If you’re trying to create something extraordinary you may not be able to today, but tomorrow you can. Follow me for a second. If you’re walking down a path and you can only see the first ten feet in front of you, how can you see the next ten feet?
We live in a society that promotes hard work and seems to reward constant action.It’s common that we hear the phrase “hustle hard to make it”, “hard work pays off”, “80 hour work weeks!”. This leads many into investing massive amounts of hours into their work to get things done. There’s a sense of lack, […]
The people that come to me for advice on getting to the next level generally want to start a business or grow their new business. They’ve seen me or others working for themselves and they associate the endeavor with status, freedom, or massive wealth. It’s attractive. Today, to become an entrepreneur almost seems to be […]
The entrepreneurial lifestyle is portrayed as a highly sought-after way of life in modern society. People who don’t even run businesses put the tagline in their social media bio and begin calling themselves entrepreneurs—not really knowing what it truly means to be one. Owning and running a business is viewed as ‘The Thing To Do’ […]
The role of the entrepreneur involves much more than people see. Most people are only aware of the business and the product/service the business provides. And there’s little thought that goes into the development of said business. And even less about the journey of the individual who built the business.
I’m in a number of entrepreneur groups and in one of them, somebody asked for advice on how to start a business. I was baffled by the amount of terrible advice given by the “business coaches” and decided to chime in.
Every once in a while, you come across a salesperson you’re really grateful for. We’re not talking about the slimy, short-term, hustler’s mentality, manipulative selling. Nobody likes those guys, and they give sales a bad name.
“Work HARD, play HARD!” “Achieve now, you can rest when you’re dead!” Speaking from experience, that’s a surefire way to burn-out. Really, that mindset cultivates an “I’ll be happy when…” attitude.
There’s a bunch of business people who strive to create perfect security in their lives. They might inspire you with their huge goals and ambition. But, be careful, because the scenario is sorta like the pigs who are fed and made fat… right before they’re slaughtered for their meat.
You’ve probably heard me mention on more than one occasion how important sales are to a business’s survival. Since my last post on it, I’ve received several messages with people inquiring to improve their sales process. Looking at what’s out there, it’s incredible how complicated some of these “gurus” can make the sales process out […]