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Nobody is born an entrepreneur.
But it is not by chance either, they are driven to do it. It’s about being compelled to be part of something bigger than you and being ready to do whatever it takes to achieve that success.
How “cut” you are to being an entrepreneur depends more than anything on your perspective.
In my experience, both as a business owner and as a coach, I have put together some common mantras through success. The following insights will help you put yourself in a mood that will ultimately enable you to find your own success.
They know their “why”
It is important to understand exactly what is driving your efforts.
In many ways, purpose is the basis of success. So take the time to identify the reason for your activities: What motivated you to start your own business? What drives you What is your reason for getting up in the morning? Do you want to change the world Generate income? Both?
For most, it’s not all about money, it often goes beyond that. What do you want the money for? Is it the freedom and the possibilities it could offer you? Is It Financial Security For Your Family?
Is it your passion to help others succeed? Are you using your skills to create something unique that people will love? Can you find a way to generate 80,000 a year so you can afford a stress-free lifestyle? Whatever it is, take it. Passion will ignite your dream. It also gives you the motivation to keep going when things get tough.
To be ready is a lie
You will never be ready to be an entrepreneur, at least not fully ready, that’s right.
You see it all the time: budding entrepreneurs are turning their wheels. You are ready to go, but not quite capable. This is because they are waiting for an ideal opportunity or an unattainable level of perfection before starting.
But with this attitude they will wait a long time.
“Done is a lie,” said Angie Lee, marketer, speaker, and founder of The Angie Lee Show, a world-class personal development podcast.
“You could have all the skills, all the training, you could have a double master in business, but if you are scared to start and scared of getting dirty and scared of jumping, nothing will happen.”
The journey is full of pitfalls, obstacles and setbacks. Don’t be fooled: you don’t have to fix every aspect of your life before you start. Perfection, both in your personal and business life, is a myth. To be successful, you have to get out of the perfectionist mindset. Done is better than perfect.
The same concepts apply when validating ideas. We all know the importance of validating an idea before executing it, but how much validation is it?
“If you wait to be 100% sure, you’ve waited too long,” he explains. Jake Clarke, Founder of For The Love of Craft Beer. “Taking well-informed and calculated risks is critical to success.”
You are result oriented
How motivated are you to be successful?
CEOs relentlessly strive for success. No matter what obstacles arise, they keep going. Sure, sometimes they deviate from their original idea and sometimes they lose their balance. But this is exactly what sets successful people apart from everyone else: they are constantly recovering.
This is because they are result oriented. Successful people have tremendous clarity about their goals. They have defined what they want to do, they know what to look for, and they can use these opportunities with tremendous discipline. Because of this, they have the drive to do their job, no matter what.
They see impossibilities as opportunities
What follows is that you want to have a healthy vision of failure. I see this constantly in perennials of Fortune 500.
“Having an entrepreneurial mindset means that I now see opportunities that I saw only impossibilities, and I believe that pursuing those opportunities will bring victory no matter what, even if that victory is the lesson of failure,” explains Natalie Davison, marketer, spokesperson, and co-founder of Mark Marketing. “When you get there you will see that fear can become a possibility and that is a really powerful place for your spirit to live in.”
Rather than looking at obstacles as signs that you are not a business owner or as an indicator that something is wrong, just see them for what they are: temporary setbacks along the way. We’ll find them all, but what matters is how we respond to them. Your ability to overcome these obstacles and navigate through them as a problem solver will help you succeed.
They realize that habits are everything
Much of a business owner’s success can be traced directly to their daily habits.
Consistency is your currency.
The more you show up, the more you go through tough days, difficult decisions, and everyday life, the more resilient you become. You should take steps to set general goals and then break them down into smaller, doable, and consistent steps that will help you achieve those goals.
This means that you switch to action mode to develop your new habit and find a routine that works for you. These consistent daily actions will move you forward every day. It doesn’t have to be massive one-time changes, but over time good habits will shape you.
You understand its worth
Finally, but perhaps most importantly, successful people understand their worth.
People see us through the lens that we see ourselves. This is because our view of ourselves affects our actions and interactions with others. If someone else can say that you are not sure of your abilities, why the hell should they trust you?
However, the good news is that you can develop confidence. It begins with an attempt to banish the ubiquitous deceiver syndrome; that nagging feeling that we are inadequate or somehow unqualified. You can do this by identifying exactly what you are bringing to the table in terms of value and highlighting the areas where you excel. Which projects are you interested in? Where do you create more value? How are you different from the others? Make these things part of your identity. Specialize in them.
Building on this trust, you can evaluate yourself accordingly and market yourself in such a way that people will appreciate your offers. When you trust your skills, you will inspire others to be confident.