I look at the many successful people around the world and see nothing but perfection. It makes me cringe most times. How in the world did they accomplish their goals so seamlessly? Why is becoming successful so easy for them? Everything they do seemed so beautifully and perfectly weaved together.
And then I looked further. Back to when they started. I saw their first YouTube videos and the lighting, editing and even the way they spoke wasn’t at all impressive. I saw their first blog entry and even how their blog looked like before and it looked (I hate to say this but it looked..) crappy.
How did they get from crappy to excellent? From stuttering to eloquence? You want to know how?
They got started.
They didn’t wait until they had a beautiful website. They didn’t wait until they had a perfect logo and a perfect branding to go with it. They didn’t wait to know everything. They didn’t wait.
They just got started.
Last year, I was so excited to jump start my new journey. I wanted to create a community of Christian women supporting and encouraging each other to reach their goals. I created an e-course which I finished filming in September. I was told I needed a website. So I had my website done. I spent $200++ for it. I was told I needed to focus on branding because it is important. I was told I needed to edit my YouTube videos better. I was told I needed this and that. You know what happened? I got paralyzed. I didn’t know what I was supposed to do first. And then I realized I had been trapped by perfection. No, I do not need a perfect website. No, I do not need a perfect logo. No, I do not need a perfectly edited videos. No, not now. What I need to do now is just GET STARTED.
Are you starting to feel overwhelmed with starting your business? Does it seem like there are loads of things you need to do in order to start? I feel you. And this is the only advice I have for you.
JUST GET STARTED.
Do not fear making mistakes. Learn along the way and never make perfection stop you from progressing. Be kind to yourself and stop comparing your current situation to those who are at the top. One day before, they were as startled as you. You are on the right track!
If you want to know more about getting started on your business, be sure to attend the Let’s Get Down to Business Workshop with Francis Miranda. Because of the great feedback they received, they already are in their 2nd run. It will happen at Launchpad, Alabang on April 8, 2017 (1 to 5pm)
Go to this link for more details: www.manilaworkshops.com/
And because the event directors are generous enough, they are giving P500 off the regular and bring-a-buddy rate for all the readers of The Fulfilled Women. This is only until April 6! All you have to do is send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you the promo code.
See you there!! (Yup, I am coming!)
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