Are you a Duct Tape Business?
Does this sound like you?
At first, it’s kind of fun. You offer this thing you do. Someone buys it. Then you try something else. That works too. Bam, you have a business. After a while, there’s no time to plan because things are rolling along too quickly. So, you hire someone because you need someone. You tell them you need things done but they do not seem to meet your standards. There no time to train them because you are so busy and they should know what to do anyway you hired someone with experience.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “One of these days people will realize I do not know as much as they think,” then you are in excellent company!
The Imposter Syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to see their own accomplishments, dismissing them as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving others into thinking they are more intelligent and competent than they believe.
This problem is only getting worse as more of us are tied to our online presences; we are in this culture where you have got to sell yourself aggressively while remaining authentic. You need to be yourself and more.
One of my biggest struggles in my day-to-day life is managing my priorities. And by that, I mean I take stuff wayyyy too seriously. Car bill due? I’m thinking about it all day. Carpet to vacuum? Also on my mental to-do list.
If you spend all your time prioritizing your responsibilities, you’re likely ignoring some things that are very important to your life. Like your family, your friends, your “you” time, etc.
Try out focusing on these 7 areas to see if you can achieve a happier life.
Success is hard work. It takes years, it takes time, and it takes money, blood, sweat and tears. It takes everything! It is lonely at the top but I think it is lonelier when you are in the middle trying to get to the top.
You need to be able to stand out as in stand above. Here’s how.