Begin at the beginning.
Take at a look at this picture.
Doesn't this fellow look like he is planning something amazing?
I appreciated the ponderous gaze and thought he might fit with the topic for the day (or make you laugh, both are good!).
Today's topic is success.
To which I offer this simple quote:
"Every successful person starts before they feel ready." - Marie Forleo
I love Marie. She is proof that hard work and consistent work will pay off.
I urge you to go and check her content out over at MarieTV.
Today's post is going to be short and to the point.
Start before you feel ready.
How does that thought make you feel? Scary, huh?
For me, it feels like a mixture of dread and annoyance. A bubbly-yet-heavy feeling in my middle. Sitting through that feeling and identifying how that feels helps discern if it is danger or opportunity.
Over time, the dread of starting begins to dissipate and you can skip past the discomfort. Trick your discomfort zone to work for you!
It's important to note that for some people, "focus on starting" feels quite close to danger. It is that productive panic-esk drive that floods our system with adrenaline.
We can use that push to power our drive, or to drive us away from the task.
It doesn't matter where you start, the details will work out after you start engaging in the work. There is no wrong way to go about it. You are on your own unique path and are creating your own success! Yay!
So which are you choosing today?
What does success look like for you?
How are you going to start this week?
How do you sit with discomfort?
I would love to hear from you! Send me an email and let me know!
Wishing you a warm and productive day!
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