If all you care about is “turning pro”…
Do the work — every single day.
Put in your 10,000 mindless hours.
End of story.
If you feel “turning pro” is only part of the equation, read on.
Because it is only part of the equation.
Today we’re not going in-depth.
Because you can gain true mental clarity in an instant:
You may have heard it from Jordan B. Peterson in one of his speeches. Or, you read it in The War Of Art by Steven Pressfield. Don’t leave now, hang on. It’s only one of…
HINT: It’s not who you think it is.
If you think your real customer is the customer in your store, or your client online, or a person reaching out to you, or whatever…
For years I struggled to get started.
No matter what kind of project or personal challenge, I failed most of the time. (If I could back all the time overthinking… life goes on, don’t dwell on the past. Use it to learn and improve yourself.)
But finishing was even harder…
I am still a “Lauch.”
It’s a German term for a skinny person; usually used for skinny guys (to make fun of their weight).
I don’t care — anymore.
I used to feel offended and get defensive.
Yes, I am not at the ideal body weight.
The thing is, while people create belonging through love, others create it through judgment. They determine who belongs by stating who doesn’t.”
Ever thought about our human need to belong (and be loved) this way?
I haven’t (in-depth) until I read a Medium post titled “Why judgmental…
Back in high school, my biggest weakness was to raise my hand.
I knew the teacher would pick me, eventually.
I knew I would start stuttering uncontrollably.
I knew I would fail.
It was carved in stone.
[NOTE: I never raised my hand volunteeringly in class, up to that point…