The fear factor is one of the most powerful things that stops entrepreneurs at the start.
What if they don’t like me?
What if I’m not good enough?
What if nobody buys?
There are millions of questions in peoples’ heads that stop them from taking action.
Have you ever noticed how people sabotage their own projects? Guess what; it’s fear. Hidden or the one that a person acknowledges, but no matter how we name it — it’s fear.
As it’s the most common thing that we humans have to deal with, here are three points that you need to know to overcome it.
Truth number one:
The mind is a sculptor of your life. Whatever you think, it translates into a reality. When we are building brands, our minds is the first place to clean up. You may develop compelling marketing messages or pay for an expensive coach, but if your mind translates the fear, it will not work.
So the tip number one:
“Act as if you have it”. Start acting as if you do not have your fear. Tell people about your business, be proud of it, feel good about every bit of your business activity.
The truth number two:
It’s your choice. Whether you like it or not you choose your reality. You decide to either have the fear and follow it or do the opposite. You opt to hide or be visible. No one can decide it for you. And guess what, if you choose to build a successful brand you will do it.
The tip number two: Choose to live the life that you want and believe that it is possible.
The truth number three:
Beliefs! It’s not only in your mind, but it’s also your feelings and subconscious. If you choose with an empty heart, assuming that it will never happen anyway, you will somehow stop yourself. And this is the hardest part. When you start, your mind is overpowered with the limiting beliefs of the past. Those thoughts and feeling project the results that you have right now. That means you will need to work hard on sheer enthusiasm without visible results for quite some time. Before you, mind habits will change.
Tip number three: Make a list of limiting beliefs and rewrite them with positive beliefs. Repeat the positive new thoughts whenever you can.
So let’s conclude the factors that will help you to overcome your fears and build a successful authentic brand.
When you do not have fear, you are unstoppable. Clean up your worries. Act as if you already are a successful brand. Choose to be happy and invincible, terminate limiting beliefs and work on them regularly. The real authentic brands reflect the inner self of the owner, no one can hide it, so if you choose to build a powerful brand, it’s time for a change. Still wonder how to build the brand? Download this checklist with 4 keys to your brand.
Originally published at brandplusphoto.com on Feb 16, 2016.