Great leaders recognise a personal passion when they have a strong desire for it, feel enthusiastic and energised when they think about it, and when it gives you a sense of purpose.
“Asking questions is the most powerful source of renewable intellectual energy”, is a famous quote from Ron Rothstein that I fully support. Asking questions is extremely important for the successful growth and development of our business. We gain knowledge by asking questions. We need knowledge to make good decisions in business. We need energy to keep on delving through questions to the root of a problem or issue that we want to solve. Therefore, if we can develop a technique to gain more intellectual energy in order to make good decisions, the chance of our business success will be greatly enhanced.
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.
In today’s economic environment we see a shocking amount of business close their doors, or resorting to downsizing by retrenching a large amount of staff to stay afloat. It does not necessarily mean these businesses do not have great products or services on offer. Surviving in the current markets and economic environment requires a smart approach, yet this is severely underestimated. This article will focus on why businesses fail and what measures you can put into place to keep your doors open. Some aspects that will discussed are very simple but often overlooked, so pay close attention not to miss out on valuable information.
Starting up a small business is exhilarating and often rewarding, but is also notoriously risky. Ill-prepared entrepreneurs tend to run into a range of crippling stumbling blocks, which often sabotage their businesses before they can even truly get off the ground, leading to both emotional and financial disaster. Fortunately, contemporary times have also blessed entrepreneurs with more resources for tackling those stumbling blocks than ever before.
Most self-employed entrepreneurs dream about ways to make more money from their businesses. However, the answer to their question: “How can I make more money from my business?” is the most elusive dream for many, due to the fact that it is the wrong question to ask to achieve their dreams. Life is about asking the right questions. If we ask the wrong questions the answers will not help us achieve our goals.
”Who am I?” is the most crucial question every self-employed person must ask himself. The more clarity you have about who you really are, the better you will be able to plan where you are going and how to achieve your goals in life and in business.