When I was in 10th grade, my mom and I were traveling home from a trip to Europe via the Boston airport. I popped into a gift shop and was immediately drawn to a t-shirt with these words on the front:
My mom bought me that shirt and I decided right then and there that I was going to Harvard.
Problem was, I lived in a small beach town in Florida and didn’t know ANYONE who went to Harvard or had plans to go to Harvard. In fact, many students in my school weren’t planning to attend college at all so my Harvard quest was a pretty lonely one.
Very quickly, that dream died because I didn’t have a mentor or guide showing me the way … and I wasn’t brave enough to figure it out by myself.
I wimped out on my dream and didn’t think much about Harvard again.
Until last weekend …
My husband Steven produced the Harvard football game (go figure!) and my sons and I came along for the adventure.
I had a chance to walk through Harvard’s campus and soak up that energy. WOW.
As I wandered through the legendary campus, that 10th grade memory came flooding back to me.
I wondered what would have happened if I WOULD have had someone who could show me the way to that far-flung dream.
Now, don’t get me wrong … I love my life and am grateful for everything and everyone in it, but the lesson that bubbled up for me was the power of mentorship and guidance from someone who has been down the road before and wants to help you succeed.
This is why I do what I do in my business.
My Harvard wimp-out led me to my calling and the mission of my business:
Helping women build and grow profitable businesses ONLINE that allow them to achieve the best results from the least amount of effort.
This is your final reminder before we kick-off the Business Adventure School, my landmark mentoring, mastermind and coaching program the week of October 7.
We have 10 amazing, committed women in the program so far and still have space for you.
This is an intimate group where everyone will be seen, heard and supported.
Don’t wimp out on your big dream and opportunity.
You’re better than that.
SPEAK UP! When have you wimped out on something you really want? How will you commit to being more courageous every day? Share in the comments section below.