Life is full of choices.

When faced with a myriad of choices, how do you make the “right” decision?

Teddy Roosevelt said, “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

Sure, you’ll make some decisions along the way that don’t work out. I’ve made plenty!

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision. – Maimonides

But…what’s worse?

Making a wrong decision every so often? Risking ego? Financial risk? Relationships?

Or living in terror of f*ing up, making NO decisions and living up to a fraction of what you’re capable of accomplishing in this world?

As Paul Tillich said, “Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.”

You won’t find me in “indecision prison”. My missteps are what have guided me to to some of my greatest accomplishments.

Give me freedom!

And I’ll accept the failures that come with that freedom.

Dare to decide.

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  • R. Lee Davis says:

    A simple question: to have your level of success does one need a similar personality type that you have? I mean, do I need to be “like you” to accomplish what you have accomplished? I have seen so many “self-help” programs out there – why don’t they all work? Because they require that certain “something” from the purchaser that enables them to put-into-practice what they’ve been sold…and I believe that it is the personality of the author that needs to be replicated by the client…can it be done at all? And, of course, can it be done with your system? Or (back to the original question), is it needed with your system? Lee

    • Great question, R. Lee. You don’t need to have my personality… you need to have YOUR personality and decide what you want for yourself. Your business is a vehicle to help you achieve that, so it’s important to figure out a way to conduct biz in a manner that preserves & highlights who you are. We don’t have the ability to see ourselves through our own eyes, so find someone to help you see what you don’t see draw out your strengths and goals by designing a biz that melds them together.

  • i JUST LOVE THIS. The past 18 months has been a hug mashup of some pretty big missteps, hesitant steps and now on the right track.
    Without these missteps I wouldn’t have made it to where I am and I know that I’m in for some doosies in the coming months because I’m really pushing myself to learn how to get to the next level in my business and personal life.
    What I’ve noticed is that my personal life is developing at the same rate as my professional life. I use to think they were separate, now I know it’s more about becoming the PERSON that I’m meant to be, not owning the right business.

    • Hi Vivian – Thanks for your honest sharing. You may have heard that being an entrepreneur is the hardest personal development course you’ll ever take. They are DEFINITELY connected!

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