How many of these do you practise?
If you feel stuck in a rut, find your step again by building these habits that help with your personal strength and courage.
“Fear and self-limiting beliefs create imaginary boundaries that can keep us from acting in our own best interests. There’s a reason: Our brains are wired to resist change. They will process anything we repeatedly think, say or do and formalise it into a habit. It’s easier for our brains to depend on habits because they don’t have to work as hard. It’s comfortable. But if those habits aren’t serving you, where does that leave you?”
Read the full article here – Feeling Stuck in a Rut? Here’s How to Burst Out and Thrive.
“It’s the perennial million-dollar question of nature versus nurture, sure. But the difference between the greats and the almost-greats (which, by the way, applies well beyond sports) also appears to be at least partially driven by one specific thing — how each group responds to adversity. The greats rise to the challenge and put in persistent effort; the almost-greats lose steam and regress.”
A must read – What Separates Champions From ‘Almost Champions’?
“It’s not about whether you can teach skills to be a successful entrepreneur, but rather what skills need to be taught or learned. For instance, when it comes to the hard skills, anyone can learn them, either in a classroom or on the job. These include things like finance and accounting or branding and marketing or legal. They are the skills that lead to specific action… the “doing” of running your business.
But, more important are the soft skills. These are trickier to learn. They don’t come in a textbook or a webinar. They don’t even necessarily come from working hard at your job. They come from inside you.”
Read for some real insight into success – How To Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur
Being in business is very similar to going on a roller coaster ride, there will be plenty of ups and downs. We will all encounter hard times, heartache, success, failure etc. The key is to realise it’s not what happens to you that matters; it’s how you choose to respond.
Read this inspiring and eye-opening article on the Huffington Post – The Importance of Attitude for Business Success
While success does not carry the same meaning for everyone, the road to success is peppered with similar difficulties and obstacles. You have to face them, and when you do, you come out a better person and a bigger success.
Successful entrepreneurs want to see what the view is like at the top of the business mountain. Once they see it, they want to go further. They know how to talk to their employees, and their businesses soar as a result.
Read this article about the top 10 qualities of a successful entrepreneur. Insightful!
If you find you’ve had more difficulty focusing and maintaining appropriate levels of productivity, take the time to evaluate your space. A few changes could be all it takes to re-ignite your creative spark.
If you’re struggling with productivity, you’re not alone. A recent study shows that poor air quality can make it more difficult to solve problems, focus, think and reason. This validates what many people have suspected, the air quality inside your home plays a role in your overall productivity. Follow these steps to make sure you’ve got air worth breathing. Read full article here.