Whether it’s writing an article, building a piece of software, designing a new logo, or all the other millions of ways you can create things nowadays, be okay with having an ugly duckling phase. Understand how beneficial it is, and shift your mindset from worrying about it to leveraging it in the creation of something even better.
Sometimes we’re just not ready, and that’s okay. Not being ready is okay.
Spaces and crowds should only scare you if you plan on fitting in and doing things the same way as everyone else.
If I were to start with negative influences first, the rest of the day is an uphill battle to reach positivity.
Business owners aren’t failing because there is too much competition. Business owners aren’t failing because people can get the work cheaper elsewhere. Business owners are failing because they don’t show up.
Rejection is this unbelievably strong thing that keeps us from getting so much in life. If you experience rejection one time, it is likely to derail you from ever asking for that thing again.