Get ready to have your minds blown.
You’ve heard people say “I have to see it to believe it”. And if you know me, you know I’ll say, you have to believe it before you can see it.
Back in the 1800’s, William Gladstone, a former Prime Minister of Britain noticed that in the Odyssey, Homer described the ocean as dark red or wine red and not blue.
Not too long after that, a researcher started studying languages of different cultures that were geographically isolated, also had no mention of the color blue.
Yet the sky and the ocean are both blue.
Eventually these cultures started describing blue at around the same time in history. He also noticed patterns in their language describing other colors such as red, purple and green around the same time.
Check this out -> The Himba Tribe in Nambia still has no mention of the color blue in their language.
So in 2015 they did a vision...
𝘾𝙖𝙣 𝙄 𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙖 𝙢𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙛 𝙙𝙤𝙪𝙗𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙚𝙘𝙪𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙮?
Yesterday in my office my toddler was messing around and pulled out a notebook.
I picked it up, pages all crumbled because she was messing with it.
This was the page it was on, dated October 5th, 2021.
It was having a big moment of fear, doubt and insecurity and I decided to write it down so I would remember it.
𝙃𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙝𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙥𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙙:
Last year I had a successful second launch of my LinkedIn course in Feb which ended later March.
I didn't launch it again right away, and the months dragged on and I felt resistance to doing it again.
That resistance told me that I needed to because there were lessons I still needed to learn.
The third launch is usually the magic number, so I finally got around to it in October.
The first day I launched was absolutely crickets, no sales and this is where the self doubt came on so strong.
I remember wanting to just shrink back and quit this whole journey.
That was my ego talking and it was afraid of...