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What Can Grey’s Anatomy Teach Us About Blogging

By Jul 21, 2017 No Comments

 

If you keep your ears open you can learn about blogging almost anywhere: from your kids, to the person ringing up your groceries or the show you’re watching on TV. Lessons are everywhere if you’re open to learning. Today’s blogger learned a blogging (life) lesson from the show, Grey’s Anatomy, and is sharing her experience with you today!

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What Can Grey’s Anatomy Teach Us About Blogging

“A couple hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that till tomorrow, he said, which you can do today. This is the man who discovered electricity. You would think more of us would listen to what he had to say. I don’t know why we put things off but if I had to guess I’d say it has a lot to do with fear. Fear of failure, fear of pain, fear of rejection…Sometimes the fear is just of making a decision because what if you’re wrong? What if you make a mistake you can’t undo? Whatever it is we’re afraid of, one thing holds true. That by the time the pain of not doing the thing gets worse than the fear of doing the thing, it can feel like were carrying a tumour.”

This is so true isn’t it? The show was referring to patients putting off coming to see a doctor only to end up making it worse because they waited. But in this could refer to the world of blogging too. How many blogging tasks you know you should do, do you end up putting off? So many times I was told how important an email list was and to get it started right away. However I just kept putting it off and putting it off and now my list is much smaller than it could have been by now and I missed out on lots of targeted traffic.

Read the full post here: What Can Grey’s Anatomy Teach Us About Blogging