How do you crack open your self image so you can reach higher levels of achievement (and it’s got very little to do with pumping yourself up with positive affirmations)?

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Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night sick with worry that you have gone too far? You may have decided to take the next step to launch your side-income small business and feel that it’s just too much for you to handle. You could have pursued a line of action where you are coming up against huge resistance in your personal or business life and you are experiencing doubts that you may have overreached. If none of this applies to you, you may want to still read on because the opposite is overconfidence where you may jump into something believing you can do it only to find out some time down the line that you bit off more than you could chew.

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The biggest mistake I made with my early ideas (what’s yours?)

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I recently went through some notes I had clipped together in an A4 folder, looking back at the origins of Idea Accelerator. These notes went back many years. They were filled with plans, goals and new business ideas.

You’re not supposed to have regrets but I couldn’t help noticing the things I didn’t action soon enough. The ideas that took sometimes years to get off the ground.

What had gone wrong? Why couldn’t I see my own shortcomings and have done something about them? What was the one single obstacle that had held me back?

I had good business ideas but in some cases it took me years to implement them. If only I could have brought them to life sooner… Continue reading “The biggest mistake I made with my early ideas (what’s yours?)”