Taking risks are the key to success. I’ve always wanted to go to Machu Picchu but I could not do it because of my immense fear of heights. I was in Colombia and Peru is the neighboring country so I decided to fly over there and conquer this irritating phobia. When I was in Machu Picchu everything was fine and I was even walking close to an edge with a huge drop. At this moment many people may have something called a “Spotlight effect” when you have an hesitation in life your mind starts to “spotlight” or focus the worst possibilities that could happen in that situation. You have to stay realistic and do not over exaggerate these scenarios. You must fight your hesitation in order to succeed which can relate to entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurs have so many great ideas and some who keep those great ideas to the grave. They do not share their ideas with others or given it an opportunity to succeed. People will keep these ideas and wait for that perfect timing to do it. But they need to know that there is no such thing as perfect timing to start. Today can be the perfect day to start!
Everyone has hesitations. Your mind will always want to take the safe route but you got to stop yourself from thinking that way and you just gotta take those risks in order to succeed. Do not let others tell you what is right or what is the safest way to do it. You have to be overly confident in yourself and know that you are still going to be alive, you still have a chance to start a new business in the future or you could always go back to school and learn more. You need to forget about hesitation and start getting out there. Buy a domain name, start moving forward in a positive matter, and follow your dreams if you’re meant to be an entrepreneur. Our mind keep on focusing on those negative things that could happen but in reality you are stopping success from happening.
Chris A. Hughes