Monthly Archives: November 2012

Common objection 10: I’m good at something else

on November 30, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection This objection sounds so weird when you say it abstractly you can’t imagine people succumbing to it. When they say it less abstractly you can[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 9: I’m too busy. I have other priorities.

on November 29, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection Some people want to take on new projects or change something in their lives but they have too many other things. I’m too busy. I[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 8: But it’s embarrassing or it makes me anxious

on November 28, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection Yesterday I posted how fear of feeling fake after changing holds people back. Today I’ll note how some people don’t start because they feel embarrassed[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 7: I’ll feel fake

on November 27, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection People worry that changing themselves will make themselves fake. It won’t be the “real” them. My new beliefs will be fake. It won’t be the[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 6: That’s just the way it is

on November 26, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection People think some things can’t change. They say It’s a fact. That’s just the way it is. You have to accept that some things are[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 5: I have to take care of “real world” issues first

on November 25, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection People often say things like I have to take care of “real-world” issues like earning money first. or their bosses, parents, or teachers say things[…] Keep reading →

Common objection 4: I don’t know how to do it, I’m too introverted, I’m not smart enough, etc

on November 24, 2012 in Blog, Leadership, Tips

[This post is part of a series on internal objections and blocks and how to overcome them. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get more value than reading just this post.] Objection People often complain that the project they want to do requires skills or abilities they don’t have: I don’t know how to do it. I’m[…] Keep reading →