Thinking about the way you think is really important especially when you want to stand out and make a difference.
When you mix wrong thinking with the actions to stand out from the crowd, what kind of result would you get?
There are common thinking errors that you make from time to time. This has made you feel upset , guilty, lifeless and at one point you have had the thought of given up on your dreams.
These errors have made you to stay on the fence and hold on to your comfort zone. Unless you realize these errors, you will be stuck in the rat race forever.
Here are 5 Common Thinking errors that prevent you from standing out from the Crowd:
1. Being Unique is The Same as Being Effective
So it is true that you are unique and your existence will make a mark in the world. It is a fact that no one can be like you and your experience makes you stand out from the rest.
You have been blessed with talent. Your great mind is one of a kind. You are so special and endowed with so much creativity.
Yet if all you have is just being unique; if with all your creativity, no one can benefit from your experience.
If your Talent can’t solve anyone’s problems and all you have become is a spectator in your world, then you need to question this mindset and realize that Being unique is not the same as being effective.
2. You Need a Big Dream to make a Difference.
Having a big vision can make you stand out from the crowd.
That great idea can be a life changing experience for others. It is better to have a vision than having nothing at all.
However, if you allow that big idea to engulf you so much that you are not taking any step. If you are looking for a sign and believe that you need a big dream to stand out, then it is time you question this thinking,
While big steps are awesome, It is the baby steps that makes a whole difference in the long run. Just because you don’t have a big dream does not mean that you can’t stand out.
By taking small steps, you can learn from your mistakes and develop your idea.. Success rates can be shortened by taking baby steps.
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Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. Robert Collier
The Secret of getting Ahead is getting Started. Mark Twain
There is no One Giant Step that does it, it’s a lot of little steps. Peter Cohen
3. Fake it Till You Make it
It is great to exaggerate your knowledge, experience and accomplishments.
It might look cool to let everyone see you in complete fiction. After all, you are on the path to the right direction.
But what if success does not give you enough confidence to make a difference?
What If you are still struggling with imposter syndrome and this is preventing you from standing out? Isn’t this mindset a bad idea?
You should have a Unique Soulful Proposition ; this is the intersection of what your gifts/talents are and how you can use them to help people live better and happier.
Your USP is adding a soul of uniqueness, originality and differentiation to your hobby, product or service. This will enable you to go through the learning process to be who you want to be and not what others want you to be .
4. Your Weakness is your Greatest Liability.
Being weak seems to be a threat to your dreams.
How can you stand out when you are so vulnerable? How can you make a difference when you don’t have the required skills?
Those who have made a difference in our world have been known for their courage. They were able to overcome their weakness and take advantage of their strengths.
Looking at yourself, you are just not good enough. You are nowhere close to creating your own legacy.
If your weakness is an obstacle to making a difference, then you have got it all wrong for Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
What you call weakness is just a mindset. It is an illusion that makes you believe that you are limited.
What if you knew that your weakness becomes a pillar and makes you an authority.
Did you know that through your weakness, you have the opportunity to make an impact and create a community.
What if you realized that your awful experience has the power to save and empower others.
5. Being No 1 Makes You Stand Out from Others.
Do you believe that you can’t stand out because there is so many people doing the same thing?
Has it ever occurred to you that being No 1 actually makes you to stand out from the crowd?
Being able to change your emotional, intellectual and physical faculties pays huge dividends, in both your personal and professional lives. It is awesome to be able to make yourself better everyday.
But you don’t have to be in competition to make a difference. In fact, Deborah shows that being in Synergy can be so powerful and enable you to stand out.
Competition doesn’t have to be an issue and should not be an obstacle to achieve your dreams.
There are so much opportunities for you and others. The trick is to communicate you amazing abilities, your uniqueness, and value.
We live in an interconnected world, and each of us matters. You have the capacity to make the world more beautiful.
Over To You
What Common Thinking Errors have prevented you From standing out From the crowd?