“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” – Marcus Aurelius
In his book, “The Obstacle is the Way“, Ryan Holiday writes that the adversity we experience as entrepreneurs simultaneously serves as the fuel for our success. Yet usually, our instinct is to turn away from these challenges. Turning into adversity is uncomfortable. Instead, we focus on easy wins and distractions that offer short term rewards.
As you fill out your prep sheet this month, take some time to explore the squirm-worthy issues that you’re facing in your business. Chances are that you have at least one issue lurking below the waterline which you are tolerating. Turning into these challenges takes courage. Your group offers trusted space where you can surface this issue and open a door to real change.