Despite a negative test, I’m pretty sure I had COVID in January. I battled feelings of failure but eventually got my head straight.
Failure can be a learning experience, but only when we’re open to it. Getting past our initial reactions and not giving into fear’s 1-2 punch allows us to grow and get better.
I’ve found myself using the phrase “lean into it” a lot lately. While it was not planned, it has become a welcome addition to our conversations.
Entrepreneurship is about showing up all day, every day, even when things are not going the way they should. An all in mindset is required.
The ebb and flow of our available time as designers is in constant flux. How we manage it can be the lifeline we reach for prior to burnout.