Now is Your Time to be Fearless

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What does 'fearless' mean to you?

My Fearless Journey

You may read about my speaking engagements in my newsletters and think that this is no big deal for me. That it's easy for me to get up and speak in front of audiences. Well, up until a few years ago you would have been totally wrong!

For most of my life the thought of getting up and speaking terrified me beyond belief. I was the kind of person who always sat in the back row and was extremely happy to be there! Never did I think that I would ever be a speaker.

That is until I started my business in 2000. I had known for some time how wonderful it was to live in an organized home and I wanted to share my knowledge with others. I figured that if I just told others about this new business I started that my phone would ring off the hook! It didn't happen.

I realized that I needed to get out and educate people on the need for organization and why they should hire me to help them. When a friend of mine offered me her spa's meeting room so that I could hold workshops, I looked at her like she was crazy! Me, get up and speak? Absolutely not.

But, I am a very determined and stubborn woman, and soon realized that this was the best option for me to let others know about my expertise.

As I started giving small workshops, something very interesting happened. Audience members not only began hiring me to help them get organized at home and work but also started asking me to speak to their groups. This was working!

I realized something else, too. By being fearless I took back control of my life and business and started making things happen. Was I scared? Of course! Was I happy that I became fearless, took action, and saw results? Absolutely!

What Fearless Means to Me

To me fearless is a feeling that comes from deep within you and you can be fearless when you realize how worthwhile you are and how valuable the information is that you need to share with the world.
 
Confidence Assignment:  

What do you know you need to do in your life or business to make it better? Write it down.
What is one action you can take toward this goal even if it scares you?
Do it, right now!
Now celebrate! You are on your way to being fearless!

I'd love to hear what you are going to do!  Let me know at my blog . I can't wait to celebrate with you!

Love and confidence,

Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Hagen is a dynamic and inspiring female motivational speaker, the author of Organize with Confidence and offers business coaching services to motivate women to stand out and accelerate their success. You can become more focused and have more momentum, more confidence, and more success. Elizabeth's book "Organize with Confidence!" will change your life and her "Speak Now and Forever Get New Clients Home Study Program" will change your business! Visit www.ElizabethHagen.com and receive her eBook "10 Fearless Lessons Every Woman Must Know" as her gift to you.

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This article was published on 2011/10/07