Have you ever felt that you are ‘too late’ to start or try something? In this episode we fight this self doubt (5:30), how I overcame my first launch failure (11:00) and having confidence in the timing of your life (14:15).
(5s): The Wanderlover podcast was created with a mission to enable travel and freedom through entrepreneurship. I’m your host, Danielle Hu business mentor, content creator, and founder of The Wanderlover. Tune in every week for episodes about travel, online business, social media and mindset that will inspire you to take massive action towards living the life of your dreams. Hi guys, welcome back to The Wanderlover podcast. This week is called trust the timing of your life. It’s a mini lesson from the bottom of my heart, inspired by the incredible individuals in Momentum and I felt really compelled to have to share this with all of you listeners, and it’s so powerful.
(57s): I hope you enjoy it! And I hope you really take it to heart. So this past week I had a handful of goal mapping sessions with our new members of Momentum. So we start in September, but we’ve been having one-on-one 90 minute calls because my intention is for everyone to go into Momentum, knowing exactly what business and what path they want to pursue before we start as a group. So the last thing I want is for people to start, and there’s already some individuals with businesses and others who feel left behind. And after we go through the group, coaching the modules, by the end of the four months, they still are thinking about their business idea.
(1m 41s): And we don’t want that. We are here to take decisive action. So what’s been really incredible in these goal. Mapping calls is many individuals will start the call telling me they have no business idea, no direction, and just so many doubts and fears that they can’t make a decision. I have a 100% success rate on these at the end of every single goal mapping call the individual, walks out with a business name of business plan, prices, services, their social platforms up, and just so much happened in those 90 minutes.
(2m 22s): It’s insane. And what I want to tell every single one of you out there is if you’re getting stuck on something, if something’s not working out the way you want it to, you are the only person who’s getting in your own way. You’re the only person holding yourself back. And sometimes maybe you just need a little push. So our newest member of momentum, she said, Danielle, I love you. I love your podcasts. They’re so straight to the point in 20, 30 minutes, no bullshit. You get your point across and lives are changed. And when you combine this with a safe space to really express your deepest desires, your life goals to someone who’s actively listening.
(3m 7s): And for maybe for some of you, it’s the first time you’ve ever said them out loud. And to have someone give you feedback, write it down on paper and fully support your deepest desires, knowing that they’re all completely possible. It is so transformational. And if you don’t have the chance to do this with someone, write them down yourselves, right? Like write every single one of your life goals and work towards them. At the time of this recording, we have one spot left for momentum mastermind. If you want to clean the last spot and join this radically authentic group of new entrepreneurs, click on the link in the show notes and sign up.
(3m 54s): If we are full, by the time you sign up, you can sign up for the waitlist. The link will be replaced with the waitlist signup. And you’ll be the first to know when the next round of momentum, which is, which brings me back to the point of this episode, which is trust the timing of your life. Let’s say you really want to join. You feel ready? You click on the button and it says, this cohort is full. You must join the wait list. That is also okay. Maybe it was not the right group for you. Maybe weren’t ready to join at this time, but you will next round or maybe another program or private coaching would be better suited for you. The point is whatever you are feeling, take action on it.
(4m 39s): And the rest will follow. It’s also so crazy that I am saying, guys, if you are interested, join the wait list because at one point in my life, seeing other people with wait lists, or like, just so unfathomable to me, I did not know how people could have so many people interested in their programs that they could open up a waitlist for them. And here I am just a few years later, you know, saying this, and I know that a lot of you listening will probably be listening to me and being like, oh my gosh, she has wait list. Trust me guys. It is all possible for you. And I did not start at this level, a common theme that has manifested itself over and over.
(5m 25s): And these goal mapping calls. The beginning is the feeling that you are too late to something, and you should have had it all figured out by now. You tried so many things and none of it has stuck. And just so many should’ve could’ve, would’ve that sick, no fine that you aren’t where you’re supposed to be right now. And society is partly to blame for this, right? Like your upbringing is partly to blame. So many external factors make you believe that your life should look like something else at a certain point. And I’m here to tell you that there is absolutely no timeline, no right or wrong timeline for anyone doing anything at any point in your life, whatever you’re experiencing right now, you are supposed to be like, can we just all meditate on that and accept that fact?
