The cleaner and clearer we can be with one another, the more we can help each other fulfil our dreams instead of projecting our fears onto them.
Going the extra mile means stepping out of your comfort zone and doing the uncomfortable thing.
Writing a non-fiction book is a wonderful goal but, in and of itself, that goal isn’t of much use.
You need to know the HOW.
Willingness to learn is the key here, as it is in so many areas of life, including writing.
No matter what is holding you back from writing your book, it can be conquered with a detailed Roadmap for Success.
It all starts with the decision – a decision to abandon fear and embrace courage.
What holds us back isn’t that we can’t figure out what we want to do.
We know what we want to do.
What holds us back is our unwillingness to make a plan so we know how to do what’s required to achieve our dream.
When you build a chain of small, daily successes, completing your book is inevitable.
I love taking on tasks that are “inevitably successful.”
Commitments to ourselves are the easiest and quickest to break. They should be the hardest to break, yet far too often we are at the top of the list of people we lie to with our excuses.
Fear is often at the root of our refusal to sit down and write every day – because if we actually complete this first draft, we’ll one step closer to the most terrifying thing of all – putting ourselves out into the world.
The Goal: To complete the first draft of my book
Obstacle: Everything Else