Tiffany held out from doing any of my courses for two years. She wanted to be ready.
Not the first time I’ve heard this from a student — and usually these are my best students. Why? Because they show up in a big way. They don’t want to disappoint me and I don’t want to disappoint them.
Tiffany had seen me on social media, heard good things and I was highly recommended by a colleague. Coming into the program, she had high expectations. I’m not going to lie, for me, at times, it is daunting when I need to live up to the hype.
Then I remind myself — it’s pressure that makes diamonds and an opportunity to do it better.
So after doing the course, she said it was beyond what she expected. Mission accomplished!
She wanted to grow her career and have tools to leave a legacy in this industry. Her advice to others is “don’t be like me and wait two years – do it now”.
Normally this is where I would say, “be like Tiffany”. Instead, I’ll quote Nike: