Inspiration is a magical thing, a productivity multiplier, a motivator. But it won’t wait for you.
Inspiration is a now thing. If it grabs you, grab it right back and put it to work. Inspiration can strike anytime, anywhere. And if there’s one thing I’ve learnt, it is that when it happens you need to be ready to take massive action to ride the wave. That’s where the opportunity lies to make a difference.
For years I’ve been following one of the biggest names in the Youtube-community. Casey Neistat, the man who single-handedly sparked a generation of vloggers and the first real online influencer on youtube.
If you watch his vlogs you will see a man who has spent thousands of hours honing in his skills as a filmmaker and storyteller. Over the years he has grown his personal brand resulting into almost 12 million subscribers on youtube. And recently had said something that really resonated with me.
“Without intent there can be no action. Without action intent means nothing.”
I grew up dreaming of doing great things and over the years I’ve become aware that until we put action behind intention, the intention will always be just a dream. And it is only when we put action behind the intention, we get results.
Over the years a lot of people have asked me how I managed to achieve the things that I have achieved. My answer is painstakingly simple, take massive action.
But it’s not always that easy to do so, because of looming fear. The fear of failure or the fear of not being good enough. But once you link action to fear, only then fear turns into courage. Once you strip fear of having that chokehold on you, everything changes.
If you give fear the upper hand, it will strip you from great opportunities that might pass by. It is only when you strip fear from its powers, you’re able to recognise and act on those opportunities and make life-changing decisions.
It’s exciting to think about a life free from limitations, it’s liberating to think of a life of infathomable possibilities. Now it’s time for you not to only think about, but take massive action.
See you on the flipside ;)