My baby girl came into my office the other day, rummaging around and just being curious, drops a notebook in my lap.
It flopped open to a page that had my handwriting:
October 5, 2021:
“Feeling the self-doubt and the insecurity, really wanting to give up because I don’t want to keep working this hard.”
The next part said, “Feel it. Observe it”.
I knew the feeling would pass so I wanted to write it down to remember it.
This day was 2 days into launching the 3rd version of my Leveraging LinkedIn course and I had not made any sales.
Self-doubt and anxiety was high, and of course my ego was messing with me worrying about me ‘looking bad’.
But then the next day I got a sale, and then another, and then another. I started tallying the sales up and by the end of the 10 day launch window, there were over 40 sold, and then have kept selling ever...
Most people who follow me on social media probably think that I am a full-time coach.
I’m not. I do this stuff because I love business and entrepreneurship.
I actually have a full-time sales role that I LOVE and have no plans to leave anytime soon.
I also LOVE podcasting (2 episodes a week). And time with my family/kids. And working out. And sleeping 8 hours per night.
So how do I get it all done? Am I working from 5am until 9pm?
The first thing that will people back from doing great things is they think you have to spend tons of time (building a podcast, social following, writing a book, creating a side hustle or business).
Here’s the deal: you can build something great with small steps, repeated over and over with consistency.
The Sticky Note Party:
One of my favorite techniques for doing this is what I call the sticky note party.
Grab a few stacks of sticky notes in various colors...
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