I can’t tell you how many times people say to me, “Oh, it looks like you’re doing so great with your business. You’re so busy.” Like that’s a compliment! But the honest truth is I’m often busier than I’d like to be and I don’t even work full-time hours. This is just one reason I am thrilled to have Tonya Dalton on the podcast to speak about the ‘Joy of Missing Out’ movement.

Because really, letting go of the burden of busy allows you to focus on what matters most and feel happy about it! In this episode, Tonya shares her wisdom on doing less to scale faster, finding your north star, using automation to keep good habits and so much more. Listen now to start finding the joy of missing out in your business.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • How to pivot your business back to your natural strengths and passions
  • The key to scaling fast that 99% of people miss
  • Why focusing on just a few offerings enables you to grow
  • What helped Tonya make the decision to close her first business
  • How to find the North Star of your business
  • How to bring in automation that helps you keep good habits
  • The one question that will change the way you make decisions
  • Tonya’s five-minute trick to beat procrastination

My business checked all the boxes, but it didn't fill my soul.

Favorite Quotes:

“My business checked all the boxes, but it didn’t fill my soul.”

“People think they have to do all the things in order to scale. You don’t. You really just have to focus on what’s truly most important.”

“When we choose to prioritize, we’re able to give the best version of ourselves to what we’re doing.”

More About Tonya:

Tonya Dalton is a productivity expert, author, speaker and founder of inkWELL Press Productivity Co, a company centered around productivity tools and training. She will release her first book, The Joy of Missing Out, with Harper Collins October 1st.

Tonya’s messages about business management, productivity, and the pursuit of passion have impacted thousands and inspired her to launch her podcast, Productivity Paradox which has surpassed more than a million downloads. Her podcast regularly ranks in the top 50 of all business management podcasts on Apple Podcasts.

Tonya has been featured on Real Simple, Entrepreneur, Inc., Apartment Therapy, Lauren Conrad, and Fast Company among other places. In 2019, Tonya received the Enterprising Woman of the Year Award and was named North Carolina’s Female Entrepreneur to Watch by The Ladders.

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