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Take Action Now – What I Learned From People Who Didn’t — 16 Comments

  1. It’s important to have a good idea. But yes, it’s taking the steps to make it happen that will get you somewhere!

  2. I don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing to toss a lot of “I’d love to try…” at the wall, even if you don’t do them. Sometimes once you speak it or get feedback, you realize why it’s not a good idea. But if you never, ever take action then maybe it’s time for a little nudge 🙂

  3. I love these posts. I do have a lot of ideas on what I want to do, but I haven’t taken action. I need to take the leap!

  4. You definitely have to surround yourself with people that are of the same mind-set. Sometimes, though, I don’t mind a good talking session…as long as it’s scheduled:)

  5. Yea, I can’t afford to waste time. For me, it’s the opposite problem: rearranging and rescheduling so I CAN commit to the stuff I want to do!

  6. Great post! Yes, all the talk in the world will not create action.

    Enjoy your holidays!

  7. I am dragging and not taking action now. My career has ended and I’m trying to find what to do next. An idea came up a few weeks ago but still I haven’t acted on it. I’m pretty sure you posted this for me to get up and follow through 🙂

    I really needed this!

  8. I’m learning that I need to be more proactive – or less I’ll likely be stuck like those that do not take action are. I have lots of goals for the new year, and right now I am taking action to get things scheduled for the rest of December, as I plan to take time off once the baby is here (any day now!).

  9. I tend to think a lot about something before I actually do it. I do eventually take action but I like to make sure I have thought about all the pluses and minuses before I do.

  10. I’m surrounded by people who have awesome ideas and who take action, so their ambition rubs off on me. I love it and appreciate the support we all offer each other!

  11. I think you need to surround yourself with like-minded people, so if you are TAN-minded, definitely work with others who are driven!

  12. Like Ashley above, I have learned many times that they can and will drag you down with them. While I started blogging kind of happenstance, I have a clear vision and goals of where I want my business to go and am actively (and proactively) taking action now

  13. Take action now and stop talking about it… that’s pretty much how I started blogging! Haha. I have a few others things on my to-do list that could probably use some action NOW!

  14. I have learned that they can drag you down with them. It can make your own struggle that much harder to beat if you let them do it.

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