It’s scary. Do it anyway.

by Amy on October 10, 2019


When I first started my coaching practice, I secretly hoped my clients would cancel.

I was scared…

I wouldn’t say the “right” thing.
I wouldn’t be able to help.
I wouldn’t know what tool to use.

I got on the phone anyway.

After I became a master coach, I was invited to teach life coaching cadets.
I was honored. I was thrilled. And… I didn’t want to do it. I dreaded getting on the phone with those cadets to teach them.

What if I was a terrible trainer?
What if someone asks me something I didn’t know?
What if they all hated me?

I did it anyway.

Even marketing my own coaching services terrified me. I didn’t want to send a single email.

What if no one signs up?
What if somebody calls me salesy?
What if someone sends me something rude in response?

I had a virtual assistant who sent them for me. Or I would have probably never sent the emails.

The truth is I don’t always say the “right” things, sometimes I don’t have an answer when someone asks me a question, and I have received many a rude email in response to mine.

It happens.

But I also started loving my coaching sessions. I became a confident trainer. I filled my coaching programs a grew a community of thousands who read my work.

What I learned is this:

There is no way around it.

Doing new things is scary.

Your mind will remind you of all the ways it could go wrong.

And sometimes your mind will be right.

But if you want to get to the other side… the side where you are comfortable, you are confident, you have clients and income and all kinds of new opportunities…

You have to be scared and you have to do it anyway.

If you expect it to feel good before you do it. You’ll never do it.
If you want be comfortable before you do it. You’ll never do it.
If you wait until you feel ready. You’ll never do it.

And if you tell yourself it’s gotta go perfectly. It won’t.

It will never be comfortable.
It will always be scary.
You will never feel ready.

And I guarantee you, it will NOT go perfectly.

Do it anyway.

If you need some support around that, group coaching starts in November. Email me:!

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