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Business Mindset

Scared

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I sometimes feel scared of the day ahead, so scared that even when I wake up naturally early I roll over, pretend I’m too tired to get up, and go back to sleep.

I’m at my most scared when I don’t have a lot of tasks and to-dos on my list. When they’re there they keep me busy, productive, I feel that I’m on track and Getting Things Done. At the same time of course I’m resentful at the list, at all the things I must do that are stopping me from spending much time, if any, on what I really want to do. I long for a time when I might be able to wake up without the pressure to be busy, with the entire day looming ahead for me to spend hours writing if I please and then to sit back, relax, laugh with my family and go to bed at night satisfied that I’ve done what I was meant to do. That I’ve made progress on my dreams.

I’m scared of the days when all there is is open space. I’m scared that I’m going to waste it and so ironically enough my instinct is to do just that. To oversleep, to come up with a new project idea and start that instead, to use it as a chance to clean up my inbox or my Dropbox.

I’m scared of what might happen if I really give my all to following my dreams. I’m scared, I suppose, that I might find out I’m not good enough after all. If I don’t give it my all it’s easy to tell myself I haven’t been putting the time or effort in, and that when I do I will absolutely get there. But if I DO put that time and effort in … and I don’t get there … what does that mean?!

One word: scary.

I’ve learned to push through this fear, to strike it down, although not as well as I’d like to. It’s a definite practice. But here’s what I’ve learned, here’s what I do when the fear rises up. In case you ever find yourself dealing with a similar fear –

Just one hour.

I commit to spending just one hour on my dream, which in most cases for me is my writing. Even if I don’t know what to write; have nothing I’m working on or feel like I’m writing absolute drivel (which is a lot of the time). One hour. After that one hour I face the fear and see if I can bear to commit to another one. It’s like pulling teeth at times. But when I follow through? I feel amazing. Better still – words get written. Progress is made.

Question.

I spend some time figuring out what’s really going on. Usually I do this through journaling, sometimes through a walk or sitting on the beach. I dig into the parts of my mind I’ve been trying to ignore. What am I really scared of? What’s the worst that might happen? What’s the best that might happen? Always, the best outweighs the worst. Always.

Courage.

I give myself a talking to. Remind myself I’m here for a purpose. I’ve chosen to live that purpose. It’s not okay to run and hide from it. It’s not okay to let my message and my gift die away because I’m not brave enough to release it into the world. It’s not okay to pretend I’m satisfied with what I’ve achieved so far and who I am when really I want more. I don’t mean being ungrateful. You can be grateful and still want more.

Ignore the busywork.

I remind myself sternly that if I even LOOK at that list of busywork I’ll be sucked into it. Without a doubt. I will tell myself that I HAVE to do this, that other people are depending on me, that I have no choice. I’ll tell myself I’ll do the writing this afternoon, this evening. I never ever will do the writing this afternoon or this evening. It’s only ever now, or never.

Get Aligned.

I take a moment, or two, perhaps more. Like right now. I sit back. Look around. Take a sip of coffee. Close my eyes. And I breathe the fear into my chest; I allow myself to feel it. I let it bubble right up – and then out. Whooosh. I let it out. I don’t need you today fear. I know why I’m here. I know what I’m meant to be doing. I believe in my dream. I know that the best WILL happen. I know that in saying all of this and then doing it, I am aligned. I am me. I am on track. I give myself permission to live my dreams, and to start now.

The fear will be back, that’s for certain. It never stops trying, you have to give it points for that! But you don’t ever have to stop trying either. Live your dreams. Start today.

Remember –

Life is Now. Press Play! 

Kat x

PS.

I’m excited to announce my Flow-Led Millionaire Private Client Mastermind Days are back, happening this August (PM me for full deets!) 

Warning! This Mastermind will require you to get TF over your hang-ups around:

* Automated income

* Being seen more, and more boldly

* Adding layers upon layers upon layers of more SELLING

* Ruthless repurposing and re-selling

* Structure, systems, process

* Building a cash machine which pays you on repeat regardless of whether YOU are grinding your fingers to the bone to get it working!

Requirements:

You have an existing business which makes money, delivers a fabulous product or service (or multiple of!) which helps people, you know who you are and who you’re here to serve (while always welcoming deeper clarity!), and you have a proven track record for getting results to those people … even if it’s on a scale, so far, which, frankly, you consider outrageous. Since you know you’re here to do insanely big work in the world!

Oh, speaking of which – you know you’re here to do insanely big work in the world! And you’re ready to put the wheels on that NOW, and see your revenue – your growth of soulmate audience – your soul-led result-gettin’ systems – and all in all your own badassery – explode, stat!

You’re not afraid of doing the damn work (duh),

but you also know that there’s a simpler way, a more flow way, a more YOU way.

And you’re ready to get down to the nitty gritty of that now, and then roll it out like the take no prisoners mofo you are.

All with me – secret counsel to the worlds most elite game-changers, leaders, and revolutionaries – supporting you to know exactly what to do,

and exactly how to do it,

so you make MORE money,

reach MORE (of the right people),

the YOU way,

having more fun and flow than you ever dreamed possible,

and finally knowing you’re all in on you,

Now!

What you get out of this time together is simple:

* Identified opportunities for money-makin’ – minimum 3, up to 10+ (this is normal in these conversations with me)

* Specific to you simple soulmate audience growth strategy, which you can roll out right away, and will often involve only ‘tweaks’ rather than having to DO anything dramatically extra

* Confidence and inner tools as well as practical steps for improving / adding to / setting up (depending where you’re at) your automated income / funnels 

* Personalised (to your personality / style / lifestyle / skillset) action plan for implementing

* Tweaks you can add in right away to increase sales on existing processes

* Daily / weekly ‘hustle flow plan’ individualised to you

All in all here’s what it comes down to:

>>> You will walk out with a complete action plan tailored to your business, very detailed and also very SIMPLE, with also a complete understanding of what you need to do and HOW to do it, to take you to the next major income level, and beyond.

This will include your next three offers (MINIMUM), up-sells, or funnel ad-ins, FULLY CREATED IN THE TIME TOGETHER!

Plus:

1:1 follow on support to help you implement and follow through.

I love doing this INTENSIVE deep dive work where we pull everything apart all at once, and then nail down the EXACT action steps for each person to take to get more paying customers and clients, who are soul-aligned, coming in NOW, who are also buying more things, because you’ve got all your damn shit in place!

This immersive day together is limited to 5-7 people per event. 

If this is speaking to you PM me here to apply / for more info!