A great mentor/ coach is going to share with you both the wins but also their losses. No successful person arrives immediately to their peak performance. Success comes from perseverance. From not quoting when the bottom falls out and learning to embrace difficult situations in order to come out on the other side stronger and wiser.
I can easily say most of my life my number one fear was failure. Doesn’t sound right, as someone who’s started two businesses? Well, my cleaning company has helped shape my endurance and the ability to not just cope when the going gets tough but to rise about the challenge. But this wasn’t always the case.
I had my heart set on being an attorney for human trafficking cases. I saw myself as someone who would fight evil and seek justice for the oppressed and vulnerable.
Here I am 10 years now, not coming into work at a courtroom but SCRUBBING TOILETS for a living! Ha!
What would I tell myself 8-10 years ago about failure?