Are you allowing other people’s opinions to hold you back?

I am working with my mentor to get my book published and I was trying to unravel what was holding me back, because I have been saying for years I have a book inside me, several in fact. However I was  continually being distracted from this goal.


It turned out that it came down to one persons comment, I can’t even remember who said it, but they said “there is no money in books.”

Well when you are starting a business and you need to gain a consistent income this made me think that I was wasting my time.

Yeah right why did I allow that to stop me. The value in the book is so much more than the money it may or may not make.

The value comes from the learning you get as your write it and the credibility it gives you.


Anyway I digress I want to produce a leaflet, then an Ebook and the real thing. The book will be part of a series of “That’s like what” The first one is going to be about  “Being a sole trader in a recession that’s like what?” with tops how to perform at your best.

Other ideas are Networking at your best that’s like what?

Teaching at your best that’s like what?

What needs to happen for you to unravel what is holding you back and take your business to the next level?

Recognise your learning

What do you know NOW as a result of reading this, that perhaps you did not know before?

What difference does knowing that make, if any?

Plan your next best step

What would you like to have happen next?

Can you?

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Sheryl is a book by one of our clients that was never put off by other people she just kept going. Well done Karen Williams of Self Discovery Coaching.

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