259: Three Ways to Purchase with Confidence



In this episode of the Doing What Matters podcast, I discuss the importance of making purchasing decisions with confidence, especially during the holiday season.

We reflect on the pattern of expressing gratitude on Thanksgiving followed by a surge in purchasing during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I also share my experiences of making unnecessary purchases.

You'll get practical tips on defining needs, conducting thorough research, evaluating options, and pre-deciding purchasing boundaries. By sharing my insights, I aim to empower you to make mindful purchasing decisions that align with your genuine needs and priorities, ultimately creating a sense of confidence and peace in the decision-making process.


On This Episode:

00:00 Thanksgiving gathering, Black Friday shopping, consumer irony.

06:05 Be mindful of budgeting and unnecessary purchases.

08:30 Assess business needs and priorities for growth.

11:10 Consider maintenance, updates, cost, and budget before purchasing.

16:37 Holiday coach certification program with value add.

18:02 Consider pausing and making confident, intentional purchases.



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Teresa McCloy is the founder and creator of the REALIFE Process®. The REALIFE Process® is dedicated to equipping others and providing community, training, tools and resources,in order to cultivate bothpersonal and professional development and growth. Teresa’s mission is to see individuals and groups grow in self awareness, develop sustainable rhythms, and increase their influence and impact at the intersection of faith and work in their everyday life story.

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