go of that idea and consider a new perspective on what’s possible in a short period of time.
While some element of time will always be a part of any transformation, the speed we see change occur is really more dependent on us.
It’s based on how badly we want those results, how tenacious we’ll be to produce those results, and how quickly we are willing to act.
When I tell people they can see a positive change to their relationship with money, generating new cash in as little as 6 weeks, they look at me like I’m crazy.
“I’ve been dealing with these money issues for 40 years,” they’ll say, “And you’re telling me they’ll be gone in weeks?”
Yes. That’s exactly what I’m saying.
The problem isn’t in how long we’ve been struggling with the money issue. It’s in how long we’ve been doing the same thing to try and fix it.
The point is, whatever we’ve been doing isn’t working which is why it feels like a long, arduous battle.
Try something new, something different — that is tried, tested, and proven to fix your money — and change can happen quickly.
I see some ambitious clients produce results in only 3-4 weeks of working with me, others in 6-12. The rate of their change is different based on their individual characteristics and their goals, but change is possible and it can happen in just weeks. Sometimes days.
Frankly, the faster we release our old money stories, the faster our results.
But we have to believe that change can happen quickly instead of being tied to the expectation that it will require a long, tenuous timeframe simply because what we’ve been trying for years hasn’t been working.
That wasn’t Time’s fault, it was the approach.
Here’s the 3-2-1 on time and transformation.
- How long it takes for change to occur isn’t based on time itself, it’s based on will and action. How badly do we want the result and what are we willing to do to get it?
- Time will always be a part of the equation but it isn’t the WHOLE equation. There is no requirement on how long something has to take to shift, adapt, or produce results.
- Our results come down to us: our choices and our drive and that’s something we get to dictate the timing on. We get to control whether or not we face our money stories and when we take the action. It’s our actions that will dictate the results we get and how quickly we see them.
- Challenge yourself this week to implement one small new action that takes five minutes or less each day and works towards a greater goal. (If you’re not doing it already, consider talking to your money.)
- At the end of the week, evaluate how taking that small daily action added up. What change occurred from only 5 minutes of daily, consistent action? How has this changed your perspective on what time is required to produce results?
- What have I been avoiding because I believe it will take a long time?
What is your money attitude? Are you subconsiously pushing money away? Let’s change your results today.
If you want to flip the script on your money mindset and draw money to you instead of pushing it away — even if you are terrible with numbers and budgets — let’s go.
To your impact and legacy,