If you’re a gardener then you know that you’d be crazy to plant seeds one day, then to return the next day and see no shoots and throw your hands up in despair, only to tear up the garden and replant.
And repeat the next day.
That’s obvious, right?
But that’s how life works too.
Results come from consistency, from nurturing a good idea over time.
Too many people start something new and don’t get immediate results/gratification so they move on to the next miracle pill.
The Law of Attraction is a popular idea that sells the idea that your thoughts can become things. It’s attractive because it sells that you don’t need to get off your ass, but it does people a disservice by not showing that it must be combined with the Law of Action and the Law of Gestation to be truly effective.
We don’t harvest in spring.
In the words of William Wallace, “HOLD!”
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.