Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs

We believe business mastery for self-employed or aspiring self-employed entrepreneurs is possible through personal excellence. This will help them to achieve their dreams of successful business growth and enjoy a balanced lifestyle.

Understand the vital option for your future

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition - Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs.

Importance of adapting and changing for the entrepreneur

The Trump and Brexit victories at the polls raise vital lessons and questions about change. These also apply to the self-employed entrepreneurs.  They teach us essential lessons we cannot afford to ignore in our daily business and personal lives.  Both results were unexpected according to the polls, the general press, and various experts.   Both outcomes were driven by a need for change.  The voting in both countries was driven by the electorates’ realization of the importance for change to ensure their future well being.  What can the self-employed entrepreneur learn from these events? Find out here.

 

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition – Latest articles on Dream It! Plan It! Do It!

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition - Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs.

The habit of the Go Givers

The go giver is the generous person. Go givers are the people who give just a little more than is asked of them.  It does not take much effort.  Being a go giver means that the impact it has on you as the person who is doing the giving, is phenomenal.  You will feel lighter and brighter.  You will feel like a rich man – all because of giving just a little bit extra.  How do you become a go giver?  Well, there is an interesting story, titled the two-dollar man.  Read it here.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition - Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs.

Develop winning habits – motivational video

You can develop winning habits while identifying and working to eliminate your bad habits. Be patient. Psychological studies have shown that it takes about 30 days to begin to form or begin to rid yourself of a habit.  You can keep your word even though this may not always be easy. You can write and focus on your goals and objectives and your to-do list. You can exercise when you are tired.  You can do a lot while others are idle.  Work on your habits. You are tough. Watch Bill FitzPatrick’s video here.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition – Interesting Reads

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition - Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs really do have thicker skins

Entrepreneurs are stubborn.  They’ve been conditioned to see failure as a learning experience – that, rather than being the end of something, a big flop is merely a very useful (though painful) data point along the way to success.   Ipsos reached out to 1,007 people in August, asked if they consider themselves entrepreneurs, and then had them react to a series of business challenges. The results: Entrepreneurs have statistically thicker skins.  Read all the results here.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition - Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs.

Success story: Jaco De Witt, Roast Republic

“My first venture was a bit of a fluke: A friend of mine at the time quit his job on a whim and five minutes after called me and said, “Let’s open a coffee shop”. So I said yes, sold my car and everything of value, borrowed some money from family and started a coffee shop. And after that preceded to open another one and another one, and a roaster.”  Click here to read Jaco de Witt’s insights into why he decided to become an entrepreneur and what have been the greatest lessons learnt.

We believe in: Personal Excellence! | Business Mastery!

We have finalised this exciting new series of Personal and Business Development programs. It is a first for the internet!!

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Forty-Second Edition: Inspirational quote

“The rate of startup failure is high. We know that. But if you want to make a difference, solve a problem, do things a better way, the price of not trying seems like the biggest risk of all.”  – Jack McNamara is the founder and CEO of TruEnergy

Get Involved!

Follow me on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Connect with me on LinkedIn | Watch me on Youtube | Check out my Blog.