Are you the type of personality who admits that you might have a blind spot when it comes to money? Don’t ignore this topic, as it could could cost you clients and more income!
Bias or blind spots prevent you from seeing income issues clearly, so your potentially biggest money issue is one you don’t even see.
The signs and symptoms that you have a blind spot are…
1. You don’t seem to make any progress. For example, if you are always short of money, want to work on it, then you just work harder. The effort does not equal the return, and you cannot see that your effort garners zilch.
2. You want to understand why. You attend seminars, take classes, and read about why you have issues with money. You follow instructions, write out the steps and have all the best intentions. Yet, taking action seems overwhelming.
3. Your intuitive sense nags at you. You absolutely know that something is amiss. So you search, read, journal, trying to be self-aware and discover the block insider of you. Unfortunately, blind spots are patterns you cannot see. Dig as you may, your cognition is programmed to looks everywhere, but you will not see it. This is why people help with the “identification” process first. Then do the inner work to move through it.
4. You tell people that you know the answer or tell a white lie about it. You don’t want to lose face in front of friends. You attended the seminar and you read the book, and the energy of the group uplifted you. EUREKA! You got a glimpse of the blind spot. Now you know. In your innocence, you believe that knowing the blind spot will change that pattern burned into your memory. Unfortunately, that won’t happen.
5. You defend yourself. If you find yourself defending your income or money issues, ask yourself why. Why you have to defend against it brings to the surface the emotional patterns associated with money for you. Your emotional patterns are not the events of the everyday world like your client didn’t pay you yet, or you are transferring money from one account to another. Your defensive behavior is often an illogical excuse like “How can she mortgage her house for that program.” Or “I wouldn’t take money from my family for me?”
6.You really value what you defend! You must value money very highly if you defend it. What it represents for you would safety, security, creativity, success, and….you actually value it very highly, but don’t realize how important money is to you personally and professionally. Th blind spot is below the awareness level is you are reacting to it. Voila! This is the answer to the blind spot question: what am I defending? why do I need to defend it? What do I value so highly that I defend it?
Please don’t ignore the blind spot issues. Being aware and noticing…granting self-permission to see and know…even saying, I am willing to see…brings unstoppable confidence and earning capacity!