Relating to your trend enterprise, have you ever observed how straightforward it’s to concentrate on what’s going incorrect, as a substitute of what’s going proper?
While you’re doing one thing that’s actually tough like constructing a trend enterprise, there may be normally lots taking place without delay.
And it’s not all essentially taking place the way you’d hoped.
That is anticipated.
There’ll at all times be issues that don’t go as deliberate.
The factor is, with these unsuccessful endeavors, comes the chance for us to concentrate on what’s going incorrect and we don’t focus an excessive amount of on what’s going proper.
How did the occasion go? I didn’t make as many gross sales as I wished.
How is the brand new web site coming alongside? It’s not what I envisioned.
How did that journal characteristic go? It didn’t drive anybody to my web site.
It’s straightforward to zero in on what’s not working and what’s going incorrect, as a result of it consumes us.
We’re working so onerous to construct one thing that makes cash (as a result of in any other case we received’t be capable to proceed doing it), that something that isn’t “good” and even merely doesn’t go as deliberate, stresses us out.
What’s fascinating is that I’ve observed that it’s not simply the pessimists who take this method.
I like to contemplate myself an optimist. But one way or the other I nonetheless discover myself fixated on all of the issues that should be mounted and adjusted and improved.
A lot of that is tied to our mindset.
We have to learn to modify our pondering habits to help us moderately than work towards us.
What if we labored on flipping our focus from what’s not nice to what is nice?
How did that occasion go? I made a sale, collected some e-mail addresses, and met some actually cool individuals.
How is the web site coming? It’s off to a great begin and I’m excited to sit down down and make some adjustments to make it even higher!
How did that journal characteristic go? It was a lot enjoyable to be interviewed and I beloved seeing my assortment in print for the primary time!
After we’re working as onerous as we’re, it’s straightforward to slide right into a mindset of “not ok.”
However it’s essential for us all to pay attention to this when it occurs and have a plan for getting out of it.
For me, it’s serious about all that has gone proper, all that’s thrilling and potential sooner or later.
Attempt to not wallow within the detrimental, attempt to bask within the optimistic.
Give it a attempt, see the way it feels.
Plenty of love and encouragement,