Day 363 – Should We Take The Easy Road Or Not?

Taking the Easy RoadAlmost two years ago I decided I didn’t want to be an event planner anymore.

After 16 years I was feeling I had done enough. I had lost my mojo. Or more like, I was just burnt out and ready for a change.

So thus came the start of my new company. Which I’m excited about, but lots of work and definitely not easy.

I feel like I am struggling with where I’m going with the new company and having to learn so much. And then last night I organized a fundraiser for our rugby tour. A quick event with a silent auction, food and more. Simple.

Simple because I knew what to do. I didn’t have to question myself because I was completely confident in what I was doing. Because I had done it for so long, how could I not be confident.

I did forget how long it takes to pull together all the pieces, no matter how big or small the event. Bid sheets, signage, volunteer coordination and petty cash. Maybe it is like a mother who gives birth – we quickly forget the pain or else we’d never have more children. So to the event world!

I realized I could very easily go back into the event management world. It is something I am so comfortable and confident doing. It was nice doing an event that reminded me of how I actually was good at something in the past.

Because starting a new company in a new area is not exactly confidence building. It is scary and I spend many hours wondering why I am doing what I am doing.

But would I be happy in the long run? Would I get bored doing events again? Would I feel like I gave up just because it got tough?

I believe I would, so thus why I am going to keep persevering with 365 Day Media Group and Rodan + Fields.

A little discomfort isn’t always a bad thing. I’m hoping it can be a motivator to my eventual happiness.

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