Paralysis Of Analysis / Just Start
Well this is a big one. This posting hits hard in many ways for me. In short, how many things have you thought about, researched, call friends about, and even watched others do for a long time that you did not attempt on your own even though you really wanted to? I have read countless books on overachievers and leaders and they all say, just begin. Do not wait for your bank account to be a certain size or for your life to be a certain way, just begin. When we begin all of the how, what, and what ifs are answered. There will be some scrapes and bruises, but when have there not been?
I sat with one of my dearest friends on the planet last evening and she gave me some perspective on how she sees me after the past 20 years. I allowed her to be totally open and honest and she put it on the table. The bottom line is that she stimulated a place in my brain that made some things that were already evident a bit sharper. Those around us who seem to be smarter or richer or more fortunate are not really that at all in the grand scheme of things. In truth, they are just the ones who started and got the feedback quicker than us. You see all of us have richness that has yet to be released.
My friend and I decided to hold each other accountable for moving forward in an area of our life that was currently on hiatus. So we will speak later on today and put time frames on it. I encourage you to make of list of the things that you are terrified of completing today and just go for it! If you need help, just reach out for a mental work out partner. If you do not have one, reach out for me through my email address firstname.lastname@example.org and I will connect with you either through phone or email or even in person if you are in the NY area. All fear is manufactured by us each and every time it's based on past experiences and non successful attempts. There is someone in your life right now who is so afraid of you getting ahead before them that they keep on feeding you that magic mediocre juice. So today refuse the juice and turn your spirit loose!!!!
"Be not afraid of beginning and failing, but what will be if you never start" - Chase Steele Greye