‘To know and not to do is not yet to know’ is how Confucius put this challenge more than 2,500 years ago. Not knowing that you don’t know is not as tragic as not doing what you do know. Indecisiveness is a critical choke point in the move from management to leadership.
Appreciate that sloppy success is often better than perfect meritocracy. Up to 50% of your decisions will be wrong anyway, so learn to Cross the Rubicon on the knowing doing: gap. Understand that learned helplessness and the comfort zone are your greatest enemies. Learn to embrace failure. ‘Feel the fear and do it anyway’ as Louise Hay might say.
Write down ten things that you can action today. These are ten things that you have been holding out on, procrastinating on and delaying.
Just do it!
What have you been holding on to that can be actioned upon right now?
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