I’d always wanted to start a blog but was scared of putting my words out there. To share what I know. To be vulnerable with others.
The pressure of choosing a topic, finding an audience, and writing every day was overwhelming.
Creating a blog took me almost a year before I dove in. Why?
Because I wasn’t ready to get my feet wet. I didn’t start until I knew how to test the waters.
How To Test The Waters
While my example is of starting a blog, your challenge may be going for the promotion you’ve always wanted, becoming an entrepreneur, or some other big, hairy, audacious goal (BHAG for short). Going for the big goals can be intimidating. But this method of testing the waters is tried and true. And I know it can help you obtain your goals.