I hear these statements all the time. I’ve said them myself.
Making the wrong decision
Not being good enough
What other people will think (being judged)
Making more money (will I be able to manage it? Will I have pay more taxes?)
Having more stress
Not having enough time
Not being loved
These fears are usually False. Evidence. Appearing. Real.
It can show up a procrastination, confusion, overwork, undercharging, etc.
- She was running some old mental programs (limiting beliefs) that were causing her to resist the sales conversation and prospecting for new clients. Even the word “prospecting” conjured up feelings of being “pushy and manipulative” in her.
- She had a belief that she “didn’t know how”: To talk about what she did. To conduct a sales conversation. To build her business and take care of her mom.
- She was so focused on the lack – of time, of prospective clients, of money – that she could only see, experience and create more lack. (This is the Universal Law of Attraction at work. What you focus on expands).
The biggest obstacle though, was a childhood experience where she had not followed the rules, gotten into trouble with her Mom and worse, ruined her favorite dress. This really affected her ability to trust herself and made her form the opinion she did not know what was best for her and that she made poor decisions. (It’s almost impossible to stand powerfully in your role as the CEO of your business when there is a part of you that doesn’t trust yourself to make good decisions!)