How To Start A Dream (Even When Scared)

Are you scared to start your dream? You’re not alone. Most people are scared to start their dream, whether it’s a new career, business or project. But what if I told you that starting your dream is easier than you think? In this blog post, we’ll explore how to start your dream (even when scared) and overcome any fear that may be holding you back. So don’t wait any longer — let’s get started!

Be Honest:

The first step is, to be honest with yourself. What is it that you really want? Don’t be afraid to dream big — after all, if you don’t aim high, you’ll never reach your goals. But at the same time, be realistic about what’s possible and what’s not. Once you know what your dream is, set up a learning journey map to help you achieve it. This will act as a guide and keep you on track along the way.

Your Learning Map:

The way to truly begin to master your dreams is to have an understanding of the skills that you are going to need, in order to get to the top of your mountain where your goal is.

When starting from the bottom there are going to be certain skills that you have to learn.

For example, let us take owning an online business.

To own an online business you are going to have to know:

Social Media

  • How To Set Up A Instagram Account
  • What To Post On Your Instagram Account
  • How To Set Up A TikTok Account
  • What To Post On A TikTok Account
  • How To Set Up A Web Page
  • How To Code A Web Page
  • How To Market On Facebook, Google

Video Creation:

  • How To Create A Video
  • How To Set Up Lighting
  • What Software Should I Be Using?
  • etc

I think you get the point. All these skills need to be learned but they need to be done in a specific order. It is no good learning how to run Facebook Ads until you have properly set up your Facebook Account & Optimised it.

It is the same with Youtube, it is no good buying expensive lighting and cameras if you have not already got an audience where that is needed.

Part of this learning map is taking action though. This is the one necessity in all of this learning.

The next step is to take action daily towards your dream. Even if it’s just a small step, make sure you’re moving forward each day.

These actions can be as small as reading a chapter of a book or reading some blog posts, it does not matter. All that matters is that you are taking the necessary actions to progress towards your goals and your dreams.

Being scared is normal, when heading into the unknown, leaving your comfort zone is hard because it makes your brain function at a higher level than normal. But you can do it if this means enough to you. If chasing your dreams becomes a must for you, then take the action that you need to be taking.

And finally, believe in yourself! You can do this — I believe in you! :-)

Whilst all this may seem hard, believe me, staying where you are now, in the long run, is going to be harder. I have faith in you. The only question you need to ask yourself now is can you have faith in yourself to make this jump?

Until Monday this has been your coach Andrew.



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Andrew Flanagan

Andrew Flanagan


Mindset & Business Coach: Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Their Revenue Online Utilizing battle-tested practical methods