Episode 177: The Great Wall Of Pain

Joe and I stumble through another episode of the Business For Superheroes Show, lightly lubricated by gin. Pull up a chair, open your ears, and you’ll hear all about how we shaved the TinySheep, why we sometimes want to just sell up and buy a warm, watertight house, and what to do when you just want to go to bed and give up. Yep: this episode is all about how to keep going when it all seems too bloody difficult. Tune in, because there’s a bonus cautionary tale about fizzy blue wine.

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Key Points

  • [1:55] What fun things did Vicky and Joe get up to last weekend?
  • [3:45] YouTube makes shearing sheep look so simple!
  • [6:10] It was hard work! Joe and Vicky could have given up, but they didn’t.
  • [9:25] Whether you’re trying to shear sheep or write a book, you will feel some kind of pain or fear that you won’t make it, but don’t give up!
  • [10:30] The great wall of pain will take you by surprise, but it won’t knock you out!
  • [13:00] Vicky has made an active effort to avoid distractions by taking social media off her phone.
  • [19:25] Vicky shares another example of the great wall of pain.
  • [22:15] It’s okay to give yourself some headspace when you’ve run into a wall!
  • [27:40] Do you need an extra push to finish your book? Feel free to reach out to Vicky!
  • [30:20] Breaking Bread is happening! There are still two spots left!

Mentioned in This Episode:

Vicky Fraser

Vicky’s Podcast

Vicky’s Blog

Vicky on Medium

Join the Superheroes

Vicky’s Business For Superheroes Book

The Inner Circle

Borrow My Brain

Vicky’s Book Club

Vicky’s new book!
Write & Publish Your Book in 90 Days

Email Vicky

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Breaking Bread Mastermind

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, by Cal Newport


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