When you’re building or leading your team, it’s easy to be crippled by the myriad of decisions, and indecisions, you’re faced with on a daily basis. It’s easy to be dissuaded from something you know can be done, but when measured against your own rational thought seems improbable.
We spend a great amount of time focusing on the external obstacles, when in reality – the only obstacle that keeps us from achieving something great is ourself. – @perezbox
Ask yourself, in this scenario, which one are you?
A. Look at past failures and tell yourself, “we can never do X because we have failed at A, B, or C.”
B. Look at past failures and tell yourself, “we can do X because we have failed at A, B, or C.”
I chose to be B, intentionally. How about you?
I intentionally say “I choose” because it’s an active choice, my rationale mind by default moves me to be A.
The rationale mind tells me that the odds are against you. The math doesn’t make sense. The opportunity is wrapped in intangible benefits, and no explicitly attribution to a tangible metric. My irrational heart, tells me – but imagine if you can!
Failing doesn’t scare me, not trying does.
Whether you’re building, or leading, a company, product, platform or team, the same principle applies.
Don’t stop dreaming!