Patience is a Virtue
It’s true that patience is a virtue but unfortunately it is also true that it is a virtue that I do not possess in abundance. As you are aware, I’ve recently committed to soca and doing my part to make it grow. Specifically, I want to make it bigger in Australia because I live here and I want to make it feel more like home. More than that though, I truly believe that people on this big, beautiful island could do well with some more exposure to new stuff.
Actively seeking the spotlight is still weird to me but I’m doing what I need to do. Now that I’ve accepted that part of what I’ve committed to is seeking out attention, seeking followers, seeking recognition, and growing my brand, I am experiencing a strong sense of impatience. I want to grow now. I want to be big now. I sound like a toddler “chucking a tanty” as they would say down under (throwing a tantrum) but I promised the good, the bad, and the ugly, so I’m putting it out there. In a way, I suppose it’s a good thing because it is highly motivating but sometimes (usually when it’s quiet at night) I do feel a minuscule, nagging, doubt and drop in self confidence.
I’m used to feeling vulnerable and doubting myself because of the anxiety, so I am able to manage it, thank God. However, it leaves me wondering how other people deal with this feeling. How do people who quit their jobs and put everything into their startup, their brand, or whatever their chosen passion is, cope with the impatience? Do you just work harder? Put your head down and grind? That’s what I’m trying to do, I’ll let you know how it goes. Please take a second to follow my journey on IG (my handle is in my bio), hit subscribe on my YouTube channel which is in my IG bio (bio-ception?) and help me grow! Feel free to comment and engage, I love that stuff.