Strive for Progress Not Perfection


What is the first thing that came to mind when you read those words?

Did you think, “I am always going for perfection”

Or did you think, “I take action and don’t worry if things are not perfect”

As the owner of a business it is really easy to get in a rut, and not produce new options for our clients, or try new marketing as we wait to be perfect.

Perfection is often used as an excuse, masking our fear of reaching out to a new market or creating a new service.



One of your balloon business goals – Write One Social Media Post a Day on Facebook

Perfection Blocks:

  • I’m not a good writer
  • I don’t have a recent event photo to post
  • I don’t think the balloon design is good enough to post
  • No one is going to read it anyway
  • I’m not creative
  • I don’t have many followers on social media
  • and the list goes on and on


I choose to strive for Progress!

When I look at my business as something that evolves over time and is always getting better, I don’t get stuck in the perfection rut and instead keep moving forward.

Putting out a Blog NOW on the schedule that I set is moving forward – I can always go back and make updates and improvements later.

Posting a photo on social media with a call to action to call our office, or fill out the contact form now has a chance to catch a perspective customers eye rather than not creating a post.

I encourage you over the next week to look at the things that you may of been putting off completing or going after while you wait for perfection.

Take bold action today and make Progress!



I’d like to share a bit of a personal journey with you on this concept and why it really spoke to me as a subject to share with you.

It is easy to get caught in the trap of not doing something…waiting on perfection.  I am so thankful that back in 2014 a dear friend, Pat Crosland asked me an important question of WHEN. She knew my dreams of starting a training program with an online platform.

I had doubts and concerns about if what I was building would be Perfect to fit the needs of others, but Pat encouraged me to set a deadline and go for it! Balloon Coach was started in January of 2015! It took time to build out my online platform and there have been several changes and updates along the way.

When I hear the testimonies from clients around the world how the webinars and training they have received from programs have giving them Guidance and support for success, I understand more than ever the importance to Strive for Progress and not Perfection.

What have YOU been holding back from doing…waiting for Perfection?

August 28th  is our 36th monthly webinar!

We are launching our NEW monthly Premier Program Sept 1 in celebration and to meet the request of our members for more structured services!

Thanks to all who have been a part of the Balloon Coach programs.


It is exciting to see what we built together to create a Balloon Training University Experience for people to learn online and in person through our amazing instructors!

If I had waited on Perfection to get started NONE of these resources would be here to support you in your journey!



If you would like support, encouragement or tips and hints on your journey to take your balloon business to the next level, check out the services of

Passport to Success, monthly webinars

Premier Membership with Balloon Boss Mastermind, access to our Vault of Webinar replays plus weekly success support.

One to One Coaching

Elevated.Events online magazine (under resources)

Promotions & Profits Retreat Orlando Hands on Experience

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Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey in the wonderful world of balloons!


Your Partner in Success,

Joette Giardina, CBA
Mentor. Motivator. Speaker.
Take Your Business to New Heights!

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