“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt
Fear is part of human nature. Historically, fear was necessary for survival to avoid life-or-death dangers. Today, you experience fear as an emotional response to the unknown—the unpredictability of the outcome of your decisions. As it did in more primitive times, fear still elicits the fight or flight response when you are faced with a decision to leave the comfortable, yet unfulfilling job in which you feel stuck to create a successful, prosperous life as a Virtual Assistant.
When embarking on a new journey to start your own Virtual Assistant business, it’s normal to feel fear. Everyone feels it. The uncertainty of what lies ahead, the uneasiness about your ability to make your dreams a reality, and the fear of failure produces that same fight or flight response.
For some women, fear makes them want to fight—to prove themselves and everyone else wrong, to show they have the power to achieve their goals, and to create a life they love. For others, fear is crippling. The self-doubt and anxiety stop them in their track prohibiting them from moving forward to accomplish their goals.
However, with hard work, dedication, and guidance, you can be the woman who fights through your fear. You can use your fear to accomplish the things you believe you cannot do.
Use your fear to motivate you to build a highly successful Virtual Assistant business.
Accept Your Fear
The fear of failure when starting a Virtual Assistant business is a perceived fear—no true imminent danger is threatening you. The fear is within you. However, it still feels very real and can have a profound impact on your ability to make challenging decisions. Again, this fear stems from the unknown. Therefore, when you accept the fear and use it to establish goals, it will cease to have a hold on you.
Recognize Your Potential
You are capable of great success, but giving into your fear prohibits you from living up to your potential. Believing in yourself is your first step to overcoming the fear that paralyzes you. Turn the beliefs that you can’t do something into statements of accomplishments you will achieve. Establishing a growth mindset helps you overcome your fears. And once you face your fears, you will build a successful Virtual Assistant business that gives you the freedom to be your own boss, set your own hours, and establish a career you love.
Manage Your Goals
To tackle your fear, create a plan to achieve your goals. By doing so, you establish a less daunting path with small, attainable steps to accomplish your goal. Therefore, the unknowns and uncertainties as you start your Virtual Assistant business will not be so unnerving. Instead, you will go into your journey knowing what you want to accomplish and how you’re going to get there.
When I left my corporate job, I had to face my fears. Doing so allowed me to create multiple successful businesses. Now, it is my goal to help women like you overcome your fears and realize your true potential while you build your own business as a Virtual Assistant. To discover how I can help you achieve your goals, apply here for a free MORE Clients MORE Profits Breakthrough Session with me now.