“Money is attracted to speed”: a very common mantra among marketing and business gurus…
It essentially means that the faster you act and react, the more successful you’ll be in business. And the more money you’ll make.
There’s definitely some truth to it, but things are not quite so simple always as black and white.
So if you want a healthy freedom business, here is some “Alternate Truth” for ya:
We live in a world defined, driven and judged by speed.
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In my last post, I wrote about our fear of success and how it can subconsciously plot against us. As one of our readers pointed out, the same applies to the fear of failure. Fair enough … they’re essentially two sides of the same coin :-)
However you call this fear, if you want to launch your freedom business you’ll have to learn how to tame it or it will keep you stuck.
There’s a simple antidote I’d like to share with you.… Click to read more
Tell me, did you ever meditate on the following question:
Why is it so difficult to launch my own freedom business?
This is a question I used to ask myself a lot, when I was going through frustrating times. It often ended up with me complaining about bad luck, or that annoying guy who already had the same idea as me.
Well, it’s no surprise I was complaining: I’m French after all (and French people complain a lot ;-) ).
But even outside of my Cheese Motherland, there are hundreds of thousands of brilliant minds all around the world who keep dreaming about launching their own venture, but face the challenges of:
- Not having enough time to dedicate to their project,
- Not having enough money to develop their product or website,
- And often … not having an idea.
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I know this is definitely not the most appropriate thing to write on a career change blog but I’ll write it anyway:
I used to love my job.
It was a proper corporate job with all the trimmings: nice suit, PowerPoint slides and endless (often useless) important meetings.
When I started it, I was all in. Proud of it. Excited by it.
Yet I ended up hating it.
This rejection was the outcome of a slow and steady transformation process we should all be aware of.… Click to read more
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jennifer Blanchard from jenniferblanchard.net.
(Jennifer graduated from Trailblazer back in 2012, and this month she celebrates her 5 years of self-employment – huge milestone! When we asked Jennifer to think about what she could have done better while blazing the trail, she immediately came up with one thing…)
You know when you start a journey and then years down the road look back and think about the beginning? That’s where I’m at right now.… Click to read more