Episode 11: Managing Fear in Your
Business and Life
08 July 2020
There comes a point in our life or business where we have felt comfortable in it for a while and we kinda know that we’re ready for the next level or maybe we’d want to do something else; I know I’ve been feeling this way for the past 6 months and a couple of times in the past too.
But what should you do when this happens?
Being comfortable in your business and life is not a bad thing but are you just staying in that comfort because you’re afraid?
“If you do stay in this spot for another 6 months, 12 months or 18 months, is it going to feel that safe? Is it going to feel that comfortable at that point in time or are you going to feel miserable?”
[02:48] What being comfortable in your business looks like but is it really safe to stay in that comfort?
[04:45] You need to lean in to that fear
[06:00] The problem with fear & the functional version of having fear in your life
[07:01] What you need to do if fear comes up when you know you need to scale to get to that next level in your business and life
[10:00] Trust that you’re going to be okay with whatever decisions you choose
“For every moment where it hasn’t worked out in exactly the way I thought that it would, it typically meant that I wasn’t ready for it.”
Fear is a primal physical emotion, we need it for our simple day to day life but when it comes to scaling to get to that next level, should you listen to that fear?
Ask yourself, “What happens if I do this and what happens if I don’t do this?”.