THE FINISH LINE
Reaching The Finish Line
Many aspire to be great entrepreneurs as we see the spoils after the fact – the big corner office high in the sky, corporate perks, power, money, etc. What few understand is that being a great entrepreneur means having to stand completely alone with your beliefs. If you have the idea, the passion, the will, and you’re thinking about it day after day…this is the time to do it.
You are never too old or too young. This is the time to strive to overcome your fears. Where the odds are greater, the prize gets much bigger. After all the efforts you have exerted, the prize of success shall be a well-deserved one.
Seeing the realization of your dreams will be life changing. Weather one believes it or not "there’s a distinction between people who are successful and people who are not,”. See opportunities instead of obstacles is a must accepting ‘no-excuses no matter how big or small the obstacle. Get really good at getting past the excuses and saying ‘Why not me? With a no-excuses mentality you will see opportunity where you once seen obstacles.
There's always a solution mindset is all about disrupting and re-architecting your beliefs in self and your ability to make your dreams a become a reality, by ridding yourself of all of the beliefs that are compromising success.
In order to change your behavior you must first understand the power of investing in key capital: Yourself. It’s important to really take the time to invest in oneself personally. Become avid learners of your craft and continually grow and be better people in all aspects of your live. You will see that by stepping outside of your comfort zone and investing in yourself as an asset.”
It is also a challenge to build a high tolerance for risk and failure which is extremely important prior to pursuing your entrepreneurial endeavors. To conquer this fear you must learn to take calculated risk, when it paid off then take another calculated risk. Afterwards you will start to trust your judgment better and analyze what you’re doing by assessing the situation and taking a chance if it seems like a reasonable risk.
No matter what goals your trying to accomplish continuous forward motion is the path. Failure and setbacks happen all the time, but you have to be willing to ride the unpredictable waves of those setbacks without getting discouraged. Building a business or chasing a dream requires a tolerance for failure and you should understand that risk. See failure is a beginning," "If you perceive failure as an ending, there's nowhere to go”. What defines you should not be how you fall but how you rise. What’s your choice when it comes to reaching the finish line success or failure?
The Next Essential Skill
By Nan Russell 06/01/21: "Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." Those words from Olympic swimmer and author Sarah Connor capture the essence of a skill those wanting to thrive in the new world of work need.
We live in a world with constant interruptions, interesting internet rabbit holes to explore, and mobile apps to try. There's more information than we can possibility absorb, consider, and read; more activities than we can ever do in a lifetime. Thriving in today's world requires us to self-manage, or we can drown in a sea of busyness, with our time used up and our results minimal.
There is plenty to keep us busy - we know that. But, people who are winning at working know how to self-manage that busyness from the inside-out around their needs, desires, challenges, talents, and aspirations. They understand the choices they make determine the results they get.
Self-managing people display common sense, but also uncommonly practiced behaviors that enable them to be winning at working. Here are 10 examples:
They know what they want and work towards achieving it, using the power of incremental progress.
They embrace learning, personal growth, and well-being. They compete with themselves, working to improve who they are, what they can do, achieve, or contribute.
They're worthy of trust; they're dependable, reliable, and consistently good to their word. If they say they'll do it, they do it, or tell you ahead that they can't.
They set boundaries for themselves, making time for what matters to them while understanding that life's ebbs and flows can change their priorities.
They operate from the inside out with self-managing essentials such as self-trust, enhanced awareness, self-direction, and reflective choices.
They invest time in fixing the problem, training the new person, figuring out new or better ways, and "stopping the bleeding" before moving forward.
They do what needs to be done, whether they like the task or not.
They're self-motivated and engaged, with what others might call "drive" or "passion." They want to make a difference with their work and life.
They're contributors to the common good, not myopically self-focused, with a "big" team mentality; they help and assist others, build strong relationships, and share their knowledge and talents willingly.
They use, enjoy, and invest their time thoughtfully. They have a make-it-happen mindset and are highly productive.
Self-managing people who are winning at working do, while others talk of doing. They plan their day, while others let their day plan them. They motivate themselves, while others wait for someone or something to motivate them. They know the results they get are not about the time they have, but the choices they make in how they use it.
If you want to be winning at working and thrive in today's crazy, busy world, the next essential skill you need to learn is the art of self-management. Article source: