EP263 You’re Ready if You Say You Are


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Women often look for signs before making a life-changing move in their businesses or careers. One of the signs that we look for is the permission or approval from the people around them. While there are many reasons for delaying that big leap, refusing to take action while waiting for the approval or permission of others has led several highly ambitious women to suffer significantly -- wasting their time and effort when they could have been spending it on something that would help them thrive in their career.

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Today, I am discussing how if you say you are ready for the next big leap in your career - then you are ready. I’ll also share the phenomenon that many women succumb to by believing the lie that they are not ready yet as well as the four signs to look for to identify if you are set to make that much-awaited change in your professional life.

“Don’t wait for your suffering to become greater than your fear. Do it anyway. Feel the fear and do it anyway.”

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The problem that prevents you from taking things on
  • Possible causes of the fear to accept new challenges
  • The circumstances that push women to make an overdue change
  • What the “loathing scale” is and how to use it to assess if it’s time to make a change

Signs That You Are Ready to Make the Leap:

  1. You are experiencing a level of frustration that just won’t quit.
  2. You are five or above on the loathing scale, and you’ve been there too long.
  3. You are dreading work and have low energy when you’re there.
  4. You feel smarter and more capable than the people around you.

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Fierce Leadership Quotes:

  • ”One of the ways that we allow our fear to get the best of us is by looking for external signs of approval.”
  • “If you are waiting for permission to unlock your potential for success, you’re going to be waiting a long time because that permission has to start with you.”
  • “Stop outsourcing permission to take the leap. That permission has got to start with you.”

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