This article has been translated from our English edition.
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What You put a lot of time and energy into your business not to do this make a lot of money. Raising the money is vital to you and your team members, whose livelihoods depend on you.
But there are certain things that are more important than money and if you ignore them your money will become worthless. Here we leave you the five things that should take priority over money in your everyday life.
1. Your faith
This is not about religious belief, although it can be part of it. The faith I am talking about is the one you have in yourself, in your dream, and in your business. Without them, it doesn’t matter how good your product or service can be.
I’ve seen companies that could have changed the world, destroyed by doubt. It almost happened to me. When it seems like everyone you trust is betraying you, it is difficult to continue to have faith.
But once you lose confidence in your business, or think your dream is too big or someone else could do it better, you are dead. You might as well stop and go to work for anyone, for someone who has faith.
Do you prefer to do things your way? So you have to believe in yourself and in every aspect of your business. Sure, there will be things you can change, but you will because you believe in what you do and want to do better.
2. Your health
As an entrepreneur, you spend all of your waking hours thinking about your business more than anyone else. If something goes wrong, you are responsible. This can be dangerous and it can make you think that if you don’t work every day, your business is going to fail.
Trust your people. Give them a chance to do their job and then do yours. Make sure your business is strong. Find new ways to strengthen it. Get feedback from your team and make a plan.
In the meantime, watch what you are eating. Keep your weight around your waist, hit the gym, or keep practicing your favorite sport. A strong and agile mind requires a strong and agile body. You don’t have to be a bodybuilder, just have and achieve goals and then set new goals for yourself. This will train you to achieve goals in your company as well.
You do not feel well? Be proactive and see the doctor. Your business needs you at your best, and that means taking care of yourself in order to think clearly and lead your team to success.
3. Your family
You want to give your children a better life than what you grew up in, but chasing a dollar more when you should be at home could sacrifice your family. Most people want to pamper their wives and children, but your family really wants to spend time with you.
Being there for her could mean waking up very early to finish your work before everyone else wakes up. That way, when the clock hits 6, you’ll be done and ready to go home to your family.
If you spend all night in the office with your family waiting for you, it is not because you work too much, but because you don’t organize your time well or set limits. By organizing your habits and becoming a true smart worker, you will make more money and have more time to spend with yourself and your family.
4. Your experiences
You only live once and then you die. Nobody is saved. Spending all day in the office every day doesn’t make sense. You made your own boss live life to the fullest, so live it.
Be spontaneous. Give yourself the opportunity to travel. Meet a famous person who is in your city. You may impress others with your money, but the memories and stories from your life experiences are really enriching and make people more interested in you.
As an added bonus, life experiences offer more than just good stories. They give you great ideas. They are changing the way you see the world. They get you so confused that you find new ways to solve problems.
5. Your legacy
When you’re dead and gone, your legacy is the only thing people will keep. You can leave a lot of money to the people you love, but the person you were in life will have a much greater impact on them.
The same time and energy you put into your business, you put it into your legacy. If you want to be remembered for your joy and courage, you need to do more than raise money in the bank.
Make people your priority. Treat them with kindness and compassion. Make generous donations to organizations that move your heart. Listen to the people who speak to you.
If you do this, you don’t want you to have done it any other way. You won’t be afraid of what people say when you are away. You will know that you have others in front of you, both in your daily life and in your business. That is the legacy we all want.
Money makes taking care of your health, inheritance, and family easy. It opens the door to new experiences and helps you keep your faith alive. However, money cannot replace any of these things, so don’t put all of your expectations on it. Work hard to have enough money and then use it to make a great life.