Even though Strategic Coach entrepreneurs represent over 60 different industries and dozens of countries and cultures around the globe, and are as different as they could be as individuals, the majority share one common trait: perseverance.
If you look at almost any entrepreneur — just starting out, successful, or somewhere in between — one thing they’ll all have in common is that they’ve battled or are currently battling complexity.
All growth happens in stages. And in each stage of growth, people hit a point where they can’t grow any further using their existing set of skills and knowledge. This is what I call The Ceiling of Complexity. And it happens time and time again, in every stage of growth.
There’s a lot of talk about intelligence today. Parents worry about whether their children are going to be intelligent enough, and there’s a mania about getting them into the right schools and starting their training at the earliest possible age to improve their intelligence. Then, there’s the worry about competition, that some people are more intelligent than others.
I’m not a gambler, yet I would be entirely confident in betting that you’re a procrastinator just like I am. How can I be so sure?