3 Reasons To Stop Fearing Your Competition and Go For It

Stop Fearing Yor CompetitionMost aspiring entrepreneurs fail before they even begin because of one particular mindset: they fear competition.

If there’s already someone else doing what they want to do, they quickly throw our hands in the air and give up.

Are you guilty of this? How many times have you thought to yourself, “It would be awesome if I could (enter great idea here)” and then toss the idea out the window once you discover someone is already doing something remotely similar.

If this is you, listen up: In order to start following through with your creative vision, you must learn to embrace competition.

How Your Comfort Zone Is Sabotaging Your Success

How Your Comfort Zone Is Sabotaging Your Success

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Despite what you were taught growing up, being comfortable is bad.

Many people envision a lifestyle where they can achieve success without having to step outside of their comfort zone. This is delusional thinking.

If you want to make progress with your dreams, you have to do things that scare you. Let me show you why.

Why Being Busy Is Overrated

why being busy is overrated

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There’s a difference between being productive and being busy.

Being productive is defined as producing a significant amount of results.

Being busy is merely keeping yourself occupied.

See the difference?

For the longest time, I fooled myself into thinking I was being productive — measuring my “productivity” by how much time I was spending on tasks, not the value or end-result of those tasks.

Why You Hate Mondays

why you hate mondaysDespite not working full-time anymore, it’s amazing how my body still has a negative physiological response every Sunday evening.

It’s not that I hate Mondays — they’re just like any other day for me now. But for so long, that wasn’t the case. I was conditioned my entire working life to dread them because it meant having to go back to reality.

Most of you reading can probably relate. As your weekend comes to a close, the high you felt starts to dissipate, slowly giving way to the dreaded anticipation of the coming work week. You begin to feel the anxiety in the pits of your stomach as it spreads to the rest of your body. Monday is coming.