Leverage for Growth Podcast

Episode 94: Embrace Simplicity, Create Space, Be Ready

Episode Date:Jun 6, 2023

Discover how to navigate the increasing complexity of the business world by embracing simplicity and creating space. Jesse Gilmore, founder of Niche in Control, shares insights on finding clarity, reflecting on direction, and tuning in to your inner voice. Learn actionable steps to simplify your life and business, prioritize quality, and create a meaningful existence.

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You are now listening to Leverage for Growth. Hey everybody this is Jesse P. Gilmore founder of Niche in Control and creator of the Leverage for Growth, welcome to the daily leverage edition.
Today’s topic is this “Embrace Simplicity, Create Space, Be Ready”. Sit back, relax and welcome to today’s daily leverage.

So this morning, I was doing my morning routine and reflecting on the last words of my former coach before we parted ways.

He said to “Embrace Simplicity, Create Space, Be Ready”

As business owners during the AI disruption that is happening with Chat GPT

We are in a state of increased complexity, constantly doing as much as we can, and not slowing down

We feel FOMO about AI and think that if we don’t pay attention and stay up to date with all of the changes and impacts that AI is having on our day to day lives

That we will be left out

Missing the party

Losing opportunities

In the increased complexity of the world right now, there is no better time than to get in touch with who you are and where you want to go in life

This is the perfect time to reduce the complexity

Give yourself the time and space needed to have clarity and certainty in your direction

Allow yourself to let go of preconceived notions of how something was supposed to be

To simply be in a state of simplicity

Allows you to be prepared for what is to come

We all don’t know where life will take us

We have ideas of where we might end up

But there is an unknown that requires us to slow down

To reflect

To assess where we are and where we want to be

If you have not given yourself the permission to slow down and assess where you are and where you want to be

I would like to give you that permission

Permission to be whoever you want to be

Permission to relax, stay calm, and create space

In that space, in that quiet, you will hear your inner voice provide you with the direction you have been seeking

The inner voice and intuition is something that a lot of us have shut out

Have neglected

In search of a new truth that is found externally

When in actuality, all that you have ever wanted and needed is found internally

We have just been too busy to notice

Today, I want you to simply ask yourself one question

How can I create more simplicity and space in my life?

If you want to dive deeper, ask yourself further questions like

What would I have to remove or eliminate in order to create more clarity in my life?

What could I get rid of that is adding unnecessary complexity to my life and business?

How can I take a break from the normal routine of life and my business so that I can have more space and time in between things?

In the last week of being back from vacation, this is what I have been doing

I have removed a mastermind that I was a part of but not receiving value from

I removed vendors that are nice to haves but not essential

I have removed softwares that are half used and not necessary

I have scaled down my team to me, Jeremy and two content marketing interns

I have created space in between my appointments so that I do not feel rushed

Even though I can only take half the new business meetings than early

I am consciously choosing to focus on quality over quantity

Quality of life

Quality of connection

Quality of experiences for me, my team, and my potential and existing clients

I am opening up more to our mastermind members and giving them direct access to me in ways that I had not done before


Because I want a life and business that means something

That feels good

That fulfills the part of me that got into business in the first place

Not to outperform or beat out competition

But rather to create a business that supports my life

Not a life that supports the business

These changes have allowed me to embrace simplicity, create space, and be ready for the next level of what is coming

I suggest you do the same


Now it is time for daily leverage.

Where in your world whether in your life or business, have you been increasing complexity and not having the space and time to slow down?

Is it in your life with your health or body?

Is it in your life with your spirituality or self-direction?

Is it in your relationships with your spouse, partner or kids?

Is it in your business or finances or team?

Once you have located where you have been needing simplicity and space and you know what you need to change.

My question to you is this…

What are you willing and able to do about it today?

That is the end of our daily leverage. This is Jesse P. Gilmore and you have been listening to the Leverage for Growth podcast.

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