The Stories Of Entrepreneurs
Dreams are real. They are the movies that play free of charge in our sleep and even while were awake. Some people grab hold of their dreams while others are too afraid to believe in them. Excuses, Excuses, Excuses!
When people fail to do something, they always have an excuse. However, if analyzed closely an excuse is a self-destructive alibi for having failed to do something, especially when it involves attaining a goal. Instead of trying to persevere in finding ways to achieving goals, some resort to excuses.
You will never be a successful entrepreneur if you let people hold you down. Or if you think the little guys didn’t stand a chance. Anyone can start a business. It’s not just for the guy with the Harvard MBA. If you have the passion and dedication you can start your own business too.
We think of entrepreneurs as national assets to be cultivated, motivated and remunerated to the greatest possible extent. Entrepreneurs can change the way we live and work.
If successful, their innovations may improve our standard of living. In short, in addition to creating wealth from their ventures, they also create jobs and the conditions for a prosperous society.
Entrepreneurship is a key driver of our economy. Wealth and a high majority of jobs are created by small businesses started by entrepreneurially minded individuals, many of whom go on to create big businesses. People exposed to entrepreneurship frequently express that they have more opportunity to exercise creative freedoms, higher self-esteem, and an overall greater sense of control over their own lives.
As a result, many experienced business people political leaders, economists, and educators believe that fostering a robust entrepreneurial culture will maximize individual and collective economic and social success on a local, national, and global scale.
It is with this in mind that NATLUXMAG was founded to help inspire would be entrepreneurs, to develop the insight needed to discover and create entrepreneurial opportunities and to keep pushing, fighting and clawing to succeed in an entrepreneurial economy.
Success, Happiness and a More Meaningful Life
By June Stepansky 04/01/21: Achieving Personal Success
What is an important key to achieving personal success? Before this question can be answered, we must define what we mean by personal success. Many of us equate personal success with power and financial success, and indeed we must have enough self-esteem and enough financial security in our lives to feel confident that we are meeting our necessary responsibilities, but in my definition of personal success we must view our lives in all of its varied aspects. That means attention must be paid not only to our work and our careers, but also to our personal needs--health, recreation, personal relationships and growth. In today's fast paced environment, this takes a special commitment to dedicate ourselves to planning and balance.
Barriers to Success
There are often common barriers that block us from achieving success. Before we can examine these barriers, we must define which type of success we are seeking, because the two separate definitions of success demand different strategies and follow different paths. Financial and career success demand that we learn to work hard, pick ourselves up from our failures and continue to constantly do what is necessary to move forward toward our goals, making success the first priority in our lives and not allowing failure to deter us. If we make this choice, then we can be confident that we will eventually succeed.
Success in one's personal life has a different path. Our own private needs and our personal relationships must then become part of our decision-making process. These more personal decisions may take time and energy away from our drive toward our financial and career success. Each person must make his own decision as how to continue to move forward, but each decision that is made has its consequences. If we choose career success at any cost, then the personal side of our lives may suffer. If we choose our personal success path, then we may make less money and feel perhaps a lesser sense of achievement in our careers. Therefore, the barrier to achieving success is really our own conflict about these choices, and the difficulty in deciding what our choices should be. Once we make our decisions, we can then move quickly toward our selected goals.
Goal setting is an important part of achievement. There are two ways that we set our goals. One is outer driven, and one is inner driven. The outer driven goals are the goals that others set for us. They may be set by our friends, our neighbors, the society in which we live or the prevailing values of our time. The second way we discover our goals is inner driven. It is an internal system which show us what we would like to personally achieve. It is this inner voice that whispers to us who we are and how we can achieve our unique potential. Before we can achieve our goals, we must know ourselves well enough to know what goals we want to achieve and be sure they are our own goals and not the goals that others have set for us. When we know what we really want to accomplish, it is then easier to take those steps which help us to achieve those goals.
How Can we Live an Extraordinary Life?
The extraordinary life is not so much about what a person achieves or what others think of him, but rather how he views his own life and his own achievements in terms of his loving relationships and his competence in adjusting to the difficult demands of living with strength and with dignity, so that he can say when he looks back over the passing years "I have been grateful for the gift of life. I have tried to continue to learn and grow. I have tried to have the courage to follow my internal honesty. “This more examined life is an extraordinary life because it leads to more balance, more contentment and to the fulfillment of each individual's personal vision.
Leading Happier more Fulfilled Lives
Life is a marvelous, continuing journey. Every day is a challenging adventure with opportunities for new insights, growth and change. With thoughtful planning and good decision-making skills we are more able to have some control over our days and to achieve that ultimate goal of leading happier, more fulfilled lives. Article source: