Self-sabotage. It comes in the form of emotions, beliefs, mindset and actions. And these areas all affect each other: If you THINK negative thougths, you'll FEEL unmotivated or low and you'll ACT small or not at all. The good news it: you can change ONE simple thing and still experience a huge effect. Listen in to learn why.
Big goals can trigger big fears. When you put your heart and soul into a project, the reality of your launch can create sudden overwhelm. Very soon, you’ll be at the point of making it or breaking it: a realization that, if left unmanaged, can put you into freeze mode. Some of the common fears before a big launch are: Fear of visibility: If you don’t like the spotlight, then putting your offer on the market can feel uncomfortable, as it will inevitably draw attention to your business. Fear of criticism: Your offer is your creation, [...]
I know that you’re passionate about creating value for your customers – and that’s awesome! But. (Yes, there is a but). If your strive for quality is nearing perfectionism, then you might have a problem. Why? Because perfectionism will probably hold you back instead of help you move forward! Perfectionism is a kind of self-sabotage that shows up as fear of failure or a fear of visibility. If you get your self-worth from high-performance, then you might be in the risk-zone for perfectionism. But to make your business thrive, you’ll need to embrace imperfection! Here’s how [...]
As I was talking to a friend, we slipped into the topic of role models. We agreed that knowing someone who’s made the journey before us makes it so much easier to take on a challenge. Research shows that the likelihood of starting a business increases significantly if there’s an entrepreneur among close family members or friends. In the same way, we’re much more likely to choose a creative path if our parents have a creative interest or profession. It has to do with inspiration and proof: seeing what’s possible tells us we can do it [...]