When I was skiing professionally, I knew that standing on the edge of a cliff for longer didn’t make it any safer to drop. In fact, the longer I stood there, the more I built it up in my mind and the harder it became.
Here’s the thing… the cliff was either safe to drop or not. No amount of time standing on the edge changed that.
And this phenomenon isn’t just restricted to extreme sports.
The high diving board, starting a business, beginning an important project, having a meaningful conversation…
No amount of ‘standing on the edge’ will change whether you should or shouldn’t leap.
Do it or don’t do it but get off the edge.
“Fortune favours the bold.”
“Look before you leap.”
So, which one is it???
We all make them.
The thought of hard decisions is often worse than the consequences.
Some people bring magic into your life.
I’m in my office at the moment. This morning I’ve planned next week, had multiple meetings and worked on some strategic moves for my business.
I used to be all about winning at everything I was involved with.
Many ‘entrepreneurs’ I meet just want to be the ‘big ideas’ person. They’re not interested in the little stuff.
In life people always talk about getting ‘ahead of the curve.’
Something had to get out of the way for everything good that is in your life.
We worry about things that might not work out.