Get the feeling sometimes that folks are trying to knock you off your feet? That challenges surround you. That you might just land on your …
Well that’s exactly what happened in the picture. Unfortunately, I don’t have the video of what happened next, when he picked himself up, dusted the ice off his backside, and SCORED. But that’s what happened.
Each time we get knocked off our feet we have a choice to either give up OR regain our confidence and move forward towards a goal. It just depends on how we look at it.
If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I have been on a quest for capital. I have a ‘really cool deal’, that could create a new market, revive an established industry, bring jobs to AZ and the US, and oh yeah – make money for the people involved.
It’s been a journey of moving forward and circling back – over and over – but with each circle I get a little closer to the goal. And the best part of all is that I have a great team behind me – my network – my friends and their friends. Each time I have had to circle back – another person steps forward with a new idea or an offer to help.
Every step along the way, with each person I meet, I have learned something new about the deal and about myself. Every conversation leads to something of value – a new connection – a great question that helps me look at the project in a new way – a new idea – a new opportunity.
This week will tell the tale. We’re going into the third period. When the buzzer sounds we’ll know if we won or lost the game. I’ve got a great team behind me, a cheering crowd in the stands, and the puck. I’m ready to take the shot…stay tuned…
Joan Koerber-Walker – entrepreneur and dedicated Hockey Mom