When was the last time you were asked, “How are you doing? Really”?
And how did you answer?
Running a business, no matter the type, is not a straightforward road. It’s an adventure filled with highs and lows, moments of focus and distraction, and unexpected twists and turns. Just like in any personal development program, our clarity journey involves layers of discovery and answers that gradually unfold as we take action.
Your Business Clarity Journey is Your Own
Do you ever find yourself comparing our journey to others? We need to remember that each business and individual experience is unique. We all face different challenges, be it health issues, familial responsibilities, mental health struggles, or the daily hurdles of entrepreneurship.
As a result, we often find ourselves comparing our progress to someone else’s highlight reel on social media. We must remember that everyone’s journey is different, and there’s no fixed timeline for growth and success.
- Our business journeys are unique, filled with twists and turns. It’s not a straight line, and that’s OKAY! We need to stop comparing ourselves to others and embrace the adventure of our own path.
- Comparison leads to self-doubt and discounting our own achievements. We need to STOP belittling what we’re going through and acknowledge the hard work and dedication it took to get where we are today.
- Social media can be deceiving. Remember that what people show online is often a polished version of reality. Don’t compare your chapter 2 or 3 to someone else’s chapter 10. Your progress is valid, no matter the pace.
It’s essential to recognize and respect our own experiences without belittling or discounting what we’re going through.
Clarity in business takes time. It’s not an instant revelation but a journey of self-discovery and growth. Be patient with yourself and trust the process. Each step forward, no matter how small, is progress.
So, next time you catch yourself comparing, ask yourself why and take a moment to reflect on how you’re really doing. Embrace your unique journey, stop discounting your achievements, and celebrate the progress you’ve made.
Remember that your journey is your own, and comparing yourself to others only adds unnecessary pressure. Embrace your uniqueness, stay focused on your goals, and trust that clarity will come in due time.
As always, I’m here to support you in your entrepreneurial journey. If you have any questions, need guidance, or simply want to connect with like-minded individuals, don’t hesitate to reach out. Together, we can navigate the ups and downs and create a thriving business that brings joy and fulfillment.
Links & Resources:
- Read the transcript: The Selah Entrepreneur Podcast – Episode 24 Transcript
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Marta Goertzen is an entrepreneur, writer, WordPress Website developer, and nature photographer. She daily explores the trails and beaches of the South Central Oregon Coast with her dogs Oliver & Mochi. You can follow along on their adventures on Instagram. Marta also fully believes that change starts with gratitude and that gratitude can change everything. Find out how with the “Grateful Friday 7-Days of Gratitude Starter Kit”