We both started laughing at the same time. Did you really just say that?
“I couldn’t do that – I don’t know how to do that.”
Ya, she said it and then we started laughing because at the same time we both realized that this was a bold faced lie.
My friend and I have much in common including the habit of jumping with both feet into unfamiliar territory including jobs that are way above our pay grade. You see, we have figured out that successful people aren’t afraid to do that – jump in and learn while you’re going along. It’s become a way of life. I encourage you to try it sometime. You’ll impress yourself with your ability to learn on the fly.
I learned to swim by being thrown in the deep end – yep, that’s the way my teacher liked to do it. Granted, my father was never far away but he had no qualms about being unconventional. We all jump into parenting without a frickin clue what we’re doing but we manage to wing it until we get it right. That’s a big job don’t you think?
If you reverse engineered most jobs, they’re broken down into the next step to be taken. Most often there are folks who can help you out. Sooooo, get out there and get her done. Done is better than perfect – you can learn as you go.
Not heart surgery though, if you’re thinking of tackling that, maybe get that down pat first. But the rest – get crackin’ – in the deep end.
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