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  • Writer's pictureSamantha Hearne

Embracing the "Yet"

Raise your hand if you have ever felt impatient with your business. We often find ourselves in a constant pursuit of instant gratification, expecting everything to happen overnight. This impatience can blind us to the importance of embracing the journey, understanding the power of the "yet."

Read on to learn about the 3 phases of growth.

The Unfair Expectation of Instant Transformation

Consider this scenario: you begin working with a client, and after just one month, you expect everything to be completely transformed. This expectation is not only unfair but also unrealistic. In reality, genuine transformation takes time. It's important to recognize that success rarely happens within a 30-day window.

The Real Growth Mindset

Embracing the "yet" and the journey requires a genuine growth mindset. It's not just about expressing a willingness to grow or investing in self-development. A true growth mindset entails:

1. Embracing Discomfort: Real growth involves stepping out of your comfort zone, embracing the unknown, and challenging yourself.

2. Taking Risks: Without taking risks, it's impossible to gain clarity on what truly works. Mistakes are valuable lessons, not failures.

3. Seeking Feedback: Open yourself to different perspectives and feedback. This exposure allows your mind to grow and adapt, fostering a true growth mindset.

The Importance of Embracing the Journey

While the end result is important, it's the journey that truly shapes us. The middle phase, filled with uncertainty, challenges, and learning opportunities, is where genuine growth occurs. Here, we discover our resilience, adaptability, and solution-based thinking. So, the next time you find yourself rushing to the finish line, take a moment to embrace the "yet" and appreciate the journey. It's not the end; it's another beginning.


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