THE BLUEPRINT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

THE BLUEPRINT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ou may be interested in starting a business, but are unsure about where to start.  A good start would be to read the last article, Self-Assessment for Entrepreneurship.  After you answer those questions, you will be ready to make the next step.

If you don’t know where to start as an entrepreneur, don’t worry because you are not alone.  What I was told by my parents all my life is a fact that many people are aware of, which is - If you discover something you love to do, you all never have to work a day in your life.  For this reason, more people are creating and starting work they love.  This work is usually designed to fit with their life goals.  If you want to be your own boss, wait no longer and start now.

Here is a Blueprint of 8 Tips to Get You Started as an Entrepreneur...

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SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The purpose of this article is for examination.  As your coach, I will help you get to the heart of the matter.  Together, let’s examine your heart, soul, mind, gifts, abilities, talents, and your potential to be the entrepreneur that you want to be.  You can do this!

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ALREADY EXHAUSTED! DISCOVER HOW TO GET AND KEEP MOMENTUM

ALREADY EXHAUSTED!  DISCOVER HOW TO GET AND  KEEP MOMENTUM

Exhausted or frustrated already?  Have you already abandoned your goals for 2018?

If you have found yourself in this position, you are in need of momentum.  Momentum is driving power or strength.  Regardless of what we do in life, we all would benefit from having momentum.

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CONTROL WHAT YOU CAN

CONTROL WHAT YOU CAN

How are you preparing for 2018?

This is the time of the year when we all enjoy the holiday festivities.  During these next few weeks, we will partake in tasty food, memorable fellowship with family and friends, and fun-filled activities for Christmas and New Year’s Day.  I encourage you to enjoy every moment leading up to these holidays, but remember also to prepare for 2018.

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WHAT CAN YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IN 2018?

WHAT CAN YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IN 2018?

If you had to do something different in 2018, what would it be?

27.  That’s how many days are left in 2017.  

If you are part of our community of leaders, you received my Friday’s encouragement challenge of GET READY!  It is a great time to reflect and plan for the next 27 days leading into January 1, 2018.

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6 WAYS TO BECOME A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE PERSON

6 WAYS TO BECOME A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE PERSON

On a scale 0-10, how productive are you when it comes to all your current personal and work responsibilities?  Zero is not productive at all and a ten would be highly productive.

If you rated yourself a 5/10 or higher, how are you measuring your productivity?

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4 TRAITS OF THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL

4 TRAITS OF THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL

Have you ever wondered the difference from those who are wildly successful and those who are not?

In one of our recent blogs, The Truth About Being An Entrepreneur, we discussed misconceptions about being successful.  The strategies to be successful are simple, but the difficulty is putting them into practice consistently.

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WHY FOCUS IS CRITICAL TO YOUR SUCCESS

WHY FOCUS IS CRITICAL TO YOUR SUCCESS

What would you say if I told you that your success is determined by your focus?

Focus is basically the ability to concentrate one’s attention and efforts on a singular point.  In an era of multi-tasking, juggling, and balancing multiple responsibilities and projects, we have become ineffective.

Here are three ways to develop a better focus. 

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ADOPT A NEW STYLE OF THINKING

ADOPT A NEW STYLE OF THINKING

What control do you have over the influences on your thinking?  Where might you go to find interesting people, intriguing thoughts and boundless creativity?

Believe it or not, the way we think determines everything we receive in life.  If you discover a flow of good things happening to you, it is highly possible that those good things are stemming from your good thoughts.  But if you are constantly experiencing misfortunes, maybe it is because you need to adopt a new style of thinking.

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DIVERSIFY YOUR LIFE

DIVERSIFY YOUR LIFE

Diversifying is making different investments.  Although diversification is commonly used in the financial sector, it has also been a bit of a hot topic in the workplace for the past 1-2 years.  One of the reasons why it is a hot topic is because of the overwhelming research that supports how organizations benefit from diverse teams, diverse thoughts, diverse creativity, and diverse growth.  Many of these same research studies also prove how diverse teams outperform their less diverse counterparts.

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CREATE WIN-WIN SITUATIONS!

CREATE WIN-WIN SITUATIONS!

Who doesn’t like winning?

This isn’t a blog to explain how everyone is a winner.  Or that everyone will or should win.  Matter of fact, eventually everyone loses.

In this blog, let’s talk about how to create win-win situations.  I don’t think you need any convincing or motivation regarding why YOU should be winning.  But how many people are actually creating wins for other people.  There is nothing wrong with you wanting to win, but also seek to help others win.  It’s called a win-win situation.

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TRUST THE PROCESS

TRUST THE PROCESS

What does your track record look like when it comes to getting things done?  

There is nothing fun about failing.  I know the feeling very well.  Matter of fact, I have failed many times.  I have had an abundance of success and I enjoy being successful.  However, my failures have been my greatest source of learning and development.  I had to come to the realization that many of my failures happened because I didn’t trust the process.

What aspirations do you have?  All of us are trying to go places.  But how are you planning on getting there?  Do you trust the process?

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BECOMING AND THRIVING AS AN EXECUTIVE

BECOMING AND THRIVING AS AN EXECUTIVE

The title of executive is an attractive title for many due to the obvious benefits of being a top earner and being highly respected inside and outside your organization, especially the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  However, do you know the responsibility of an executive?

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HOW UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE BRINGS ABOUT FAVORABLE OUTCOMES

HOW UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE BRINGS ABOUT FAVORABLE OUTCOMES

If you had the tools and people to be successful, why would you not use them to fuel your success?

When it comes down to it, we all want to enjoy a life of success.  Right?  I have never talked to anyone who said that they didn’t care about being successful.  Of course, everyone has different definitions of success.  But everyone is searching for success.  Believe it or not, success starts with understanding people.

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HOW GETTING GOOD SLEEP GIVES YOU GOOD RESULTS

HOW GETTING GOOD SLEEP GIVES YOU GOOD RESULTS

Are you suffering from sleep deprivation?  If you are you running low on sleep, it may be time for you to catch up on your sleep.

You can only go so far on a half of tank of gas.  When we are sleep deprived, our productivity and performance has limitations.

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TURN YOUR BETTER TO BEST

TURN YOUR BETTER TO BEST

How do you really know how well you have accomplished a goal if you do not that time to reflect on your goal from end-to-end? It isn’t good enough just to finish a task.  You must take time to assess your what, why, how, and results of your goal and next steps.

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