It’s not CHANGE that stops you…it’s the FEAR of that change.
So many of us are actively going through change or are looking at making changes in our careers, our businesses, services, packages, work environments. There are very few of my clients not going through some sort of pivot whether they choose to or not.
WHAT’S STOPPING YOU?
How many times have you sat back thinking I’d love to position myself for promotion, partnership, launch this new service/package, step up to the next level of reputation management, go back to work after maternity leave but something has stopped you. Take a second now to think, exactly what stopped you doing that thing? Be honest with yourself…
CHANGE VS FEAR
Was it the risk you were about to take, the change you were about to make? Or was it the FEAR of what might happen if you made that speech, sold that package, put that idea out there? What would “they” say? What would happen if you weren’t successful?
Change is never easy. I’ll be the first to agree with that. BUT the FEAR of change is always, always, always so much worse than the change itself.
We have a tendency to fear what MAY happen, what people MAY do, what friends MAY say. “I have this great idea but what if no one buys it”. “I think I’d be great in that new position but what if I go for it and don’t get it”. We become almost paralysed by the fear of what MAY happen.
We can’t control the result of the change we’re about to make. We can’t control people’s reactions, the uptake, the sales levels or the overall outcome but we CAN control our fear of that change and our own reaction to that change.
Make the change you want in your career or business. Stop over thinking, stop the negative internal chat, the doubt, the self questioning. I guarantee you, the fear of that change is SO much worse than the change itself!
If you’re struggling with your positioning, your messaging, personal branding or strategies to cope while you’re either looking at making a change or actively going through change, you are not alone. Come and have a chat with me and let’s see where you’re at and how I can get you where you want to be.