Do you want to start your own business online… or have you been busy thinking “instead of doing”?
If you’re like a good handful of people I’ve talked to this week… you’re doomed from the get-go… unless of course you snap out of it and get cracking!
Because it seems you’re not as serious as you say you are.
Instead (it seems) you’d rather complain about the economy… or the fact you’re laid off. You’d rather spend the day on Farmville than improve your circumstances
You come up with every excuse in the book… rather than read a book that’d do you some good.
You talk yourself out of getting started because you can’t bear but to remind yourself ‘you know nothing about ‘internet stuff’…or that “you’re not techy”, or “you’re not a sales person”…. and… that “your friends and family think you’re nuts” for even considering it… and besides… you “can’t afford to spend much” to get started.
So instead, you surf the net (cause that’s easy right?). You fill in forms to get free reports. You read some of them… but most of them sit and never get opened.
Why? Because you tune out after the first thing you read that doesn’t feel comfy and ‘easy peasy’…. And that’s about as far as you go… until of course, you phone me… and recite the above.
To be honest… It has a way of making my hair curl (can’t you tell?)… and I can’t help but think you’re getting exactly what you deserve.
It’s my opinion that anyone who wants to start a business should get off their butt and get the show on the road and not worry about any of the ‘other stuff’. Getting started is the only thing you need to worry about right now.
Forget that you hear than only 3% succeed and 97% of businesses fail. So many people get hung up on those figures. I mean it might be a fact but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get your rear end in gear and join the 3% if that’s where you want to be and instead of soaking up the negativity, focus on the other side of the dotted line instead.
I guess though, that at the end of the day the choice is yours and nobody can force you out of your rut except you..
Still… the big questions remains… and that is: deep inside…are you serious about success or making changes…? Or do you just like the sound of your own voice?
If you are serious you’ll do what the rest of us do and get cracking! You’ll acknowledge that right now…you might not know anything about getting started (just like the rest of us when we started), BUT.. and it’s a big BUT…you’ll be ok with it… because you are committed to buckling down and learning a few skills that you’ll put into action and moving in the right direction! …..Right??
If life really sucks the say you say it does, isn’t this small commitment worth the effort? It’s really the choice between staying stuck or taking a step in the direction of change!
If you’re using the “I can’t afford it” excuse … wouldn’t you agree that perhaps it’s something you can’t afford NOT to do?? Particularly if, as you say there’s no work?
Although admittedly I am a proponent of investing in my business because I know I’ll get back more than I put in, I know many people have an aversion to spending a few dollars. To me the only two reasons for this is because they either should work on their belief system to overcome the fear or failure… or… they don’t want it badly enough.
If truth be told, I don’t think anyone ‘loves’ the sensation of pulling out their credit card BUT when you are making an investment into your knowledge or into something to move you forward… it’s always money well spent.
Now I’m not saying you have to spend much at all. The fact is, there are all sorts of solid low cost business opportunities on the internet. While some do require a larger investment than others… there are plenty that cost mere pennies per day that require a larger investment of time and effort than anything else.
For example, with the exception of perhaps of investing into a solid marketing course that can be picked up for less than a hundred bucks, I find affiliate marketing can be an awesome way to learn the ropes and it’s a business that can literally be run on about 40 cents per day. Seriously!
If you’re worried about what others think about your goals to start a business online… who cares? I mean seriously, if you’ve got a buddy or a family member who’s knocking you for spreading your wings, all you need to do is take one look at their situation. If they’re not living in a mansion on the hill and earning big bucks… and willing to show you how to do the same, then why on earth would you take their advice in the first place?
I know lack of knowledge can be stifling and make it difficult to ‘know’ how to proceed and even I have a couple of tasks I have yet to implement. The difference is, I will find the solution and do it… the question is will you?
You see, when I’m stuck, I ask for help or find the resources to get me though it and believe me… I’ve been stuck like glue on a number of occasions… but I’ll talk about that in another post.
The truth is however, the same opportunities are available for you too. You can always reach out… find a coach or mentor and/or do your own research to get your questions answered… but for heavens sake… at least make a start and get the ball rolling!
The deal is… anybody can succeed if they’re willing to shut up and actually DO something… and not talk themselves out of it before they get going.
I personally know many people who have been flat broke… ready to lose their home and just about everything in it… but because they had a deep desire, the just buckled down and DID something about it, instead of think of all the reasons they shouldn’t … eventually one thing lead to another and many of them are now making an income most only dream about.
Now, I will admit success does not always come overnight… but it will come a hell of a lot faster than it will if all you’re doing is sitting, thinking and making excuse… because as you might already know, that won’t do a blasted thing.
The best time to start a business online is right now. Period. With all the opportunities at our fingertips since the internet came into our lives… you’re just starting a gift horse in the mouth if you don’t partake in the blessing.
If you really want to create changes and need a hand getting started, contact me and lets yet the show on the road…. But only if you’re serious
In case you haven’t noticed I’m definitely blowing steam today… and yes there have been a couple of folk who have caused me to talk with my inside voice a little louder than I normally might. (They’ll know who they are if they read this post… and I’m all good with that).
If you relate to anything I’ve said why not get cracking and at least make a start today?
Like my coach says… “You don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going”… (Darn, how I wish I could claim that as my own) J
I’m not saying in any of this that there are any ‘guarantees’ in life… there aren’t for any of us, but there is one thing for sure and that is if you don’t get off your fanny and do something about making tracks, you just might be playing Farmville for the rest of our your life.
If your inside voice is saying you are serious about success… and you just need a little lift to get you going… contact me at any time.
The worse thing you can do is waste time… because that’s the one thing you can’t get back… and I’ll give you some examples in my next post on this.
Just remember, we all start a business with the same set of fears, questions and hesitation, but it’s breaking through that barrier that causes things to flow… just do one thing, then move onto the next… but taking action and getting the show on the road is the only way you’ll ever see results.
Wishing you a wake up call and the best that life has to offer!