I get countless messages and often speak to wannabe entrepreneurs paralysed by their thoughts and aspirations.
They all want to be something else and somewhere else.
They look at where their so-called “competitors” and idols are and give up trying, scared by the gap between where they are now and where they want to be.
That GAP is just too HUGE to bridge.
They believe the hype the media loves to create of “overnight success”.
What they don’t see is the hard work and countless micro-challenges overcome over a prolonged period of time.
The perseverance and determination to get up again and again.
The multiple shifts made to get to the stage where they are noticed and proclaimed as “successful”.
Did you know that according to many studies it takes (on average) 3 years of consistent hard work to get noticed.
Did you know that in the USA they call designers that are close to having been in business for 10 years as “emerging”.
Imagine working for 3 years and all the sacrifices made over that time to get (barely even) noticed.
Or 10 years of hard slog and be called “emerging”.
But those that make it are committed and passionate. They know that what makes a difference is taking action daily.
Actions create confidence and move you forward.
Little by little, over time these small moves compound and to the oblivious by-standers they look like bug jumps.
But remember, being noticed or seen as “emerging” doesn’t happen over night.
It takes a lot of practice, a lot of trial and error, a lot of DOING, until the actions become daily habits.
Until they become your #newnormal.
What actions will you take today and commit to making them "daily habits"?
What would your “new normal” look like 100 days from now?
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