I had to get comfortable sticking my neck out, and letting people look if they wanted to. Your distinct voice has a market If your work is as good as you think it is, there are people out there who need you.
More colloquially: Who gets results. I never set out to be a business coach.
Happy to know you. Thanks for the encouragement.
What in God's name are you talking about? But it brings things to a healthy level rather than that overwhelming swamp.
Awesome post. Wow, what a great article! I was extremely self-conscious growing up, because I was much taller than everyone else my age — taller than all the girls, taller than all the boys, and as I kept growing, taller than many of the grownups.
Want superior business results? We all second guess ourselves from time-to-time.
Thanks for the words of encouragement. I understand her not wanting to be seen. The entire world will not applaud.
Those little doubts, the nagging little questions. In what i do, experience is a plus. From waiting longer than you want to, to launch something new so you can get it just right before anyone sees it , to the fear of contacting new people about working together, its an important fear to overcome.
I love the lighthouse image—very helpful. Love your lighthouse analogy… Like you say, we get so caught up thinking the spotlight is on us some of us adore that attention and some of us hate it when instead it should be shining onto that helpful path we create for others. Of course, you can always go the other direction by using stronger epithets than "hell". This book addresses many of the fears that we face in business and how to combat them head on.