Many of my clients seek approval from friends, family, industry leaders, and colleagues before pushing the "go" button. They feel they shouldn't move forward unless they have everyone's approval or permission first.

Some feel they don't deserve success, which sounds odd, I know. They have bought into the idea that one has to suffer, and be relegated to settling for lifestyle they don't want rather than pursing their dreams. They were brainwashed to believing they are not special enough or smart enough or rich enough or skilled enough to succeed. They feel that they are not worthy of having a good life, or living the life they want.

If you are waiting for everyone else to approve your plans for success, then you are not in control of your success. Give yourself permission to succeed. Give yourself permission to be happy, and to lead a successful lifestyle.

Author's Bio: 

Young B. Kim is a writer, artist, serial entrepreneur, and the creator of ideavist™. Young's mission is to help people make their ideas happen through his writing, coaching, consultations, and through speaking engagements on ideation, creativity, and entrepreneurship.

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