(6m 22s): Because once you internalize that there’s really no timeline you need to be following or have to be following. And you are exactly where you need to be. All of that pressure, all of that stress, all of that anxiety disappears. And that’s when you can start making empowered decisions for yourself. As soon as you give into the fears and you give in to what could be or should be, it is taking power away from you. Can we all see, can we all see that when you put that pressure on yourself, you feel stress. You feel nervous. Like how are you supposed to build a business when you’re constantly worrying about the present moment?
(7m 4s): And I guarantee you five years down the line, you’re going to look back and be so understanding of why everything happened exactly the way it’s meant to be. So for example, one of our momentum mastermind members admitted to me that they had no idea what changing their mindset meant. And in my podcast episodes, in my content, I’m constantly talking about shifting your mindset, changing your thoughts, that change your feelings, that change your actions, that change your results and all of this mindset talk. They were just so flustered. They’re like, what does that mean? I mean, how do I do that?
(7m 45s): How will that change my life? Like, do I meditate too? I watch more documentaries. Do I listen to more podcasts? Like, what does this mean? And how do I apply it to my life? Do you see how that thinking and that pressure to, you know, at that point in your life, have it all figured out, know exactly what I’m talking about. All of that confusion is heightened by the fact that you, you feel like you must have the understanding at that moment. It’s okay to not have it all figured out it’s okay. Okay. To not have understanding, you could be listening to this episode and be like, whoa, this girl is so woo. And if you’re going through a really dark time in your life, you’re probably going to be like, Danielle, shut up.
(8m 30s): You know, you have no idea what I’m going through and it’s the end of the world. And life sucks. And you just don’t understand. And trust me, I, I hope you hear my message. And I hope you reflect back in one year and realize like, oh my God, this, I understand now, like whatever she’s saying makes total sense, whatever shit you’re going through in a year, five years down the line, 10 years down the line, you’re going to realize that it all happened for a reason. So keep at it and keep going. Another one of my goal mapping calls started off with a member saying that she feels like she’s too late for the entrepreneurship game.
(9m 12s): She feels like she spent so much time in corporate America and just wasn’t making moves and she should have started earlier. She should have done this and should have done that. And she realized that those thoughts do not serve her at all. Those feelings are just taking her power, right? Like the more voice and the more attention you give those defeating thoughts, the less power you have in the present moment to move forward with something that serves you. And when I call people out on this, I mean, it, I mean, it in like the most helpful understanding, compassionate way, when I say that you have the potential to completely change your life.
(9m 59s): If you’re not happy with where you are right now, change it. You have the power I believe in you and realize that there isn’t another alternative. There’s not an alternate universe or your life should have played out a different way. You always have the power in the present moment to do something differently for yourself. And look back on those times and realize that maybe you weren’t ready to be an entrepreneur, right? Maybe you weren’t ready to do this. You didn’t have the same mindset or you didn’t even know what mindset was, right? Like you couldn’t have possibly made those decisions at those times because you simply weren’t ready and now you see it. And now you’re like, oh my God, should I do something about it?
(10m 43s): Can I do something about it? Wait, I can do something about it. And now is the time that you’re doing something about it. So as we are finalizing our most perfect aligned group for momentum, I want to share with you guys, my first failed launch in 2018. So I’ve always loved groups. I’ve loved being part of masterminds. I love being a part of group programs and I love running groups. I feel like I’m really good at working with people, helping each other, communicate in a group dynamic and you know, running retreats, running masterminds. It’s always been something I’ve wanted to do.
(11m 22s): Back in 2018, I was working with a coach and I wanted to launch a mastermind. I wanted to run a group program. I named it from passion to profit. Some of you guys may remember it. If you’ve been following me for a few years, I named it. I launched it. And one person signed up in the first few days, and then it was crickets. I didn’t hear from anyone. I got really scared to post about it because I was like, I already posted on my page. I posted in store, what do I do now? Completely froze. And then, and started imagining the mastermind with only one person in it started freaking out being like I can’t have a group program with only one person.
