Gidday FieldInsight peeps. Two points to discuss this week:
- Pressure is required for progress
- Fear holds you back.
Treat pressure like a good friend who challenges you
I've talked about it before, that progress doesn't come unless you're under enough pressure to keep the momentum going. If you're business is growing quickly, to succeed you actually need to change and evolve the systems around you, keep improving them as your business evolves - you cant sit still!
That momentum and activity creates a lot of pressure and stress, but with that pressure and that stress comes the motivation and the forcing factor to drive change in the way you do things.
It's hard and there's a lot of failure involved but through that process comes progress. If something doesn't work as planned, use the 5 Why's technique I spoke about in the previous Blog to drill down to the root cause and take action from there.
So while pressure sucks and nobody enjoys it and there may end up being fights, disputes and friction but all that is what is actually allowing things to get better.
My tip to you
While you're in amongst that pressure/stress, just remember that in that moment you are propelling your business forward and that is motivating you to keep going.
Look at it from this angle pressure makes diamonds and what you are doing by moving your business forward is creating a diamond that will reap the intended rewards for you (both in the satisfaction of running a successful business as well as financially).