The 3 Myths about Being an Expert
Updated: Dec 12, 2022
Somewhere in our lives, many of us have bought into one of three myths about being an expert – or maybe we’ve bought into all three.
In Episode 85 of the Power Your Platform Podcast, I talk about these myths PLUS the 7 signs you might be more of an expert than you think.
Myth #1: “I’m Still Learning, So I Must Not Be an Expert”
The truth is that you don’t need another degree or another certification or another course to start serving your audience TODAY. "Procrasta-learning" as I call it, is simply a way of letting fear hold us back from doing what we’re already equipped to do. The fact is that you are ready right now to take action and put your ideas into motion.
Myth #2: “Someone Else Can Do It Better Than I Can”
The habit of comparing ourselves to others is really the mother of all self-sabotaging techniques and it will hold us back again and again from achieving our true purpose.
The idea that “Someone Else Can Do it Better Than I Can” most likely comes from one of two places: either it’s an excuse, because we’re actually scared of our own success OR we actually have a specific individual in mind who we believe to be better than us in our specific area of expertise.
Two solutions I suggest: