How much fun do you have in all the things that you do?! Do you live for the weekend or your day(s) off?!
I enjoy blogging; I'm not good at doing things I don't enjoy. The new Daily Greatness Business Planner (DGBP) has really got me thinking. It's got me thinking about blogging more seriously and has fuelled the fire for me pursuing my goals and dreams.
It's kinda weird to think of my blog (KISE) as a business but actually, it's an off shoot of my profession. As a Personal Trainer, Health & Fitness Professional, this blog has become my brand. Everything I do is out there on the world wide web. My blog is my living, breathing CV where I get to share my experiences and knowledge in my own voice.
The DGBP starts off with you creating The One Page Business Plan. Parts of this were easy - my mission was already shared here on KISE:
"Create a community which inspires and motivates people to live an active, healthy lifestyle whilst fostering empowerment through conversations which add value and allow for informed choices"
But I then got stuck working backwards and forwards working out my vision, purpose, values, objectives and goals. Once I started to get my head around things though it began to make more sense and helped me to make decisions about the future easier.
The next main section I worked on was the Business Goal Planner. I've always had personal goals, career goals and fitness goals but had never thought about goals for my blog itself. I took inspiration from Beki (of Miss Wheezy) to identify my business areas including content, social media and products. I've begun working on SMART goals in each area to measure my progress over the next 12 months.
Next up is to create my Business Vision Planner. Where do I see KISE in one year, three years, five or ten years?!
Then it's time to narrow the focus onto the next 90 days and create business challenges for myself. I'd love to organise a Summer Social for the London Bloggers Group and potentially collaborate with these amazing local bloggers to create an ebook too.
I haven't started using the weekly planner yet as I just haven't had time (is this true?!). I also want to finish identifying my vision and goals so I can create something from those that is actionable.
At the end of the day I love blogging. They say "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." That's my ultimate plan.
Do you blog?! Do you view your blog as a business or just a bit of fun?!
Are you a fan of blogs? How do you feel about Bloggers making money from whether do?!
p.s I was gifted my copy of the DGBP; but you know me, all opinions remain my own! Yes, sir!!