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The Membership Guys Podcast with Mike Morrison - The Membership Guys EPISODE 307, 25th May 2021
307 - 8 Ways to Reduce Stress When Running a Membership
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307 - 8 Ways to Reduce Stress When Running a Membership

Is your membership stressing you out?

When you first started your journey to being a membership owner, the chances are you didn’t picture sleepless nights and dreading going to work. In fact, you probably imagined finally getting to live the life you always wanted ­– so, where’s it all gone wrong?

Owning any business, including a membership, is going to come with stressors. That’s just a fact. But there are several things that could be happening in your membership that are making you unhappy, that you can do something about.

In this episode, we talk about the eight most common areas that cause stress for membership owners. We reveal how you can manage these and make running your membership as enjoyable and stress-free as you hoped it would be!

Essential Learning Points:

  • How to adjust your expectations for your membership
  • Why you should be focusing on the long game
  • How to set manageable deadlines
  • How to be realistic with your content strategy
  • Which tasks you should be outsourcing to free up your time
  • How to stay focused on your own progress
  • Why setting boundaries is essential to managing stress
  • How context can reframe your anxieties

Important Links & Mentions:

Key Quotes:

“With memberships, you get to set the terms. You get to create a business of your own design that fits with your goals for your life.”

“You're not creating a finished product, you're starting a journey. You have the freedom and flexibility to adapt and evolve your membership over time.”

“Don't try and do everything yourself. You're not a superhero.”