How Important Is It For You To Create A Vision Board

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to get back focused on creating what we see in our future and what we’ve been working so hard to accomplish all year, its Vision Board time! Whether you are creating an actual board and pasting photos of your dreams and goals to post in your bedroom or office to see first thing in the morning, or you are creating an album with all of your visions on each page OR you are creating a virtual vision of your dreams and goals for 2019, we have options.

I can say I have only created a vision board once, I created an actual board with cut outs from magazines. However, for me, it was difficult to find everything I needed in magazines to complete my vision, which was a little frustrating. This year I’ve decided to create a virtual vision collage I can share as my screensaver on my phone, that way I could always look at my vision and stay motivated for my next move and make my goals a reality for this upcoming year!

Here are a few free apps you can use to create your virtual vision board:

  1. Canva
  2. Pic Collage
  3. Layout
  4. Adobe Spark

How important is it for you to create a vision board for your goals this coming year??

Steve Harvey talks to Oprah about how important a vision board was for him.

“Man if I didn’t have a Vision Board, I’d be in trouble!”

~ Steve Harvey 

Oprah talking to Steve Harvey about his vision board

Helping the Community

Thanksgiving is all about giving. A lot of us spend time with our families and friendsFB_IMG_1542123194741_edited and share how thankful we are for having food on the table, a roof over our heads and anything else we are thankful for.  However, there are many families that are not as fortunate and would be grateful to have a decent dinner for their family to enjoy. It’s also a good idea to get our children involved in helping those in need. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we are getting involved and helping a family in need and would love for you to join us!

Business Minded Women, B.M.W has partnered with BeYouSocial for the Adopt-A- Family Thanksgiving Drive. Our organizations both believe it giving back. Join us by helping our Adopted Family have a great Thanksgiving dinner this year by making a donation whether it is food or monetary, no donation is TOO BIG or TOO small.

Drop off your (perishable, non-perishable and monetary) donations this Friday evening. at Ruby Tuesday’s in Clinton, Maryland.

If you can’t make it in person, but would still like to provide your support we are accepting donations online via paypal or cashapp.

Paypal donations can be sent to:

Help us Be a blessing to a Family in Need.

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Goal Setting 2018

Why does it seem like every time we have a great idea and we get super excited about it we then go into…THIS IS GOING TO BE MY YEAR mode!? After about 6 months in you’ve forgotten all about that idea and the goals you set for it because another idea has kicked in! It happens to the best of us. I’ve learned to write down my ideas and tosmart goal setting hand drawn on blackboard set REALISTIC goals that I can work on little by little. It’s easy to get drained trying to work on everything at once, so spread out your goals and work hard to accomplish them.

This year, I’ve worked hard to achieve the goals I set for myself and my businesses. It hasn’t been easy though, especially when you want to do so much! I was able take some time to look at my growth personally and spiritually, and realized that I’d made some great strides in all areas but still have work to do. I didn’t necessarily hit every goal I set for myself, nevertheless, I’ve found new ways to work that helps me manage my time better and I’ve learned you cannot do EVERY thing at once! No matter what others are doing you have to do what works best for you. No matter what the goal is business or personal, it’s usually just me working to become a better version of myself because with personal growth comes business growth. I was able to make some great things happen that I was proud of this year, now it’s time to finish out the year and think more about where I want to be in the next few years to ensure my businesses flourish.

A few things I was able to do was to launch my online boutique, offer my customers some new things and to start my own line…this was a start…but there was still so much more I needed to do! I even started working on a few in-person interviews to spotlight some of the areas hardest working entrepreneurs earlier this year, which is something I will continue and was a great experience!

However, we all know nothing happens overnight as bad as we would like for them to, it just doesn’t. There was so much more I wanted to accomplish this year, for instance, publishing more blog posts. I KNOW…I KNOW, but now that I’ve worked on my time management, I can share more great business topics and some of my own business experiences. I’m not afraid to say that I didn’t do everything I wanted to do, but THIS IS MY YEAR!! (inserts sarcasm)

I shared all of this with you all to say, as long as you’re working hard and moving toward the goals you you want to accomplish you can make anything you want happen and at anytime you want…OK, maybe not all of what you want to do but there’s always time to get focused! Write everything down, use time management to do a little at a time and work hard to make things happen!

Slow progress is better than no progress at all. Less procrastinating and more goal setting then knocking those goals out will get you closer to where you want to be for 2019!

If you can relate or want to share your thoughts leave a comment on your experiences.