Month: June 2016

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

While it may seem like many successful people are family members of Superman, I can assure you they are not. They do however, have one way of thinking that makes them seem superhuman which is: they start before they feel ready.

In other words, when they want to accomplish a goal in life, they take action in place of anything – and mostly everything – else.

They don’t waste time worrying about what could possibly happen. They don’t grab for more information. Instead, they take action and use their experience to propel them forward. And this is what usually gets them further, faster.

Sure, it sounds much easier said than done. And it is.

It takes practice, patience and persistence to tell the little voice inside your hear to quiet down, while also telling fear, anxiety and worry to ‘get lost’ along the way. But it’s more than worth it and in many cases, your success will depend on it.

The long-winded point is that you may never feel 100 percent ready. You can put things off for tomorrow all you want to but in many cases, tomorrow will never come. You have to start before you feel ready.

That means focusing on the end goal instead of the journey it takes to get there. When you do this and constantly remind yourself of the reward that awaits, it gets easier. This takes your focus of the discomfort of the moment and puts it on what you really want. Stop focusing on what you don’t want [to do] and instead, what you do want in life. Where focus goes, energy flows.  Continue reading “Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready”