I hear this a lot.
In my consulting calls with health coaches, their most common reason for not building their online practices is this:
“What if I’m wrong about something?”
And this one …
“I feel like I don’t know enough.”
You’re going to be wrong. You’re going to make mistakes. You’re going to feel like an imposter. You’re going to be challenged and criticized.
Welcome to the club.
EVERYBODY is wrong about things. No one ever achieved anything exceptional without massively goofing along the way.
A few months ago, Elon Musk was showing off his CyberTruck’s “unbreakable glass” in front of thousands of people … and the glass broke. Whoops.
Einstein (and his 160 IQ) was wrong about some things.
Freud was wrong about a lot.
No matter what field you’re in, you’re going to be wrong. You’re gonna feel like a total jackass sometimes. The more you learn, the more you’ll realize how little you know. And people will be mean to you.
If you want to do something special with your life, there’s no way around the inevitable mistakes and critics.
If there’s anything I know about you, it’s that you can handle them.
Elon didn’t die when the glass shattered. He laughed and went on with the show. It was what it was. A pothole in the road. Not a stop sign.
Today’s QOD episode is my favorite clip of the week. Steve Jobs takes on an insulting question from an audience member. His response will tell you everything you need to know about how and why his company changed the world.
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