One of my biggest fears has always been being ordinary. I mean from the time I was a little girl I always wanted to stand out. I wanted to shine, but was always slightly afraid of what that meant. I felt like I was destined for something bigger than myself with no rhyme or reason to support it. I just wanted to be seen, to be impactful, to have something to say.
We are all telling a story about ourselves online. The question is, how in control are you over your story? We get caught up in branding, ignoring the fact that a brand is truly just a story attached to a particular product or company. In this case, as the writer, you are the brand. What story are you telling?
I think often about the immensely talented people I either know personally or through social media. It’s really inspiring to be around so many people that are working towards starting businesses and finding their dream careers. But no matter what field you’re in, one thing remains essential in a successful business and that is people sharing about it! Word of mouth!