Does it have to be perfect before you begin to build your empire? No. You just have to begin. Know that you will struggle and fail and mess up and it will have kinks in the system. This is normal. You have to have the courage to launch the dream God has given you. You will make mistakes and that is okay. Just learn and then you will eventually be more efficient. As you grow, you will have new challenges but you will make less mistakes. That is the learning curve at work. Fear is a huge reason many don’t even try or at the very minimum delay for long periods of time dreams they wish they could go after. Then they regret it because they didn’t go for what they really wanted. They regretted settling. Don’t settle. You only have this life to live. Go for it! The longer you wait, the more likely you will find an excuse to procrastinate or never begin. Failure is the good stuff. This is where you learn to solve the problems. Problem solvers are leaders. The more problems you solve the better. You have to go through the humble process of learning and know the struggle. Why? Once you succeed you will be able to understand the challenges that others face and guide them through it. You will become the teacher, mentor, and leader. First, you must pave the way. This is difficult. No one wants to look like they don’t know what they are doing. The truth is when it’s a first time thing, no leader knows what they are doing. That’s why they are the leader. No one has done it before. If someone had already done it then the person they are following is automatically the leader. Doubt is another creeping voice in your ear. It paralyzes you. Just acknowledge doubt is there in your mind then go on ahead with your plan. Here is a free secret. You don’t even need a perfect plan. You just need some kind of plan then as you encounter problems to solve you adjust and then your plan becomes clearer. The longer you go along building your empire the more clarity you will have. The more problems you see and solve, the more experience you have. At the beginning, you don’t know how to build an empire. You just have a desire to. Your desire must be greater than fear, doubt and ignorance. That is step one. The next step is finding out what you don’t know. What do you do? Find a problem. Solve it. Then find another problem and solve it. You will start seeing more definition in your plans and vision as you traverse the minefield of the unknown. Keep going. Ignorance is not an excuse. Fear and doubt are just emotions. I promise you once you see the door unlocked that had always been locked in front of you will no longer feel fear but excitement and anticipation. You will no longer have doubt but determination. Your morale is lifted. You become bolder. You see that you have more influence to make things change and happen. This is empowering. So go build your empire. You got this!