“I’m not comfortable putting myself out there like you.“ That was what an associate said to me recently. He doesn’t want to reveal much about himself, his work, and his family. And rightly so. It is not for everyone. For those of us who choose this path, it can be daunting. And that’s exactly whatContinue reading “Putting Yourself Out There”
Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive. ~ Ryan Holiday, The Ego Is the Enemy Last week I jumped on a call with three gentlemen. The purpose of the call was to determine if I am a good fit for their company. Before I got on the call, I was feeling pretty pumped. What happensContinue reading “Ego Gets In The Way”
Let’s face it. Given the uncertainties ahead, it is hard to keep up the optimism. Especially when we haven’t had a clue what new normal is like. But here’s my strategy.
I wish I had this checklist when I launched my first online course. The year was 2015. I was a successful trainer/consultant. There was this particular course that did spectacularly well, offline. So I thought: Let’s just convert what I’ve been teaching into an online course. I was already visualizing how much I would beContinue reading “Create With Confidence”
I took a significant amount of risk at three points in my life. I would then grow exponentially after each time. But this time it’s different.
Let’s face it. When you were starting out, it must have been difficult for you to know where your focus should be. It was for me too. Then I learned how others do it.
I love pain. No, I’m not a sadist. In fact, years back I used to do whatever it takes to avoid the pain.
What happens when your actual outcome doesn’t match your perceived outcome? You can choose one of two options: Fight to work towards the perceived outcome Live in harmony with the current outcome Whichever choice you make, there’s no good or bad, right or wrong, positive or negative. Here’s the thing.
“Would you want to know what’s the one skill you all must have in order not to starve?” He asked. The entire hall was quiet. Everyone was waiting in anticipation. Waiting for him to tell us what it is.
I’ve been reluctant to talk about it. But I felt both compelled and the need to be responsible for talking about it. Especially during the pandemic. I’m talking about anxiety.