I have a secret to share with you …
I am scared to death about putting myself out there. Yep. Me – scared, shaking and always ready to retreat to my “safe” place.
There it is! I said it.
Here’s the thing – I can help my clients be seen with their marketing like nobody’s business. But when it comes to me and my business – well, I’d much rather hide.
I’d much rather stay behind the scenes to protect myself from disappointment or even worse rejection. God forbid if someone doesn’t sign up for something or says no to working with me (note sarcasm here).
Is that the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever heard? I’m a marketing coach – for goodness sakes!!
But in reality – am I alone in thinking this way?
The thing is there is always something to be afraid of – the fear of the great unknown …
Our ego wants to keep us safe, in the safe zone – where we know exactly what the outcome will be (or we think we do anyway) – even if the outcome is unwanted. Really – how messed up is that?
I see it with myself. I see it with my colleagues. I see it with my clients. We repeat the same patterns over and over again – sometimes without even knowing it.
And I’m here today to tell you that it is time to step out – out into the deep, dark abyss.
People are ready to meet you. People are waiting for what you offer. We are doing a DIS-service to those that are waiting by hiding and playing small.
So, are you ready?
Is it time to step out and take a stand for YOU?!
Maybe if we do it together it won’t be so scary? Or maybe if we just do it, we will realize that our fears were absolutely ridiculous?
Part of my stepping out party is a free marketing training I’m doing next week: How to Solve the Mystery of Marketing Online Once and For All.
I would absolutely LOVE to have you join me for this training –
Especially if you are feeling frustrated and overwhelmed with your marketing. There will be loads of information and time for questions too!!!
So if you are really ready to put yourself out there in a BIG way by learning the mystery of marketing, be sure to register for the training here: http://gretchenpritts.com/free-online-marketing-training
And in the meantime – here’s to stepping out!!! The world is waiting for you. Now, how are you going to make it happen?
Until next time …