Here is the transcript and summary of Zenpreneur Mario Lanzarotti’s talk titled “Stop Doubting Yourself And Go After What You Really, Really Want” at TEDxWilmington conference. In this TEDx talk, Mario discusses the importance of self-doubt and how it can be a powerful ally in the pursuit of bigger dreams.
Listen to the audio version here:
Would you believe me if I told you that self-doubt is one of the best things that ever happened to you? Seriously. Right now, some of you may be confused. Me too.
But as I learned the truth about self-doubt, my life transformed forever. So today, let’s go on a little journey that might transform your life, too. Let’s explore: what is self-doubt? How does it show up in your life? And how can you make it your friend?
Self-doubt is a mental conversation in which your mind questions your ability to find a desirable solution to a perceived problem. Such as: What if I’m not strong enough to handle the pressure of running my business? What if I don’t know enough to pass this important test? What if I never find my true purpose in life?
Do questions like these keep you up at night? Self-doubt can silence your intuition and steer you away from even finding out what you really, really want. You end up following the should voice, which is a confusing combination of the advice you receive from the “experts”. And while there may be a lot of wisdom, there are also a lot of outdated views that no longer support you in your evolution as a human being.