There are real obstacles that can keep you from having time to work on your Big Vision (long work hours, family responsibilities, illness, etc.). And then there's perfectionism. The desire to be "the best" and to do it "right" takes a lot of time. And energy. Physical energy to go the metaphorical "extra mile" and … Continue reading Release Perfectionism: Have More Time for What Matters
When it comes to your Big Vision for your work in the world, I've noticed that clients, colleagues, and friends are falling into two camps these days: Camp 1: They're stressed out, overwhelmed, and don't have energy to do anything, but are trying to force themselves to be productive. Camp 2: They really want to … Continue reading There’s No Perfect Way to Be Right Now.
I'm guessing you have a big heart. You like to help people. You can easily identify the pain in their lives, or in the world at large. You want to heal it and you're good at it. You're a compassionate and intuitive person. Unfortunately, you're often exhausted and drained at the end of the day … Continue reading Is being a kindhearted entrepreneur working against you?
"I'm not a good writer."
I hear this often from my clients and students.
Does writing come more easily to some people than to others? Yup.
Does writing take practice? Yup.
Can having someone edit your work improve your writing? Yup.
“I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won't have to die. The truth is that you will die anyway and that a lot of people who aren't even looking at their feet are going to do a whole lot better than … Continue reading What if in 2017 you resolved to be medium?