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The goal of every entrepreneur is to be successful. When you work towards your goals, the thought of success is so exciting that you often dream about how your life will change once you achieve it. The energy flowing from these thoughts motivates you to keep going despite the challenges that come your way. After many sacrifices and sacrifices, following your goals and dreams, you finally succeed! Then something almost unimaginable happens.
You hide it from the world.
Why some entrepreneurs hide their success
Entrepreneurs encounter this scenario more often than you might think. Limiting beliefs can dampen your excitement to shout your success from the rooftops – drowning out your voice until you’re convinced that no one wants to hear about your victories. This may be due to a fear of being judged by those around you or a deep-seated inner belief that you don’t deserve success. You may even belittle your achievements in the public eye because you were raised “humble.” Years of negative influences and defeatist self-discipline can surface as soon as you hit your peak.
The arsenal of limiting beliefs you’ve built up over time is poised to destroy all your winnings faster than a house of cards. Anxious feelings that go against your expectations of what success should look like cause you to question yourself. Even though you’ve boosted your confidence with a list of accolades, you start to wonder if you really deserve the wins. Can you replicate the success you had or was it all a coincidence?
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How sharing your success helps others
Make no mistake – your success has nothing to hide! The desires to achieve great things have been placed in you for a specific purpose. Humility has its place, but in order to fulfill your dreams, you must let your confidence seethe in service. When we talk confidently about our worth, the world will appreciate us more. Remember that humility did not get you to where you are now. Your feisty energy and tough determination have brought you here and can inspire others to overcome their pain and follow their dreams. It would hurt you to shield them from the world. Someone is looking for you to guide them and show them what is possible. You must shine with your success!
Before you became a successful entrepreneur, who did you look to for inspiration? Most likely, outstanding business owners who were not afraid to show what they are capable of are at the top of the list of people worth paying attention to. Their success was a catalyst for your own. The self-confidence and achievements that your mentors displayed ignited a fire within you to follow your own amazing path.
Now it’s your turn. All the hard work you put in that got you to where you are today will help you make an even bigger impact if the right people see it. This won’t happen if you dim your own light.
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How sharing your success helps YOU
In addition to influencing and inspiring others, celebrating your success will help you the most. Celebration creates happiness and gratitude, which are high-vibration emotions that successful people need to keep up the pace. You need to celebrate yourself to generate positive energy for yourself so you can break your own limiting beliefs (we all have them) and continue to be successful. As a motivated entrepreneur with big goals, some of the things you are about to do will be scary. Expressing gratitude helps to overcome this fear, giving a sense of unlimited possibilities. Negative self-talk and limiting beliefs will be replaced with the confidence to face anyone; and self-confidence is an essential ingredient in the recipe for success. It gives you the strength to believe that you can achieve anything you set out to do!
Some of you are nervous about celebrating for fear it will look arrogant, so start with your inner circle first. This is a group of people who should be excited about your win and rooting for you. Your loved ones who already support you will be excited to hear about your achievements. Their enthusiasm will boost your confidence, allowing you to step outside your inner circle and publicly celebrate smaller victories. Also remember to mark the route you took to get there. Describing your transition from fighting to how you are killing the day now will have a positive impact on the right people, motivating them to seek their own success. At the same time, it reinforces the fact that you deserve the success you deserve.
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Everything you’ve worked for is a beautiful gift. Downplaying the good in your life so as not to offend someone else stifles your appreciation and gratitude for your gifts. If you don’t share your powerful moves and celebrate your achievements, you diminish your gratitude and your own happiness. It sucks energy and power out of you!
Shedding light on yourself brightens the path for others and for you. Use your wins to inspire your audience and open more doors to new relationships and opportunities that can push you to even greater success.