Article

Preston Vander Ven
Preston Vander Ven 27 May 2016
Categories Affiliate Marketing

How to Build your Plane while Learning to Fly it

I was listening to an audio and heard the speaker say a very powerful quote, “You need to Build your Plane while your Learning to Fly it.” He was telling a story of how people would ask him, “What does it feel like to start your own company?” He would often answer: “It feels like you’re jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the on the way down.”....

Article from Blog Freedom

While I was listening to an audio yesterday, I heard the speaker say a very powerful quote.  “You need to Build your Plane while your Learning to Fly it.”

He was telling a story of how people would ask him, “What does it feel like to start your own company?” He would often answer: “It feels like you’re jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the on the way down.”

GetFile-(12).png

While listening I got these main points that I wanted to share with you:

  • Take Action – No matter what goal you have set, the most important thing is Action. Without your first step you are never going anywhere. Some many of us want to finish building our “Airplane” or our vehicle to reach or goal.  Yet, we may not even be sure what we really want.  If your goal is financial, physical, spiritual, first take action.  Figure out the rest along your journey.
  • Plug Yourself into a System -   Whatever your goal is, find others who have reach your desired goal using a proven system.  This system is your vehicle.  You don’t need to build a whole new plane while falling.  Whatever your goal is, someone in the world has probably journeyed that path before you.  So, learn from those who have already succeeded.
  • Learn From Your Mistakes – Just like in the image above, I was like a man jumping off a cliff with no plane when I started this business.  Yet, the first day, I took action and wrote my first blog. Along the way I made mistakes, and was able to improve my “Airplane”.  I listened to training’s while taking action.  I learn that everyone that succeeded in where I wanted to reach started the same place I did, at the bottom.  The biggest mistake I made was trying to learn everything before taking more Action.  I was leaning from from my products, yet without taking action.  I was now like the falling man in the picture above.

Imagine that your destination is on the other side of the world.  You have your plane to assemble, and audio manuals to teach you to fly it.  Yet, you are waiting for perfect weather for the entire trip before you begin to build or learn to fly it.  Are you ever going to reach your destination? NO!

First, this perfect weather, or no time of conflict, will never come.  That’s Life. There are no perfect circumstances, just the ones we are blessed with at the time. So, that is why you must take action.  While building your plane, you now have time to listen to your audios.  It may take time, yet with consistent action, and with help from others, you can build your plane and learn to fly it.  YOU CAN REACH YOUR DREAM!!!

Please login or register to add a comment.

Contribute Now!

Loving our articles? Do you have an insightful post that you want to shout about? Well, you've come to the right place! We are always looking for fresh Doughnuts to be a part of our community.

Popular Articles

See all
Digital Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing: Which One Is Better?

Digital Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing: Which One Is Better?

What's the difference between digital marketing and traditional marketing, and why does it matter? The answers may surprise you.

Julie Cave
Julie Cave 14 July 2016
Read more
Top 10 B2B Platforms to Help your Business Grow Worldwide

Top 10 B2B Platforms to Help your Business Grow Worldwide

Although the trend of a Business to Business portal is not new but the evolution of technology has indeed changed the way they function. Additional digital trading features and branding has taken the place of traditional outreach methods to get in touch with targeted buyers or sellers.Here are some of the best and fastest growing global B2B platforms that are helping thousands of businesses in the world to grow and reach their international and local clients.

Salman Sharif
Salman Sharif 7 July 2017
Read more
4 Important Digital Marketing Channels You Should Know About

4 Important Digital Marketing Channels You Should Know About

It goes without saying that a company can't do without digital marketing in today's world.

Digital Doughnut Contributor
Digital Doughnut Contributor 5 November 2014
Read more
Collection Of The Best Email Testing Tools Online

Collection Of The Best Email Testing Tools Online

Don’t be afraid of email testing. There are many free or freemium tools online that can help you with testing your SPAM score, deliverability and even the rendering of your email. We feature 30 email testing tools in this article. Check out the complete list!

Roland Pokornyik
Roland Pokornyik 31 October 2016
Read more
How does social engagement contribute to the overall customer experience? New research!

How does social engagement contribute to the overall customer experience? New research!

It is now widely accepted that companies offering an excellent customer experience (CX) are more likely than their peers to deliver against their commercial objectives. New research from Digital Doughnut and Hootsuite is dedicated to looking at how companies are using social media channels in the context of their broader CX strategy.

Linus Gregoriadis
Linus Gregoriadis 16 January 2018
Read more