Today, this little business of mine celebrates its official third year of business!
I am grateful.
To do what I love.
To make my own schedule.
To have the ability to keep dreaming bigger, better.
I'm glad & continue to look forward to the person I'm becoming in and through this. And while I don't pretend to be an expert in all things business, I have learned a few things.
To share those, I created a VIDEO for you. :)
**all the confetti**
Video Content & Timing Breakdown:
Four Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me When I Started Out
1. No one will remember your first _______ (except maybe your momma), so just start.
2. If you have time to complain, you have time to learn
3. Perception is reality
4. The power of talk
0:50 – Pattengale Photography Officially Turns 3 – ANY reason to celebrate!
2:29 – Like attracts Like: We’re dreamers
2:50 - Four Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About Starting Out
3:40 – Story: How Success was forever redefined in my mind
8:00 – That Moment When I Reached My Moment of Success
8:29 – Fear of Starting, Fear of Failure
8:45 – Point 1. No one will remember, so just start.
9:15 – The Issue is not that you’re lazy, it’s that you’re afraid to start
10:40 – Point 2: If you have time to complain, you have time to learn
11:20 – I didn’t know how to shoot a wedding
12:10 – DECISION: Do you want to learn, truly? Have you tried?
13:34 – Free online classes I took
15:00 – Point 3: Perception is Reality
15:30 – QUESTION: If you were already where you want to be, how would you act?
16:45 – Start where you want to be, then work backwards
17:20 – Surround yourself with people who are better than you
17:55 – STORY: Fake it ‘till you make it
21:30 – You have to take yourself seriously before others will take you seriously
22:07 – My really awkward website
22:16 – Point 4: The Power of Talk - what you speak into a situation becomes your reality
23:15 – The practice of gratitude & positivity
25:40 – What to LEVERAGE: People talk. And they like to be listened to = your perfect opportunity.
ACTION: What is it that you really want to start? And what’s your first actionable step in achieving that dream?
Tell me in the comments!