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Starting Before You’re Ready

wednesdays with wayne Aug 25, 2021

I’m going to admit that I judge whiners. I don’t get triggered by much, and yet when people complain about their lives and don’t act other than to say that they know that they should do something, I get frustrated. It’s like watching a toddler, telling them what to do, and while they hold eye contact with you, they seemingly deliberately drop the cup that they’re holding onto.


What the…!


The problem is perspective. And the answer is also perspective.


So many people, and you could be one of them, sabotage their growth and potential because they say that they’re not ready. 

  • I can’t apply for that job because I’m not ready.
  • I can’t do coaching with you because I’m not ready.
  • I haven’t started that thing that I really want to do/have/become because… I’m not ready.


That’s such bull….

Think about anything… ANYthing you’ve taken on. 

What made you “ready?” Was every aspect of your life fully in order? Did you know everything you were going to be doing as part of the program you’d been putting off?


Readiness isn’t about having already accomplished the thing. It’s about willingness to step in and learn what you need to learn, to engage in a process of growth.


Psssssttt… buying into the story that you’re not ready is fear talking.

The reason you haven’t taken up that thing you’ve wanted to do is because you are afraid. It’s not that you’re not ready, it’s that you’re not willing to be judged. 


The truth is that you’re not going to be good at that thing right away.

The truth is that someone might see you as vulnerable or less-than. 

And the truth is that when you begin, you are not that good at the thing you’re setting out to do. Toddlers don’t run marathons on day one. (As parents, you know it feels like it, but you get what I’m saying here.) 


The first time you’re on a bike, you wobble. 

I’m guessing that before flying gracefully through space and sticking the landing, Simone Biles had a time in her life when learning to stand up was a thing. LeBron James wasn’t always great with a basketball.  Warren Buffet once had to learn math and then learn how investing worked.


They began. They took action. 


Saying you’re not ready is fear talking. You’re afraid of change. You’re afraid of doing it badly or being judged as “wrong.” You’re afraid of ridicule (either by others or by the voices that you’ve taken on that are affecting your mindset and, ultimately, the reason you need to move forward). 


You simply cannot see yourself the way others see you. The highest performers in the world know that and that’s why they hire coaches. That’s why top athletes review their game tapes and they do that with coaches, too.


Think about anything you’ve done. Were you 100% ready?




To get the growth, movement, and outcomes you truly desire, you must begin before you think you’re ready. Get support. Get a coach. Get outside perspective. And get going.


That’s what you’re doing here. If you’ve been putting something off, stop whining. It’s not helping. Take that next step. 

Let’s go!


= Wayne = 

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about my signature breakthrough mastermind retreat.

Here are the answers:

  • We focus on mindset and building the tools for breaking through to new successes in your life. 
  • It’s a small group of a dozen people by design. It’s not a group with hundreds or thousands in the room. It’s a small group so that you can engage with each other, support each other, and feel supported by me and by each other. (Hence the term “master-mind.”)
    • What’s a mastermind…? If I have a dollar and you have a dollar and we exchange dollars, we each have a dollar. But if I have an idea and you have an idea and we exchange ideas, we each have two, three, twenty, or more ideas from doing that.
  • We start on Friday early afternoon and go into the evening with a great dinner together. We gather again for a full day on Saturday. (The hours are designed to give attendees a chance to arrange for travel and enjoy the location.)
  • It’s casual or business casual for dinner. 
  • It’s surprisingly affordable and it’s easy to get to. Most people think that they’re going to spend $5,000 to do this. It’s under $2K. And really, we might do some exclusive island retreats someday. For now, the StuckAtTheTop Breakthrough Mastermind is located really, really conveniently.
  • You won’t know if it’s right or not until you check it out. 
    • If it’s right for you, register to hold your seat. If it’s not, no worries.

SIMPLY CLICK HERE to check it out and to reserve your space. 

Is this something you’ve been putting off? It’s time. It’s your time. Let’s go!


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