Fear is a Good Thing

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra was known for his memorable, sometimes illogical, quotes. This is one of my favorites – and it has such applicability for us as entrepreneurs. Have you ever faced a fork in the road decision and instead of taking it found yourself stuck in indecision, fearful of making the wrong decision? Oh can I relate.

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Who’s Helping You Get Down the Rock?

Things are not always as they seem . . . or as you perceive them to be.

The description posted on the refrigerator of the beach house we had rented on the Oregon coast read:

The beach access is just across the street. If anyone in your group needs assistance, there’s a rope type “handrail” to assist their steps down to the huge endless sandy and very private beach. Most people walk right down, but the rope is there for extra security.

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Who do you want to be like?

My 16 year old niece is a junior in high school and working 3 jobs. Overachiever for sure. She is blessed to have 3 awesome bosses who are going the extra step by being a mentor to her. Last Monday night while frosting donuts at job #1, her boss posed the question “If you won the lottery, why would you get out of bed in the morning?” She thought about it for a few minutes and then shared her thoughts with him.

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I think I must be a perfectionist!

Not exactly an all-over-the-board, can’t sleep type, but a mild case of procrastination and self talk kind of perfectionist. Why do I believe this? Because I tried to record three short videos yesterday to introduce a segment for a new coaching kit soon to be released. The videos only needed to be 30-120 seconds. Yes, that would be seconds – not minutes!

Let me tell you how it worked and you tell me if I am a perfectionist.

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