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WHY ME?

 

Hello! I’m Shannan Scott and I’ve always known I was meant for MORE.

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I remember the precise moment that I got that feeling. You know the one I’m talking about, right? That feeling of disconnect, an indescribable pull in another direction, a gut-wrenching realization that you’re not in the right place.

It was a Wednesday afternoon at the office where I worked as an event planner. I was sitting in my tiny cubicle, eyes growing blurrier by the second, staring at a bunch of numbers on an excel spreadsheet.

I threw my head in my hands and heard the voice inside my head scream, “I just can’t do this anymore!!!”

But just as soon as I acknowledged this unsettling voice, I whisked it away and resisted it because of all the time, money and energy I had already invested in pursuing this path.

As the months went on though, I just couldn’t ignore that voice any longer.

I had lost count of how many times I had come home, crying to my husband (then fiancé), wanting so desperately to be doing something that didn’t steal my spirit and joy every single day. 

I always knew that the regular 9-5 job didn’t look good on me. I had this deep desire for more freedom and the creative space to build my own dreams instead of the dreams of others. I desperately wanted to feel that alignment again and to re-connect with my core purpose.

Define success on your terms, achieve it by your own rules, and a build a life you’re proud to live.

— Anne Sweeney

So I started exploring entrepreneurship in January 2014 and officially began building my coaching business. While my background in planning certainly helped with my business strategy and organization, my execution was definitely a little rockier than I had anticipated.

After wasting a ton of time spinning my wheels, signing up for what seemed like a million free opt-ins (#coursejunkie), my coaching business was becoming more of an expensive hobby than anything else. I wasn’t getting any closer to leaving my dreadful 9-5 job or

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saying sayonara to my unfulfilling conventional lifestyle. It was time to get some help and direction if I ever wanted to make this happen.
 

SO I MADE A FIERCE DECISION AND TOOK A GIANT LEAP OF FAITH.

I FINALLY HIRED MY OWN PRIVATE BUSINESS COACH.
 

I found someone who had exactly what I wanted. Someone who was living the life I dreamt of living, making the amount of money I desired to make and who had overcome the same challenges that I was currently facing.

This was probably the most scary – and at the same time – most exhilarating decision I had ever made. Financially it didn’t make sense; I was getting married in two months and had zero savings left to cover my coaching package. For the first time in my life, I dipped into my line of credit and put myself in debt.

 

BUT I BELIEVED IN MYSELF AND KNEW I WAS WORTH THE INVESTMENT.

 

After my first session with my coach, the weight I had been feeling for so long finally lifted. I got clear on my desires and figured out who I wanted to serve. I learned how to market my offers, build my list, create a standout brand and find my dream clients!

Two words: GAME CHANGER.

All of this is possible for you, too. There’s nothing special about me. All you need is a strong intention, unshakable belief and fierce action in doing whatever it takes. Deciding that there’s no other option.

Because this is your dream. And you CAN make it happen.

I’m here, ready to help you take the leap.

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.

— Rumi

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One part creative, one part strategic, I’m always striving to look at the bigger picture and prioritize what matters most in both my work & my life. The beauty of intention is that, once you become attuned to it, it starts to seep into every aspect of your life. It’s become the vantage point from which I view everything. From how I live and work, to how I encourage my clients to market themselves, to the brands I choose to buy from and support.

Throughout this blog, I'm excited to share inspired ideas and mindful practices that guide us to simplify our lives, yet fill them intentionally. Isn't that what we're all really after? If that's you, too, I think you'll enjoy what you find here. —Happy reading!

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