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The clear distinction between trying and doing in your small business.

There is a  clear distinction between trying and actually taking action and “doing”  in your small business.

While I have never been a Star Wars fan in the past, I found myself recently watching some clips from “ The Empire Strikes Back” that I believe resonates with a lot of people in life and business.

The famous scene where Luke is corrected by Yoda “ Do or do not, there is no try”

People often ‘try’ in various things they set out to do. They ‘try’ a new diet, ‘try’ a new business, ‘try’ to exercise and that is why people fail.

There is a huge distinction between trying and doing . I was once told of a Tony Robbins event where Tony challenged a woman in the audience when she said she had ‘tried everything”. He instructed her to try to pick up her chair and she proceeded to pick up her chair. He corrected her and told her that no, not to pick up the chair but to “try to pick up the chair”. Confused, it resulted in her picking up the chair and not picking up the chair… until she came to realize the distinction he was making between the act of trying and doing.

‘Try’ is a word we really need to be careful with. Trying is equal to not doing.

When I was trying to wake up at 5:30am, I did just that- I tried. .. and ended up pressing the snooze button more times than not.

Ask yourself, do you find yourself ‘trying’ or are you actually ‘doing’?

Here’s what you need to do:

Take the word try completely out of your vocabulary. It’s a wimpy word that means you are not committing.

Decide with conviction that you will do and not try, with respect to what is required for you to succeed in your endeavours. Decide on the outcome and proceed to take action.

Do or do not. There is no try.

To your success,

Signature Tereza

 

 

 

P.S I am putting together a team of 15 people this month of do-ers, (not tryers) …of people who wish to finally break free.  Make a decision to join me today because I am taking the first 15 people who will have personal access to me.

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9 thoughts on “The clear distinction between trying and doing in your small business.

  1. Tereza, We that are serious have the do or die attitude. Blogging does not happen by itself. We do it or we don’t. There is passion wrapped up with purpose. A by product is we grow as we discover. Fortunate for us there is the KALATU blogging platform that helps jog our minds.

  2. Do or do not! We have to take the word try out of our vocabulary, and just do it. Great post Tereza. thanks for sharing.

  3. Great post Tereza – I use to say ‘sure, I’ll try it’ and i guess that is why I failed so many times before I got it right. When I joined EN, there was no try, there was just doing! BAM! I love the line “Take the word try completely out of your vocabulary. It’s a wimpy word that means you are not committing.” That is so true – thanks for sharing.

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