Just Do It! Pivot! Start Now! Don’t Wait!

I just wanted to jot down a few thoughts that were coursing through my brain while hauling my ass up the trail and then consequently flying down. What goes up must come down, so just do it! Pivot if you have to, but start now! Don’t wait until life is perfect.

When I first started mountain biking a year ago, in my true style, I didn’t know much about it. I just knew I wanted to do it, so I did it. And after a few minor bumps and bruises – I’m sure there will be more – for the most part I figured it out.

April on mountain bike in Helena
Feeling strong and confident – I didn’t always feel that way.

Am I an expert? Hell no! And I don’t ever plan on being one. Is it fun and hard work? Hell yeah! And I love both the struggle and accomplishment of the uphill and the exhilaration and freedom of the downhill.

Do I have doubts? Um, all the time. Do I have the right equipment? Am I following proper trail etiquette? Am I switching gears the right way? Who’s judging me? Who’s laughing?

Who cares!?

“Speak your truth and let your spirit fly.”

Michael Franti, singer/songwriter

When I started mountain biking, I didn’t have the best equipment or the experience.  When I started snowboarding, the same. Photography, education, yoga…All the same. I jumped in with just enough thinking to be crazy, but not enough to be dangerous. But the point is…I started!

Start by getting off the typical path!

The same holds true to that entrepreneur spirit! I don’t have the best microphone or camera, and I struggle every day learning new tools and skills while editing posts and video.  Sometimes, I don’t know what the hell I’m doing at all. I imagine if you are trying to build a business or more than likely pivoting one you’ve already started, you’re thinking along the same lines:

“What the hell am I doing?”

Maybe your doubt is so huge, that you’re beginning to shut down, to back away. I’m here to tell you to keep moving forward. Just do it, and do it now!

Larry in the hospital walking after surgery
Sometimes, just starting might be the hardest thing in the world to do.

As an educator, I have always taught my students to go for it – failure is a part of growing and learning.  Now, it’s my turn to be a student again. And yours, too.

And whether that’s on a yoga mat in front of a camera on Zoom, on a mountain bike,  a rock wall, a giant wave, or Pinterest, bring it on! Because while I’m not an expert at any of those things, I am definitely an expert student even when I know that Zoom might just be the death of me.

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We can help you get started.

All you have to do is start.

Start now.
Start where you are.
Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt.
Start with hands shaking, voice trembling.
But start.
Start and don’t stop.
Start where you are. With what you have.
Just Start!

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Theresa on dock at Lake Guntersville Alabama
Start anywhere you are. Just start!

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