Your solopreneur dreams are as realistic as the work you’re willing to put in. So how much work are you putting in?
You don’t have to do a lot, initially. But you do have to be consistent—think: daily. Devoting just thirty minutes a day to the pursuit of your solo entrepreneurial dreams will get you 100x farther in a year than going all out just one day a week.
There’s a time for reflection and there’s a time for action. Not the mindset-shifting, affirmation-thinking kind of action, though. I’m talking about rolling up your sleeves, givin’ er some elbow grease, and making shit happen. You know…real work!
Because you know when you’re mentally prepared enough to dive in. And if you keep mentally preparing, you prolong the actual “doing” needlessly, which instigates the habit of procrastination, and trashes your confidence.
My best days used to drive me insane. One day I’d lose myself in the golden bliss of a perfection–nothing could phase me. Then the next I’d step on a tack straight from bed, bump my shin on the coffee table, spill coffee from said table on my groin, and curse and scream at minor inconveniences for the rest of the day. Like an r-tard.
If I could be high on gratitude and joy on any given day, what exactly was stopping me from doing it every day? After I asked this question, I started taking notes on all of my days to find out. And I began to see a pattern emerge: