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Marsha Learning How Not To Be So Kiasi

No one, not a single person, can become BIG walking alone.
This is something that I have to keep reminding myself. Delegating, for people who know me or have worked with me before, is not one of my stronger points. But eh, cannot blame me, right? I’ve been freelancing for a long time liao – this means, everything I phow-ka-liao (packaged) mah. So, it’s normal for me to feel so apprehensive and distrustful over other people’s skill-set. Nevertheless, in order for me to grow, I have to learn how to do that. I’ve been yearning to grow bigger and better with my career and I see incredible opportunity and there are opportunities everywhere for me because my business is literally boundary-less. If US cannot, I target London, if London cannot, I go Australia, if Australia cannot, I go Hong Kong, etc. You get the picture. And I don't even need AirAsia punya low-cost ticket. Don't even need to move my sorry ass. Yet, I’ve said ‘no, I don’t have time’ so many times already….and I regret every time I have to type the ‘With a heavy heart, I would have to reject this offer because….blah blah blah’ email. The truth is, I CAN accept these offers….if only I learn how to get other people to HELP ME. But I dunno how to delegate things wor….. So, the only way I can grow my business is to learn how to trust other people, delegate and let go. As maniacal as I am about quality and efficiency, I just have to let go. AND WHO WOULD’VE THOUGHT IT COULD BE SO BLOODY HARD??


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