Future-Proofing for a Better Life

Introduction: Greeting from the Beach
Good morning, good afternoon, wherever you are. This is Chris speaking to you from the beach. It’s a stunning day out here.

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Exploring Hope-tos
Today, I want to talk about something important: your hope-tos. Lately, I’ve been guiding several clients through an exercise focused on hope-tos, and it’s been so impactful that I feel compelled to share it with a wider audience. So, let’s dive in. A hope-to list is essentially a way of expressing what you hope will happen in the future.

Methodology for Identifying Hope-tos
To get started with your hope-tos, I recommend using a spreadsheet tool like Excel or PowerPoint. Create columns for each month, listing your hope-tos, associated costs, and potential income. This structured approach provides clarity and helps you understand the financial implications of your aspirations.

Grounding Hope-tos in Reality
It’s crucial to ground your hope-tos in reality, especially within the context of business. While it’s natural to dream big, focusing on achievable goals for the next three months is key. By incorporating financial considerations, you can ensure your goals are realistic and attainable.

Practical Application and Creativity
When brainstorming hope-tos, don’t be afraid to get creative. Use large sheets of paper or flip charts to jot down your aspirations, and don’t worry about neatness. Embrace color and spontaneity to make the process enjoyable and engaging.

Extended Planning and Future-proofing
Looking beyond the immediate future, consider extending your hope-to planning to one, two, or even three years ahead. Grounding these long-term aspirations in spreadsheets helps future-proof yourself and fosters a sense of security.

Conclusion: Future-Proofing for a Better Life
In conclusion, by proactively planning your hope-tos and grounding them in reality, you can future-proof yourself for a better life. Embrace this practice to open your heart to new opportunities and enjoy life with confidence and relaxation. This is Chris, wishing you a beautiful day ahead. Bye for now.

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