Those who have dreams, believe in their dreams will achieve the success they have been dreaming. Learn how these people have been able to achieve their dreams irrespective of their circumstances. Valuable lessons for the self employed.
Are you truthful to yourself? Is it so important to be truthful to ourselves? We are living in an era where the word “post-truth” was selected to be the word of 2016 by the Oxford-Dictionary. Why? This choice was based on the reality of the world we live in today—a world of lies. Lies have become the new reality. The borders between the truth and the lie have blurred, and the same can be said for honesty and dishonesty. This negative trend has a significant effect on us all, though we don’t always realise it. The foundation of trust in society—so vital for a healthy civilization—is being eroded.
Success in life not only depends on our ability or training, it is actually more dependent on our ability to create the favorable conditions needed to grasp and attract new opportunities and ideas which can improve our business or life. Our challenge in life is to nurture the right environment in our mind for new opportunities or ideas to germinate. They need fertile soil to germinate. The more fertile the soil, the better and faster they grow. This “fertile soil” symbolizes our mind set or attitude towards our personal environment.
Believing in your dream is essential to get the motivation you need to achieve it. Is the dream worth pursuing? Is it something that you want to pour your heart into? You have to have enough passion about your dream to be able to overcome obstacles, problems, detours and disappointments.
You have to determine what business success is to you. You have started your own business, or are planning to do so. You have put a lot of energy into this new venture and have a passion and belief that your business will succeed. You decided to open this business, because you firmly believe that there is a need for the product or service you offer… But how do you REALLY know whether your business is – or will be – a success?
There are many different approaches to becoming successful. As they used to say in the old days: “All roads lead to Rome” – and at the time, Rome was a popular destination. Despite the different methods taught by individual success coaches, life coaches and motivational speakers, there is one single thing that they all have in common: Develop success habits.
Being an entrepreneur is a major step on your journey in life. It gives you a great sense of freedom when you break away from the chains of working from somebody else. Yet being self-employed comes with its own set of challenges, some of which can leave you overwhelmed at times. The good news is that you do not have to suffer in silence! There are many ways and techniques to help you gain a new perspective or assist in dealing with stress. Solving a problem always starts with identifying the cause… Let us have a look at what can trigger a sense of being overwhelmed and how we can decrease your suffering in silence.
We look at ways in which you, as team leader, can excel at team building. A successful team leader motivates and encourages their team to follow them, accomplish more, and to keep on doing better. Note that the happier your players are, more often than not, the more effective they are. A Smart Analysis on the requirements of the task/project needs to be carried out before you begin choosing a team.
Self-leaders have a drive for autonomy, can make decisions, are more creative and persist, even in the face of adversity. Self-Leadership shows others who you are and if you are the type of person they want to follow. Self-Leadership starts on the inside, your “SELF”. Having a clear understanding of who you are and what you want is the starting point to successfully Self-Lead.