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There Are Enough Clients For Everyone

There are enough clients for everyone by Jill CelesteOne of my clients once said to me: “Someone else bid on this project. Now that I have competition, I probably won’t get this gig.”

Her comment took my breath away for so many reasons:

  • She didn’t have enough confidence in her gifts to believe she’d get this project, no matter who else was bidding on it.
  • She believed that competition is bad – just someone who will take business away from her.
  • She’s coming from a scarcity mindset, meaning she doesn’t believe they are enough clients for everyone.

Isn’t it amazing how we process “competitors” as entrepreneurs?

I want to challenge you to change your mindset about your competitors. Are you ready?



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Don’t Worry About Your Competitors

Coke versus Pepsi, McDonalds versus Burger King, Ford versus Chevrolet – is it any wonder that entrepreneurs are constantly worried about their competitors? One look at the big brands and you’d think that’s the right approach.Don’t Worry About Your Competitors

I want to challenge you to change your mindset about your competitors. Are you ready?

The world needs your competitors and you.

You see, not every person you meet will be able to work with you. Perhaps you and a prospect don’t have the right vibe, maybe you’re located in the wrong city or perhaps your offerings don’t meet the needs of that person.

And so when that sales prospect finds that synergy with your competitor, that’s a good thing. Wish her well and focus your energies on the rest of the people who do need you. Aren’t you glad you don’t have to spin your wheels trying to connect with someone who isn’t meant to work with you? Even further, aren’t you glad that sales prospect found someone perfect for him? Continue reading