Fake It Until You Make It Without Being A Fraud

Fake It Until You Make It Without Being A Fraud – CFP027

Are You A Fraud If You Start Something You Don’t Know How To Do?

Every expansion by an entrepreneur, consultants included, requires going into uncharted territory. You don’t know how to do it yet, but you can’t grow unless you try it.

The problem is in feeling like a fraud or worse actually committing fraud. Without giving legal advice, as we here at CFP, have no idea what constitutes fraud in the legal sense, Sam Woods and Tim Conley discuss what it takes to grow and succeed when you don’t know what you’re doing.

The key to faking it without being a fraud is integrity. Sounds like an oxymoron — you’re saying you can do something when you don’t know for sure if you can accomplish it. This definitely isn’t the dictionary definition of integrity.

Anyone breaking free of their status quo has to take a chance. They have to make promises to themselves and others that they may not be able to keep. Having integrity means you make it right with the person you promised (even yourself) if you don’t succeed.

For clients that may mean giving their money back. Or continuing to work for free until you’ve made good on your promise.

Having the integrity to do whatever it takes to achieve your promises is how you Fake It Until You Make It Without Being A Fraud.

It’s time to make it so listen in…

Fake It Until You Make It Without Being A Fraud – CFP027

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