Many leaders I talk to have a pattern that gets in the way of their next level of growth. This pattern is overthinking a big decision. When you stop overthinking, you can connect to beliefs that allow you to trust yourself. I had to learn to stop overthinking as my company was growing from zero to multiple millions. Discover a simple framework that will help you trust yourself to a deeper level. It is so simple you can do it today and see immediate benefits. This behind-the-scenes look at growth and coaching will help you stop overthinking and give you tools to reach a new level of awareness.
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Behind the Scenes: The Transcript
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Today. We talk about overthinking it. As a leader, you have so many decisions to make. You have so many things in front of you that you have to manage and juggle. And it’s very easy to fall into a pattern of overthinking. But when you think about what’s really going on inside your business, there’s a fear that causes you to overthink. And typically that fear is you don’t trust yourself enough. I said it because I’ve lived this too. When I grew a fast-growing company and we went from zero to $6 Million about three years.
There were moments where I felt alone. I didn’t have anyone to talk to. And I felt like I could not be myself. I share this with you because, in all my work with executive coaching and all the interviews I’ve done on this podcast, I have talked to so many people about this overthinking it. I’ve lived it. You probably lived it too. But here’s the thing. You don’t have to continue on that pattern. In fact, one of the things I know for a fact is you can actually overcome this. The breakthrough that you really have to understand is, what are you afraid of? Are you willing to address and name that fear so that you can move beyond where you are today? I was working with a client the other day, and really, something was troubling him in his business.
And I asked him, why don’t you trust yourself? He gasped for air. And he says you know what? This is me overthinking it, isn’t it? This is me stopping myself. We’ve talked about this before.
I’m not sharing specific names with you because it was a very personal moment with this client. And I don’t want to break that confidence. But I share this story with you because maybe
you’ll understand that you’re not alone. There are times when you will want to delay your decision on this. You will delay and making a big decision in your company, and you will overthink it. And you will let yourself, you know, not really achieve what you want this opportunity in front of you. Because when you don’t make a decision, you truly are making a decision. You’re just letting your fear stop you. I’m not saying that you should take all risks and meet them head-on and just be a bull in the China shop.
That is not what I’m saying, because that is a road for disaster. I’ve lived that as well. But I want you to think about yourself and what fears really got a grasp on you. When you think
about that, can you name the fear? The simple exercise that you can do right here is to take out a sheet of paper. And when you know and feel yourself overthinking something that I want you to really think about, what is the fear? And you may not be able to put it in the first term. So just let yourself think about what the fear is and you want to ask yourself why is that a fear? And if you can do it five times, I know that’s a lot but if you can take it five levels of deep on your wise what you will end up with is a clear picture of what’s holding you back and then you can see it on the black and white paper. Whatever your color ink is but if you can see it for yourself you can make a decision is that truly a fear that you have from going forward on this big idea? Or do you have a choice to move forward? Because what I believe is the fear is trying to tell you something. It’s not trying to tell you a stop. It’s trying to tell you how do we manage beyond fear? How do we really rise to the occasion? How do we stop overthinking and become stronger leaders? More confident in ourselves? Because that is the key to you leading by example creating a team around you it’s not about finding the easy route most of the time what’s in front of you is not easy.
It takes a lot of courage but you don’t want to overthink you don’t want to let this fear keep you from moving forward. I bring this to you today because when I work with founders and CEOs and fast-growth companies I know that something gets in their way and every time I have a conversation with them and we put a spotlight on it within five minutes they can think differently and shift that perspective if you’re willing to do that I’d love to connect with you just send me an email direct message.
However, you’re receiving this I’d love to connect with you about what’s going on in your life. If you want me to help you find that breakthrough when you think about your own overthinking is it stopping you from really creating what you want? Are you willing to go beyond where it is and create that breakthrough for yourself? Love to get to know you send me a message. Let me know how this is working for you.
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