Walk the talk.
I’ve been staying small, and it’s time to go BIG.
Funny how I thought my objections to certain business strategies were about me not liking how they might constrain me, when in reality I didn’t want to take them on because of how visible they required me to be.
A big question has been: should I consolidate all my endeavors into MelodyKiersz.com?
My objection was that being my own brand would make it so that I cannot fuck up. That there’s an expectation of who I am, and I cannot be ‘off-brand’ and I don’t want to ever feel like I cannot be myself because of how it might impact my business.
That’s a very real thing but, when my brand and message is about being yourself, that should be null. Right???
But on and on I kept saying I couldn’t do it because of this potential for being constrained in my expression.
Well, I had a call with the awesome Jayc Ryder and he had a fantastic way of bringing it all into perspective without even mentioning what my block really was.
Why was I so against it, even when it made sense that I wouldn’t be constrained because any constraint in my expression would actually be off-brand??
When Jayc made each step so actionable and the possibility of actually having them in place became clear, what came up was this heat around my nose, and a icky pre-sneeze feeling of nostrils opening and that thing that happens right before the eyes get watery.
My heart felt like it stopped and was beating faster simultaneously, there was a lump in my throat and I felt like crying and relieved all at the same time.
And it became so clear that what was actually stopping me was that I was scared of being that visible.
Of being that BIG.
Like, who am I to be “Melody Kiersz” the brand, the personality, the spokesperson?*
To that I say, “HA! In yo’ face!”, and quite literally.
[*Uh, hello, you are MELODY KIERSZ??? Who else would be that?]
This becomes a matter not just of business, but of spiritual practice. And that’s something I cannot say ‘no’ to.
Time to get out of my comfort zone, especially when (HELLO?!??!!) my message is all about self-love, vulnerability and letting yourself be seen.
In the next few months, I’ll be making upgrades to my business structure and making my offerings a lot clearer.
And I CANNOT wait!
What are some areas in which you stay small, but could see making a spiritual practice out of being bigger?