What are your fears?
Feeding a kangaroo in Australia while holding my daughter was definitely a fear I conquered.
There are so many other fears I have faced in the past 6 years of career transitions, job searches, interviews and big leaps into the unknown of quitting my day job and starting a business.
Fear of the future. Fear of failure. Fear of not being competitive or good enough. Fear of putting myself out there and being visible. Fear of what other people will think. Fear of asking for help and fear of making a mistake. I know I could go on and on about all my fears.
Is fear holding you back?
Fear can control our lives and keep us from achieving our unique purpose in the world. It’s that voice in the back of your head pushing you down and reminding you to just stay stuck because you couldn’t possibly be anything more. It’s also about insecurity, uncertainty and lack of control.
3 Questions to Ask Yourself To Overcome Fear
To get over these fears, the very first thing I always do is to let it go and stop TRYING to be in control. Then, I ask myself these three questions.
What is the worst thing that can happen if I go after my goals?
What is the best thing that can happen if I go after my goals?
Is it worth it to go all in?
So what is the worst that can happen if you go after your career goal? And then what is the best that can happen if you make the time in your day to control your calendar and really make it happen?
And here is the pivotal question. Is it worth it to go all in?
If you are reading this right now, this is your month to create a huge transformation in your life. You can seize the moment, or not.
I’d love to welcome you to our 2nd annual Fall in Love With Your Work and Life Challenge that starts next week and welcome you into our incredible group of thousands of ambitious women making their dream careers happen.
The FREE challenge officially starts on September 6th but be on the lookout for pre-party activities in our private Facebook group beforehand.
I’ll see you inside the challenge.
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