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It's never too Late to Start!

Have you started something and have been unable to complete it? Or maybe you have ideas and tasks you need/want to do but have not yet started!

We have all been in a spot where we find ourselves in a state of regret of “if I had only” or “I wish” which is ultimately the emotion you feel when you could have had a better outcome.

So what's stopping you from actioning these tasks, dreams, business ideas and or careers moves etc. sooner? – It’s never too late to start

Starting is tough, but you're not alone. Many of us face this difficulty daily. Here are some common reasons that stop us from starting and how to overcome them:

1. Time: If something isn't a priority, you won't make time for it. Identify low-priority tasks and eliminate them to make time for your passion. Prioritise, create a schedule, avoid multitasking, and reduce distractions.

2. Skill: You don't need skills to start; you need to start to build skills. Start with awareness and invest in learning, implementing, showcasing, and teaching.

3. Procrastination: Fear of failure, overcommitment, lack of rewards, fear of mistakes, and negative feedback can cause procrastination. Prioritise goals, reward yourself, share progress with others, and embrace productive procrastination.

4. Lack of inspiration, help, or resources: Join technology communities, follow the right people, learn, contribute, and seek support from others.

5. Concern about what others think: Focus on your own opinions and beliefs. Spend time with yourself, learn to ignore opinions, accept that not everyone will like you, and value your unique perspective.

6. Being introverted: Being introverted doesn't limit your ability to express yourself or pursue your passions. Your platform of expression may differ, but you can still succeed.

7. Feeling too old: Age is not a barrier if you're physically and mentally capable. Experience is valuable when starting something new. It's never too late to learn and achieve success.

8. Fear of failure: Failure is inevitable and a stepping stone to success. Evaluate your goals, build positive thinking, understand that failures are part of the process, and focus on learning and planning your next steps.

Remember, you're not alone in facing these challenges. Start today and embrace the journey towards your goals.