Thu, 5 March 2020
Riddle me this…
What do Steven Spielberg, JK Rowling, Lady Gaga, Marie Forleo, Oprah, and Rachel Hollis all have in common?
If you guessed “success that took time, grit, and persistence,” then you’d be spot on! (I’m sure that’s what you said ;)
So why do we, as entrepreneurs, look at Instagram and think that we’re the only ones who haven’t figured out the secret to overnight success yet?
The truth is that we don’t know the whole story. In fact, it’s rare that we know the truth until some time later. You know… the not-so-sexy story of massive amounts of hustle, hard work, and years of grinding the pavement. Yes, I said years.
And because of this, it’s easy to get stuck in the mindset that we want what we see others experiencing with their business or their success -- that explosion with “minimal” hard work and grit.
The reality is that there are very few successful entrepreneurs who have experienced overnight success.
So, I’m just going to be bold and say that I think overnight success is a myth.
And… if I may take it one step further… I’d even go as far as to say that there is so much benefit to not experiencing overnight success.
In this episode, we talk about some of my favorite examples of people who might look like overnight successes from the outside, but in all actuality are not.
Plus, I’ll share the benefits of slow, consistent growth, because I’ve experienced first hand how beneficial this can be.
And, in true Online Marketing Made Easy fashion, I’ve got a little three-step process for eliminating that unconscious desire for overnight success.
Oh, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get a little worked up and passionate about this topic. You’ll know what I mean when you listen!
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll hear…
Do you ever have those days where you just need an extra boost of courage? Maybe a hug, maybe a little self-love, grace, and patience?
Be sure to grab the freebie I created to remind you that you're on the right path and if you keep at it and you commit to your dream, you too can have the same success. It's a fill-in-the-blank letter to yourself to read on those days when you need it most. You can get it right here.
Direct download: Online_Marketing_Made_Easy_Podcast_Episode_305_v5.mp3
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