Entrepreneurship is not a fancy thing. It is distinctive drive and determination, burning their short term happiness’s to achieve their long term passions and goals regardless of just how many times they might fail.
In fact, most of the successful entrepreneurs in the world have failed in their beginnings. But that’s not all that sets them apart. Great entrepreneurs have set of good habits that make them, great.
What do Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Larry Page, Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook have in common things?
As an entrepreneur, there will be days when you want to give up. But there will also be days that you’ll win and be filled with strong sense of accomplishment.
Whether you’re just starting to think about opening new food shop, or building a new product, be sure to follow these habits with your daily routine.
#1. Wake up early
Morning is the time to plan your day. It’s when you’re fresh and recharged. You need to wake up early.
Well, that depends on you. Most of successful entrepreneurs awake before 5 A.M, some before even 4 A.M.
#2. Healthy breakfast
Yes, it helps in mental nourishment of your mind. When the mind and body receive the fuel to start the day, tackling the negative energies doesn’t feel so hectic. Too many people skips their breakfast and prefers tea/coffee. But you shouldn’t do that.
Fruit salads, oatmeal, boiled-eggs, Green tea are some of the foods you should prefer.
Also they maintain their diet along with regular exercises.
#3. No fear – Risk takers
Oprah Winfrey says “I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.”
The negative feelings are most dangerous that leads to failures.
Entrepreneurs find opportunities in every danger and takes risk by getting started into it. And it actually gets them motivated to move forward rather than sitting and thinking.
#4. They see failure as stepping stone to success
You should understand that Henry Ford, Founder of Ford motor company went bankrupt three times. Coca-Cola made $200 in their first year business, Elon musk’s comeback from crisis in Tesla motors.
They all didn’t see failure, they saw failed experience and learned new things from it. Each failed attempt puts them closer to success.
#5. Surround themselves with right people
Yes, true entrepreneurs know their strengths and weaknesses. They stay with the people who has similar passion and commitments to achieve their goals.
They seek inspiration from every right person they meet. It’s just hard to see the sky from middle of the forest, you have to take a long walk to reach land and enjoy the moon. Patience and hard work is the key.
Most importantly, they stay away from negative people.
#6. They are intentional
Their every action is intended with some kind of goal. This allows entrepreneur to avoid being sidetracked along the way. Having a clear path and intention allows your mind closer to the goals.
The mind needs to be trained, and always stay in the state of thinking and taking necessary action for the every thought you gets. Everything starts with a thought-So make your thoughts valuable.
#7. They are thankful
They find the good things in their life and are regularly thankful for them. This is the attitude of gratitude. We’re continuously living in a state of sadness, desires. But, when you shift your focus to gratitude of what you have, some remarkable things begins to happen.
You could be thankful for the fact that you are eating food, drinking water, watching the world with your eyes, hearing, sensing, walking, smiling and this list goes on. There are millions of people who have no facility like you.
#8 Time Management
Keep in mind that every human is having the same time of 24 hours. Not one single person has more time than other. Therefore, success is not based on how much time we have, it’s what we do with the time that we do have.
Successful people always knew how to manage their time and to avoid distractions. Come up with organized system for effective management of time, break up your activities and assign priorities to them.
#9. They welcome the Chaos
Every journey will have chaos as a part of the process. Mistakes will happen, they will need to fire employees, shout on them, they will get screwed over, loses money and people; hence there will be frustration and anger.
To be fact, they know that they cannot run away from Chaos, they see it as something they must stand and face it. Every Chaos, successfully handled, is the step further along the path for success.
Edison failed over 10,000 times inventing a commercially-viable electric light bulb. Henry Ford’s first two businesses went under. Colonel Sanders from KFC was rejected 1,009 times before he found a restaurant that would accept his chicken franchise model. Howard Schultz of Starbucks, was turned down by banks 242 times. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter book was rejected by all 12 major publishers at the time.
Had these people given up? Think of it every day, every moment.
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