Adventure of Existence by any other name is…A Re-Launch
If you don't know what Adventure of Existence is, you are in the majority. It was my first blog, the one by which I learned many, many lessons about entrepreneurship, leadership, blogging, self-employment, systems, content management and social media.
In short, it was my teacher.
I started it in 2015 as a side hustle and as the birth of a bucket list dream (see My Big Why). I was working full time as an expat in Central America. I lived in a town that didn't offer much in the way of diversion and with no kids, no pets and limited electricity and internet simultaneously, I was looking for something to fill my down time with purpose.
I got antsy. I didn't know what to do. I didn't want to waste my life on Netflix and Kindle. I was too poor.
And then I found some gals who were teaching online and making a decent income. I thought to myself. These were my literal thoughts:
Pffftt. I could do that. I could write my content while the internet is down and find a way to load and schedule things while the internet is functioning that way when the internet goes down again, it's doing work for me.
(Can I get a witness? You know you thought it, too, be honest.)
My mind was already thinking through work-arounds and systems that would have to adapt to my circumstances. So I began consuming everything I saw from Regina, Mariah, Sarah, Taylor, Kali, Caressa, Lauren and so many other AWESOME gals. I ended up doing some successful webinars with a handful of them. What's incredible is almost ALL OF THEM are killing it a year later some with 6 figure incomes who started at the SAME EXACT TIME THAT I DID.
So why aren't I making 6 figures?
Well, life happened. All of sudden my full time international job was subject to political instability, my family member was suddenly diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and it looked like I was needing to figure out where I was going to live temporarily state-side.
Needless to say, the side hustle went on the back burner.
BUT, I kept watching, learning, listening, whenever I could. As a result of the new life circumstances, and a little more education and experience under my belt I realized my niche could use some tweaking, and I invested in finding my OWN voice so that I would be less tempted to wash-rinse-repeat what other incredible gals and chaps were doing.
So I'm back. Life is somewhat stable again and I've decided to re-launch the heart of what was Adventure of Existence which was about encountering people in this life (adventure called existence) and as a result, not leaving the encounter unchanged. That means either of us.
I'm a learner and I'm a teacher. It's a huge part of who I am which is why courses and coaching is a great fit. I had a lot of positive feedback on my main course BASECAMP but I'm taking the constructive feedback I got from it and making it even better, adding videos and making sure it's packed with TONS of value. I'll be releasing it in about a month. I've toned down my kitschy-campy aesthetic and upped my tools and systems.
I've also taken the 60+ page workbook and broken it down into a more manageable course and created a shorter e-workbook (30+ pages) that you can fill in right on the computer. It's called Mark Your X - Find Your Strengths-Based Evergreen Niche in 5 Days and it's totally free to enroll in.
So I'm picking up right where I left off but also starting afresh and with a BANG!
I'm happy to announce that I've been invited to participate in an INCREDIBLE GIVEAWAY hosted by the lovely Anna Frandsen. There will be more than 20 prizes being given away, including a 45-Minute Niche Strategy Session and a coaching package from Anna herself.
It's bonkers in value. And it's free to enter. You have until November 5th!
Have you ever been knocked down in this journey? Who or what helped you get back up? I look forward to re-connecting and continuing this crazy 'adventure of existence' with you.