Planning Like a Girl: Embracing a Feminine Approach to StrategyNov 19, 2023
In this blog post we are diving into the empowering world of planning like a girl. Inspired by the famous Nike ad, "run like a girl," we're here to challenge conventional planning methods and explore how adopting a feminine-inspired approach can transform the way you run your business and your life. As we navigate the topic, in this post and inside out latest Zero Wasted Days podcast episode keep in mind that this is a conversation often left unexplored in the market. Many women struggle with planning, feeling they are not good at it or that their plans always fall through. Today, we're debunking these myths and shedding light on a new, more feminine way of approaching planning.
The struggle is real for many women who enter the planning arena with doubts and fears about their capabilities. Feeling like plans fail because of a lack of follow-through, distractions, or a perceived lack of focus is a common experience. It's crucial to acknowledge that this is a normal part of the process and that you are not alone in facing these challenges.
Our goal with this post is to redefine success in planning and guide you toward creating strategies that are tailored to your unique needs. The conversation centers around empowering you to operate your business and life in a way that resonates with your individuality.
The blog post is a precursor to the upcoming 2024 Annuelle Planning Workshop scheduled for December 4th. The workshop aims to provide a deeper dive into crafting successful plans and strategies, setting you up for success in the weeks, months, and years to come. Get ready to ignite your business results with a powerful strategic roadmap for your business. In this 90 minute session, You will see how powerful planning can be when you find the sweet intersection of strategy & your own feminine energy!
We’ll begin by addressing the outdated planning system we've all been operating under—a system built by men. The conventional calendar, dating back to 3000 BC, follows a 24-hour cycle, which doesn't align well with the natural rhythms of women. Women operate on roughly a 28-day cycle in sync with their menstrual cycles. Understanding this biological difference is instrumental in planning for success.
Traditional planning methods often overlook the natural ebb and flow of a woman's energy throughout her menstrual cycle. Acknowledging these fluctuations and incorporating them into your planning can lead to more efficient, flexible, and personalized strategies. By learning how to harness the productive periods and honoring the need for rest during low-energy phases, you can optimize your approach to work and life.
A unique aspect introduced in this workshop is the consideration of nervous system regulation in planning. The session touches on the importance of regulating your nervous system to create a more enjoyable planning experience. When your nervous system is in balance, your creative output is more inspired and aligned with higher frequencies, leading to better results and a more fulfilling work process.
By understanding the challenges women face, debunking myths, and introducing unique concepts like nervous system regulation, the goal is to empower you to redefine how you do business. Join the upcoming Planning Workshop on December 4th here to take the next step in your journey towards planning success. It's time to release guilt, pressure, and give yourself full permission to plan in a way that aligns with your authentic self.