TGIF! – The Goal Is FREEDOM!
So you want to own your own business. You want to make money at home! That is awesome. But remember that running a business is not that much different than athlete training for an event.
If an athlete wants to stay in shape, to be able to compete, they need to constantly be training, staying in shape, exercising their muscles, building up their muscles in order to be the best.
We as business owners, need to be in constant training, exercising our minds, building our belief system, so that we are ready when challenges hit. And trust me they will hit.
Whether it's fear in our mind to reach out and share our business. To things that happen in business that are out of our control. Just like an athlete will face adversity and have to over come it, so do we in business.
An Athlete Has To Train, So Do You!
You need to train your mind to think of and focus on freedom without fear! You need to train your mind for potential and to be ready for success.
Tony Robbins says that our mind works like a thermostat, when we start to heat up and really get going, our mind kicks in to cool us down. We need to train our mind to take the heat and let it get hotter.
Growing a business will stretch you, push you and even hurt a little. An athlete knows that pain is only temporary, and in order to push through the pain, they need to have their goal focused on at all times.
Pain is easier to remember than the pleasure, and the memory of pain will generate fear. So whenever you experience a situation with the possibility of pain, people will tend to back off to avoid the pain.
So you are guided by your fear and desire to avoid pain, rather than by your desire to push through the pain and have the pleasure that waits on the other side. This will lead to mental barriers and blockages that can be difficult to get around or get through. But you need to focus, the same way an athlete does, and work through the pain.
Fear can block your vision, so you can not see the pleasure that you have on the other side. Fear can paralyze you, the same way a deer is frozen in the headlights, and is afraid to move. They (you) just stay where they are.
You have to have a big reason, a big goal, so that when those moments of fear kick in, you go ahead and face them, and start moving your feet towards the things that you fear, towards your goals.
An Athlete Has To Overcome Mental Walls!
An athlete has mental walls that they must over come … “I can not run that fast”, “I can not jump that high”, “I can not block him!”, Etc … But time and time again, if they focus and make up their mind they can do it, they do. How many times has the underdog beat the “team to beat”? How many times has the David beat the Goliath?
The same holds true with you! You have mental walls that may slow you down, things that you perceive as fear, you have to prepare yourself and know that you to can overcome these obstacles!
Like an athlete, you need to ask yourself questions that will break down your limiting beliefs of the past, and help you to see outside of the box that your mind has created. The reality of life and the world is that there is no box!
THERE IS NO BOX!
That is the most powerful and freeing concept there is … When you understand, believe and act like there is no box … your mind can free you to do anything that you want!
All of a sudden you are no longer limited by your belief system, you can conquer fear and you will have the confidence to take you and your business to freedom and success!
Once you have the awareness that there is no box, and acknowledge that you can do whatever you want to make your business succeed, then you need to take the action steps necessary to make your business successful!
Like the athlete, you need to master your mind. Move past and through the fear. And like the athlete, if you train, reading books, listening to “tapes”, surround yourself with strong mentors, you can be the David, that beats the Goliath! You can be the leader that you want to be!
All journeys begin with a single step.
Is the journey worth it? Only you can decide that.
Take the first step and dream. Understand that there is no box, there is no glass ceiling, that the sky is the limit, and soon you will be reaching the stars!