“I’m pretty sure none of this would have happened if I hadn’t been fired from Apple. It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters”So learn from our friend Steve Jobs. He may be of late but his story is very much relevant and always will be to any entrepreneur taking the jump into uncertainty in pursuit of their dreams. What you need to do is to sit down and think through your fears, face them, come up with a plan to address them and snap out of your rut. If you truly believe in your idea, don’t let it die. Give it the fighting chance it deserves. You will be amazed how often people succeed not because they are the best at something but simply because they stayed the course. So instead of getting stuck and staying stuck, look for ways to reinvent your ideas or your approach. Keep tweaking your actions so they only get better with each try and after each setback. Your success will require you to be patient and passionate about where you desire to be. Get unstuck with these tips and make your dream a reality!
- Take a moment to identify what you think is going wrong or what went wrong
- Write down what options you have to make things better. You have the chance to create your own future.
- Devise a plan of immediate action
- Adjust your expectations
- Get back to work