Dare You Not To Do This

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It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since I led the team at the Breakthrough Experience.


Looking back, I’m amazed at the journey we’ve all been on—investing in our own growth, building businesses, and navigating the complexities of life.


For me, this journey also involved raising a little one as a single mum, which added a whole new dimension to the adventure.


One thing I’ve realised is that true growth often comes from moments of challenge and deep reflection.


We never really see how far we’ve come until we pause and look back at the winding path we’ve travelled.


It’s like hiking up a mountain—sometimes the climb is tough, but when you reach a viewpoint and see how far you’ve come, it’s a new perspective.


I’ve been thinking a lot about authenticity and the importance of being true to ourselves.


We are here to “Become who you are” (Thanks Nietzsche).


Especially in business and as a coach.


When we build our business around our identity, when we bring our unique story to the marketplace, we create something that no one else can replicate.

There’s no competition when you’re true to yourself because no one else has your story, your perspective, or your voice.


In our journey, it’s easy to get caught up in what others are doing. Social media, industry trends, and external pressures can make us feel like we need to conform or compete.

But here’s the truth: the most impactful ideas and the most profound contributions come from within. When we focus on being our authentic selves, we create something truly original and transformative.

I have been geeking out on Søren Kierkegaard’s work lately, and something I came across has stuck in my mind.


“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.”


I read it and welled up with tears.


“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.”


It takes courage to stay true to our path, even when it’s difficult. Even when it feels like the whole world is against you.


It’s in those daring moments that we find our true strength and our most authentic selves.


Your greatest contribution to the world is to be yourself.


In a world that often emphasises competition and financial success, it’s easy to get caught up in chasing a quick buck.


But here’s the thing—when you pursue something that isn’t aligned with your true purpose, it rarely brings lasting fulfilment.


Instead, it can lead to burnout, dissatisfaction, and a sense of emptiness.


Focusing on service is where the real magic happens.


When you dedicate yourself to serving others, you tap into a deeper sense of purpose. You begin to realise that your unique experiences, perspectives, and ideas are exactly what the world needs.


By helping others, you not only contribute to their growth and transformation, but you also find meaning in your own life.


Trust that you can be paid for doing what is purposeful to you. This might seem counterintuitive in a society that often values quick financial gains, but it’s a profound truth.

Build a business that you love, not that you want to burn to the ground.


People are naturally drawn to authenticity and inspiration. They can sense when someone is truly dedicated to their craft and committed to making a difference.


Think about the people who inspire you the most. Chances are, they are individuals who have stayed true to themselves, even in the face of adversity.


They didn’t follow the crowd or compromise their values for short-term gains.


Instead, they focused on their mission and trusted that their dedication would pay off in the long run.


Financial rewards become a byproduct of the value you create rather than the primary goal.


So, don’t get distracted by what others are doing or how much money they’re making.


Stay focused on your journey and your mission…


Be patient.


Be persistent.


Be purposeful.


The world needs your unique contributions, and there is no one else who can do what you do.


With gratitude and love,


Tanya x

Leadership Coach & Master Certified Demartini Method Facilitator

BAppSoSc (Counselling)

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