As the world gets smaller, as technology removes more and more barriers, the distance between ‘can’ and ‘will’ keeps getting smaller.
Compared to 100 years ago, anyone can build a billion-dollar company, speak professionally, get paid to do what they love, build a worldwide audience…
But will you?
Living an exceptional life, or not, is now a choice.
That adds pressure.
But coal can turn to diamonds under pressure, or get crushed.
Recently I had an interaction with someone in a business I own.
Recently we were making a major decision in MedRecruit for a very important leadership role in the recruitment team.
If you go to almost any personal development or business seminar, the presenters will share stories of failure leading to triumph.
It’s not a shop, it’s not online, it’s not Amazon or eBay or Trademe.
Survival isn’t necessary.
Is it meeting specification?
“You don’t choose the life of being an entrepreneur, it chooses you,” is something I found myself saying to a young entrepreneur the other day.
Dissatisfaction is a common state for entrepreneurs.
Fear of failure is a common reason many people don’t start things.
Failure is inevitable.