It’s easy to give other people power.
It’s easy to let them define you, to let them take leadership roles and say what’s what and create the rules that you live by.
It’s incredibly difficult to realize that the power you seek exists within yourself. No one needs to give you permission.
You have the power.
You have the power to create your own qualifications.
You have the power to be competent, inspiring, passionate, obsessed, provocative, impatient, hungry, driven, adoring, inspired, an artist, a genius or someone who cares.
You have the power to lose weight and get fit
You have the power to get out of debt.
You have the power to learn new habits and kill bad ones.
You have the power to smile and be happy.
You have the power to find your passion and do something with it.
You have the power to become an expert on any subject you wish.
You have the power to live by any manifesto you like, or create your own.
You have the power to be your best self.
You have the power. Now what are you going to do with it?
Every creative person, every entrepreneur and everyone who tries something new needs to realize and accept this. Your work is going to suck in the beginning.
Today’s episode of Lifestyle Business Weekly is a little different. This time, I’m sharing 10 of the biggest lessons I’ve learned about building independent businesses.
Any project or system that involves people, no matter how well-intentioned, eventually loses luster once the initial excitement and momentum wears off. Everything becomes a job after long enough, no matter how infatuated you were in the beginning.
View this post on Instagram I’ve dealt with depression my whole life. Sometimes it gets the better of me for weeks or months on end.
Motivation is a funny thing. We can feel sluggish, depressed, tired and unmotivated towards the work we *know* we want/need to get done.
I read last week that a record number of people are leaving their jobs. They’re leaving because we’re in a tight labor market right now, and finding a better job is easy.