It’s another Monday, another week to seize new opportunities. I’m Liina Vettik, and today, I want to talk about a crucial mindset shift that can transform your journey as an entrepreneur. Stop waiting for approval and build your business with ease.

Many of us wait for permission to believe that we can build our businesses and wealth effortlessly. There’s a common belief that entrepreneurship is synonymous with hustle and hard work. We’re conditioned to think it has to be challenging. But what if I told you it doesn’t have to be this way? Why do we cling to the notion that being an entrepreneur requires endless toil? It’s all a myth!

Look at the truly wealthy people. They don’t work hard; they play golf and enjoy life while their money works for them. How do they achieve this? The secret lies in their beliefs. To reach that level, you must cultivate the belief that you can receive money and build your business with ease.

Challenge the Hard Work Myth

It doesn’t matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey; working on your beliefs is crucial. Even I, having reached millionaire status, still grapple with limiting beliefs. Sometimes, I feel guilty about how easily wealth came to me, questioning whether I deserve it. This guilt stems from my childhood experiences.

Growing up in a struggling family, I witnessed my father’s relentless hard work. He juggled multiple jobs and long hours to put food on our table. In return, he received our love, gratitude, and praise. This ingrained in me the idea that hard work equals love and appreciation. So, when wealth came easily to me, I felt undeserving and disconnected from the love and praise I had learned to associate with hard work.

Let Go of Limiting Beliefs

Maybe you, too, praise hard work because you believe it earns you love. But this belief is sabotaging your wealth and well-being. If you resent those who achieve wealth effortlessly, it might indicate that you believe you only deserve wealth through hard work. This mindset holds you back.

To achieve well-being in any area of your life, you must let go of the notion that hard work is necessary for love or success. Stop waiting for permission to be wealthy, to grow your business, or to provide services. Give yourself permission. You deserve everything you’ve ever wanted.

Embrace Ease in Entrepreneurship

Reflect on why you hold onto the belief that hard work is essential. It might be rooted in your upbringing, societal expectations, or personal experiences. Understand that this belief no longer serves you. Today, you don’t need hard work to earn love or wealth. Work on releasing this outdated mindset.

Here are steps to help you embrace ease and abundance in your entrepreneurial journey:

  1. Acknowledge Your Beliefs: Identify and acknowledge the limiting beliefs you hold about hard work and wealth.
  2. Challenge the Status Quo: Question the notion that success must be hard-earned. Look for examples of people who have achieved success with ease.
  3. Cultivate a New Mindset: Develop a belief that you can build your business and wealth with ease. Affirm that you deserve success and abundance.
  4. Take Inspired Action: Act on your goals without waiting for external validation or permission. Trust that you have everything you need to succeed.
  5. Celebrate Your Successes: Recognize and celebrate your achievements, no matter how easily they come. Embrace the joy of being an entrepreneur.

You are an ambitious woman entrepreneur who deserves to have it all. Stop waiting for approval and build your business with ease. Let go of the hard work myth and step into a reality where ease and abundance are your new normal. Give yourself permission to thrive, and watch your business and wealth grow effortlessly.