FREEDOM FIGHTER FOR THE UNCOMMON ENTREPRENEUR
“FORCING CREATIVE THINKING PEOPLE TO FOCUS ON ONE THING BLOCKS CREATIVITY”
Thom Singer- The Paradox of Potential
Talking Stick- The Secret Language of Service
Jarie Bolander - The Culture of Entrepreneurs
OF PEACE OF MIND
There is an interesting thing that happens when it comes to labeling people with their “potential”. Some people think they are reaching their full potential, but if you’re like me you feel like you’re not there yet. When we say someone has a lot of potential that can cause them to stop in their tracks, and think they are already enough. Some people feel like if they make a change in life they’ll lose their potential and be starting over. Others feel like they need to do everything they can to fully reach their potential – yet it’s always just out of reach.
I wrote LINGO to teach the 5-Step Secret Language Strategy to attract your ideal customers. What I realized afterward are all the other ways knowing your ideal customer’s secret language can affect your business in a positive way. For example, in this episode, I talk about how this in-depth understanding of your ideal customer can help you determine what services best serve them. That “speak” to them.
Being an entrepreneur can often feel like a life or death situation. You make feel awkward, uncomfortable and nervous. Believe it or not, these are all strengths. To stay on top you need to stay hungry. You need to feel worried your life will sink, because if you become complacent someone else will come along and take over the space. The most important thing to keep in mind is that you don’t have to be the first out of the gate. Just because you aren’t the first person to do something doesn’t mean you have any less of a chance of success.