No matter how hard I try, I can’t escape the feeling of imposter syndrome as my finger hovers above the “publish” button.
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, blogging on my own website, wherever…I can’t help but worry about judgement.
This is why I have a sign hanging above my computer in my office that reads:
Don’t open a business if you’re not prepared to be misunderstood.
Don’t deliver a lecture if you’re not prepared to be misunderstood.
Don’t publish on social media if you’re not prepared to be misunderstood.
Constructive feedback and respectful disagreement can be productive. If you want to build a thriving business, you should know that it is impossible to do so without ruffling a few feathers.
There will be competitors that want you to fail. There will be the occasional disgruntled client. There will be people who disagree with your approach, and that’s okay.
There’s one thing I can say for certain: if you’re looking to operate a successful operation without ever running into conflicting opinions, you can go ahead and cancel your plans now.
So, you cool with a little bit of conflict?
Awesome. Me too.
Let’s do this.
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