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I’m live every Tuesday at noon (EST) on the Ignite Your Market Facebook Business Page.
Come join me or watch for the replays to be posted on my blog – The Spark.
Each week I’ll be sharing tips and ideas to help you:
- Identify your market and opportunities.
- Increase your productivity.
- Connect with your client and prospects.
- Ignite your markets and your businesses
Facebook Live: 7 Tips to Become Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
If you want to grow your business and take it to the next level you are going have to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. Each step of our entrepreneurial journey will have moments of being uncomfortable. Embracing those moments and pushing past them is where the real magic happens in our businesses.
Being comfortable with being uncomfortable helps you move past your fears and insecurities to take action. Once you open yourself up to new opportunities and experiment with them you will start to see you and your business grow. You’ll learn so much about yourself and what it takes for you to be a success in your business space. Even if what you try fails you’ll learn and build a stronger business along the way.
Tip 1: Embrace the power of being uncomfortable. Accept that is an important part of being a successful entrepreneur. The more you embrace it the more you’ll start to realize the power of stretching yourself outside of your comfort zone.
Tip 2: Show up and start. Pushing something off isn’t going to make it any easier, in fact, it will make it hard. So just start and show up fully and see what happens.
Tip 3: Fake it until you make it. Keep at it and don’t quit. Yes, there are going to be moments where you think “I can’t do this” but just keep going. Give it a chance.
Tip 4: Surround yourself with like-minded people who are going to challenge you and cheer you on. Support is so important and you want people who are going to push you outside of your comfort zone and support you each step of the way.
Tip 5: Recognize your accomplishments each step of the way. It will build confidence, what was once uncomfortable will become comfortable and you’ll find that you can do more than you ever imagined.
Tip 6: Create your own coping routine. The truth is there will be difficult moments when you move outside your comfort zone. You need to develop a coping routine, for example, deep breathing, going for walk, or visualizations. Whatever works best to energize and ground you as you stretch yourself.
Tip 7: One step at a time. Remember everything happens one step at a time. All you have to do is focus on the next step while keeping the bigger picture in mind.
So let’s do this, let’s all get uncomfortable in our businesses. What will you do today?