Are You Too Attached to the 'How'?

Are You Too Attached to the ‘How’? | Michelle McGlade

Making the Maven Episode 117: Magic begins to happen when you let go of the ‘how’ and start focusing on just taking action.


Welcome to the new year! In this week’s show, you just have yours truly sitting one-on-one to give you a real talk about a lesson I had to relearn in 2017. Are You Too Attached to the ‘How’? A couple of years ago when I decided to shut down my brick and mortar business, I was so focused on ‘how’ I wanted to let my business go that it took me almost a year (and near burn-out) for me to finally let it go. I was so focused on ‘how’ that I ended up dragging the task on for more than it needed to be. The same thing happened to me again in 2017! Today, I’ll be sharing this valuable lesson with you so that you can prevent and stop yourself from going through the exact same thing in your business.

Key Insights & Aha Moments


*I was so fortunate to meet up with my inner circle mavens for a 2017 year review.

*What kind of lessons have I learned throughout the year?

*On January 17, I have a free webinar for you! Don’t miss it.

*I had to relearn a lesson this year. That lesson was to not be so attracted to how things will happen in your business. Are You Too Attached to the ‘How’?

*After 3 years of blood, sweat, and tears, I decided it was time to close the brick and mortar business to focus on coaching. It was a tough decision to ‘walk away’ from it all.

*I wanted to see my business baby live on. I decided that it was best to sell my business. Little did I know the universe was laughing at me!

*I overworked myself for a year trying to sell my business and I was just hitting wall after wall.

*When I stopped pushing on ‘how’ I wanted my business to end. Guess what, the universe delivered and gave me a different solution.

*One thing people get wrong when they’re trying to manifest things is they’re still very attached to the how.

*Sometimes, we just don’t know how to do things, but that’s okay. If you just start taking action without being attached to the ‘what’ and the ‘how,’ that’s when magic and results start to come.

*In 2017, I made a big marketing push to attract more people into my online community. However, I was struggling to communicate value to new audiences.

*I’m sharing this with you today as I reflect on some of the highlights that happened in 2017.

*At the end of the day, it’s all about you getting clear on what you want and then taking action on those goals. Do not get attached to the how or the little details of how it happens. Are You Too Attached to the ‘How’? Stop!

Michelle McGlade, MBA, LAc | Podcast Host | Author | Speaker
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