8m high was the rock.
Paper knees, heart pumping in my throat, whole body throughly tense...
Can you feel it??
For 5 years now I worked my way up here.
I am not a reckless person. I get scared easily. And while I love to swim I hate to get my head under water - or to jump into the water, even just from the pool edge (and even more so without holding my nose). Yeah, that's me 🤷♀️
So what you see here is not an impressive video of boldness - it's my very personal I DID IT!!!
Be daring, step outside your comfort zone, challenge yourself, bla bla bla...
Yes, I know, you've heard it all a hundred times, and I have, too.
But overcoming your fears can be an essential part of starting and running a business.
It is something my clients need to face on a daily basis. Because founding, branding, getting out there and presenting yourself in the market are massive acts of courage.
And courage is build from fear and bravery, both equally important:
"Bravery puts you in the game; fear keeps you from doing something really stupid." (James Victore, Feck Perfuction)
Courage is something you can deliberately work on.
So, over to you:
How do you train your courage?
What's a suitable personal challenge for you to work on your professional bravery?
And if you would like some support, someone to jump into the deep and with you: