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How to Find the Courage to Take that First Step

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I hated that job. I hated every job I ever had. I woke up swearing every morning. I swore in the shower and I muttered profanity under my breath all the way to work. I felt useless because the work I was doing had no meaning. I wasn't drawing on my talents. I wasn't making the world a better pYou don't need courage to take that first step. And I felt trapped because the pay I earned was barely enough to live on, and I didn't have any savings.

vowed to make a living by doing what I loved -- or starve to death trying. And I meant it in every fiber of my being.

You don't need courage to take that first step. You just need to focus on two things: hate and desperation.

What did I do? I drew on everything I learned in my 20+ years of martial arts training. It was the only other thing I could consider myself a legitimate "expert" in. I drove over to Future Shop and bought a mini-DV video camera and some editing software with my credit card. Then I sat down with a paper and pencil and wrote a list of every crazy push up variation I could think of. I got on the floor and made up a bunch of new ones too.

you need two things:

1) Hate: you have to hate where you are right now so much that staying the same is far worse than the discomfort it'll take you to change.

2) Desperation: sometimes you have to back yourself into a corner so you're forced to come up with creative solutions.

People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs, career coaches

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