rocking horse

People get tattoos for all sorts of reasons.  They get them to commemorate an event or a person, to celebrate, to rebel, to remember someone who has gone, or simply just because they are a way of expressing their true selves.

This morning someone told me they have just one tattoo, which she designed herself.  It’s of a rocking horse.

Her reason for choosing the rocking horse was quite profound, and I’d like to share it with you today.

A rocking horse is not just a thing of beauty, to be admired and gazed at, but it’s a fun and exciting toy to play with too.  The fun part comes from sitting on that rocking horse, giving it push and enjoying the results.

Some kids push harder, and see if they can rock it so far as to tip, taking risks, getting a thrill, see how far they can go.  Others push gently and enjoy the more softer motion that results.

A  few kids just sit there, and do nothing, and the rocking horse does nothing in return.  The child gets bored and wanders off to play with something else.

The tattoo that she designed has a purpose.  Its there to remind her daily that without taking action, nothing happens.

Without giving something a little input from you, a little push, then nothing changes.

Without the rider putting in a bit of work, a rocking horse is just a piece of art.

Your business is the same.   It’s not enough to just jump on board and then sit there and do nothing.  Your business needs your constant work, and effort and input- it’s not going to let you coast along.

I know there are a lot of you reading this who are coasting along, who are not taking the action that you need to.

I know there are even a few who have been planning their business, without even starting it, for some time now.

Without action, nothing happens.  Without energy, you’ll never get moving.  The rocking horse doesn’t rock itself.

If you are brand new to your business, or not even started yet, I have something that will help you.  I’ve created the StartUp Program just for you, and I’ve been adding more and more to it through the year.  So much more, than in 2016 I’m doubling the price.

For just 10 more days, you can take action, throw some energy into your business, and get moving with the help of this self guided program.  The StartUp Program will guide you through planning, goal setting, your business identity, marketing, and strategy for growth.  It has templates, worksheets, step by step cheat sheets and more.

If you’ve been sitting back and admiring your beautiful rocking horse, without really enjoying it as it should be, now is the time to give it a push.


Click here to find out more, or email me and I’ll give you a call to see if you’re suitable for the program.

Right now you can join the StartUp Program for just $495 (or 2 installments of $295).


You could just keep sitting there and admiring how beautiful it looks gathering dust…

or, Sign up and give your business idea the PUSH it needs.

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Written by Anita Marchesani
I've come to small business the long way round- but enjoyed and learned from every single step. I learned about the power of Media during a BA and while working in Film&TV. I learned about the hard graft while groom for an international eventer in the UK. I learned organisation and staff management from running hundreds of weddings both here and in the UK. I learned from the mistakes of my first business that failed, to create an e-commerce success story, and now I'm here to help you have even greater success in your business. Oh, and I dance to really loud music like a crazy bastard.