You Don’t Have to be Working

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey wrote about the power of shifting your language from “have to” to “choose to”, thereby owning your decisions.

So “I choose to go to work” becomes a positive reinforcement of intentional choice.

But what about “work”? I’ve found there’s power in

Growth is really, really, really hard.

I had a conversation this morning with a potential investor who reminded me what it takes to grow (and asked me point-blank if that was what I really wanted). He reminded me that it’s really, really, really hard. And not for everyone. In fact, it’s not for most entrepreneurs. As a “get it done” person, that’s a tough pill to swallow.