- Written by Janine
Want A Thriving Business? Focus On Overcoming Your Fears and
Finally Start Your Entrepreneurial Journey!
Grabbing opportunities with open arms is often easier to talk about than to actually do.
Most people find themselves dreaming about being rich but never actually doing anything about it.
A combination of procrastination and ‘what if’ syndrome can cripple your creative spirit and might mean your idea will never become a reality.
Socrates said, “Action equals knowledge”.
He was one of the greatest philosophers of our time.
What he meant was that it is through action that we achieve results.
For example, you could think about learning Spanish for months, imagining the holidays you will take and the people you will communicate with.
You can dream forever but accomplish nothing unless you actually make the effort to start taking lessons.
Much like the martial arts approach – the idea is to take action immediately and avoid over analyzing the situation.
Do you want to start your own business but are afraid of what kinds of things can go wrong?
What if your initial investment doesn’t pay off?
There are millions of things that could go wrong but likewise, there are many things that can go right!
Fear can be crippling when thinking about starting a business particularly if you keep waiting for the right time.
There will never be a perfect time.
It’s now or never when it comes to starting your own business.
Overcoming your fear is a step by step process.
#1 – Have a clear plan what kind of business you want to start – clarity will keep your worries away.
#2- Make sure you have access to all the resources you need, including start-up cash as well anything else you will need.
#3 – Plan how you will get new clients and make sure you know enough about marketing to ensure people will visit your website and buy from you.
Just like anything – taking action is the most important part.
Make an itemized list of what you feel needs to be done in order for you to start that business you always dreamed of.
Prioritizing your list will help too.
Don’t wait for all your ducks to line up in a row before you begin but make sure you have all the basics covered.
Don’t wait for that ‘perfect someday’.
An imperfect start is better than a perfect stand still.
Don’t over think everything.
Sometimes the best approach is to just jump into the deep end.
Don’t wait to start changing your life for the better.
I dare you to finally start your entrepreneurial journey now.