“Got a question?” (6.10.15)

Patricia Bokowski, wanting something means you believe you don’t have it.
Which you don’t want to believe or you may never get it.
Instead, you can recognize that which you don’t yet have by giving thanks, in advance, for receiving it.
Cool,  The Universe / “Got a question?” / www.tut.com
Patricia D. Bokowski – CEO & Founder – NineFrogs

“Stop asking people who have never been where you are going for directions.” – NineFrogs

Success!

It’s yours.

You just have to have.

The right mindset about it.

Because.

You deserve it!

And.

You need to start now.

Not.

When should you later?

The answer is always ‘start’.

Sounds simple I know.

But.

You would be amazed.

How many people.

Are STILL waiting just to start!

Like, you have to start. “How can I be GREAT?” (7.25.2021)

Whatever your passion is.

It was put there for a reason.

Your job is to bring it to fruition.

With whatever you have.

Don’t stop now!

That’s the thing.

You say you want to follow your passion.

Only.

You are way too comfortable where you are to start.

Because.

Let me tell you.

It won’t be easy.

It’s a LOT of work.

And most people don’t want to do a lot of work.

They take the easy road.

And let their passions fall into space.

And then when they are on their death-bed.

Will regret they never ‘went for it.’

I saw someone last week.

Someone, who has been telling me for at least the past three years.

That she was going to start her own little side hustle.

She still hasn’t done it.πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆ

And trust me.

She’s one of many.

There are a lot more people out there like her.

Who have a dream.

An idea.

Aa passion that they want to pursue. β€œHow do you think BIG picture?” (8.15.2020)

How do I know this you might ask?

Because I speak with so many people on a daily basis.

Maybe it’s on-line?

Maybe it’s in person.

And it always goes like this:

“Patti, I’m going to _______ “(fill in the blank).

Then I see them or talk to them on-line and ask how it’s going?

“Patti, yeah, I know I said I was going to ________ only I couldn’t because ________

SMH

Yup!

That’s how you do it!

You just do it.

Stop waiting for the perfect time.

You want to follow your passion?

Follow it!

Stop asking for permission.πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆ

Stop asking if it’s a good idea?

If YOU think it’s a good idea.

Then YOU need to follow it!

That’s it!

Just follow it!

When I first started my business in 2012.

I’m pretty sure everyone around me thought I was crazy.

Which, you kind of have to be a bit mad to do this.

But I did it anyway!

Did I know what I was doing?

Hell no!

But I did it anyway and learned along the way.

Lots of failures.

And then I’d get a little success.

So I learned to do more of the things that got me success.

That’s how the game works.

It’s a constant learn, succeed, fail.

Start over againπŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰

Whether your passion is business or personal.

Keep going.

Keep taking risks.

Everyday, take action!

That’s the mind-set of successful people.πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰

Want to know what it took for me to get where I right now?

A LOT OF WORK.

Dedication.

Persistence.

Never giving up kind of attitude!

That’s what it takes!

I spent countless hours at the library.

Reading business books.

Articles.

Researching everything I could get my hands on that I thought would help me.

I attended countless networking events.

I’ve reached out to people I didn’t even know asking for advice.

Asking if they would meet for me for a cup of coffee?

I can’t tell you how many cups of coffee I had at the Dix Hills diner.

And everyone of them was special.

I learned so much those years.

I met so many cool people.

I might not see them anymore.

But I think of them often.

And how much I learned from them.

That’s what following your passion is all about!

Let’s see.

What else did I do in those early years of NineFrogs.

I spent a lot of time at the gym I remember.

Walking the treadmill hours on end.

Just thinking how to be successful.

How can I help people?

How can I help myself?

I took classes.

I attended seminars.

I started networking.

Basically.

I did anything and everything.

I just never stopped.

And I’m still doing that today.

Only.

It looks slightly different.

Because I’m at a different place.

In both my life and business.

The things and people I needed before.

I don’t need.

Now.

I need different.

On the way to following your passion.

A funny thing happens.

Once you start on the path.

The path is ALL you think about.

Your whole life becomes your passion.

And you surrender the “how” it’s going to happen.

And you focus on the “doing”.πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆ

And this πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†

Don’t be surprised if some people aren’t too happy with what you are doing!

Especially if you start getting a little successful.

It irritates some people.

Just remember.

That’s their problem.

Not yours.

And never let it stop you from following your passion.

Following my passion has been an eye-opening experience!

To say the least!

Having my own business, has been a HUGE learning experience.

For one.

I’m a lot smarter these days than from when I first started. LOL

True.

That’s what happens after failing more times than you can count!

But, always getting back up!

Because that’s what we do.

We fail.

We fall.

We get BACK THE F UPπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆ

Keep it simple.

Start.

Don’t think about ‘how’ it’s all going to work out?

Stop thinking the thoughts of ‘how’ am I going to be successful?

Just do it.

Everyday.

Give it your all.

Stop over-thinking it.

Just do it!

Too many people give up before they even really starts.

Because it’s hard!

Because it’s going to take a lot of time.

Because they are afraid they are going to fail.

Hey,

I’m not going to sugar-coat it.

It is hard!

You’ll probably cry on many occasions.

You’ll most likely want to quit a lot.

But don’t.

Here’s a quote from Dale Carnegie that sums it up:

β€œMost of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

Indeed!

When you have the right mind-setπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ˆ

And the right intention behind it.

Taking action everyday.

Just watch the right people.

And opportunities come into your life.

Keep your mind OPEN to everything.

You never know where the miracles will come from.

And if you aren’t paying attention.

You just might miss one!

Got a question?

Have you heard?

I’m writing a book!

Titled: “How One Landscaping Bill Changed Everything!”

Release date:  October 2022!

I cannot wait for you guys to read it!

Lastly, make sure you follow me on TikTok & YouTube – The Frog’s Den – Subscribe to my YouTube Channel and follow me on TikTok!

That’s a wrap!

Talk soon,

Patricia <3 always

NineFrogs ~ People will stare.  Make it worth their while!

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