(12m 9s): I wanted at least five people. And you know what I did, I emailed that person and I backed out. I was like, I’m so sorry. We’re not having this mastermind. I didn’t even finish my launch guys. I had a month to launch and I’d sit and even finish it. Instead. I emailed that person being like, I’m so sorry. Something came up. I would love to take you on as a private client. But if not, I will let you know, as soon as the next round opens, I backed out I quit. And at that moment, you know, I could have labeled myself as a failure. I could have tried to just not ever start a mastermind or group program ever again.
(12m 52s): I could have gone back to corporate. I could have done so many things to not stay on track and try to convince myself that it wasn’t the track I was meant to be. I was a failure. I like wasn’t a good coach. I didn’t know how to sell. And looking back on that, it was because I simply was not ready and I was not ready to handle a group at the time. I clearly didn’t know how to launch. I clearly didn’t have the faith or confidence in myself, in my abilities to lead a group like that and finish what I had started. I was clearly not yelling at the top of my lungs about my program.
(13m 33s): And the other thing I did at the time was blamed my coach. I blamed my coach at my poor performance. I blamed my coach for me not having a successful launch or me not completing my launch month. Do you see how different my mentality was back then when I was trying to make it work so hard versus now, do you see how all of those thoughts and fears of what should have been? I should have gotten five signups the first 48 hours or else. It means that this is a failure. I should have just posted ones on Instagram and gotten all of my signups from that one post.
(14m 16s): It takes time. It takes experience. It takes mistakes. It takes a lot of learning to get you to the next level. And sometimes the best thing you can do when you feel like you’re trying so hard, you’re thinking really hard. You’re not happy in your current situation and you want to change it so, so badly. And don’t know how all surrender, surrender to the timing of things and trust that it is all working out in your favor. The same girl that said that she spent so much time trying something that didn’t work really wants pursue entrepreneurship, but had no idea what to start. That same girl said she was ready.
(14m 58s): She felt ready. One day found my podcast and saw that I had a group program starting right away. And that was exactly what she needed. Another momentum. Masterminder also said that for months and months and months, they didn’t feel ready. And one day, all of a sudden they felt the energy found me. I found this program and it was a godsend. So when you are ready, when this all clicks for you, I guarantee you there will be answers. It might not all make sense right now, but it will. I promise you, you can have it all and you will attract, attract what you are.
(15m 41s): Health, wealth, love, freedom, happiness, success, fulfillment. You can have everything. You do not need to settle for anything less, and it will all come to you. It will gravitate towards you. Once you truly believe that you are worthy and you are capable of doing anything you set your mind to. I am so, so grateful for this group. That’s come together for our September cohort of momentum. There is just so many synergies between all of our members. It’s the perfect blend of strategy of ambition, of spirituality, of new ideas of introverts and extroverts.
(16m 25s): And I’m just so excited to get started. I am so, or that it would not have happened if I didn’t go through all the quote, unquote failures and roadblocks that I experienced in the past few years as an entree Turner. And I’m just so confident that my abilities and my skills have grown to be the perfect, energetic match to every single member in this mastermind. It’s not about me. It’s about serving and supporting every single new entrepreneur in there. And I’m going to like just cry of emotional happiness, because it’s just such an amazing experience.
(17m 7s): And I can’t wait to get started. If you guys feel good and drawn to this message. If something inside of you is saying, maybe you should reach out to Danielle. Maybe this is the perfect program for you at this time. At the time of this recording, like I said, there’s still one spot left. So DM me, if you think that spot is for you, or just click on the show notes to see if it’s still available. I’ll change it as soon as the last spot fills up, but trust the timing of your life. If it wasn’t meant to be, then it wasn’t meant to be. If it was meant to be, then I will be the first to welcome you inside.
(17m 50s): I hope this episode was very helpful, really grounding for your week this week. I am always wishing you so much love and happiness and success. If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please feel free to leave a review on apple podcasts. I realized I haven’t been asking for reviews enough in my episodes. So here is a very gentle and sincere Ask that if you’ve enjoyed this episode or my other episodes, it would really mean so much for me and our team and this podcast. If you could leave a review and it will help us reach other people who need to hear our message the most, so much love for you guys, I will see you at the next episode.
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