Are you wondering how to make your dreams come true? How to become one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world? I am going to give you a few easy-to-follow steps to make you the best of the best.
Rule number one: Never give up!
Is as simple as that. If you have set a goal in your life, and that goal is to be a succesful entrepreneur, then you have to put yourself out there and step out of your comfort zone. If you fall down during the road, that means you are on the right path; and as the famous proverb says “Fall down seven times, stand up eight”. Failure means that the next time you are going to succeed. Don’ t be afraid to make mistakes, a minor setback will not bring you down. Failure can be hard to deal with and especially in the world that we will live in today, where we are comparing ourselves all the time to the people around us, but it will only make you stronger if you try to accept it.”Don’t give up, don’t take anything personally, and don’t take no for an answer; you never know what you’re going to learn along the way,” said Sophia Amoruso, who transformed Nasty Gal from an eBay store into a multi-million dollar empire.
Rule number two: Work smarter, not harder.
Be effective, be efficient. There is no problem without a solution, you just have to clear your mind to see all the facts around you. Prioritize your tasks and set mini-goals to accomplish the big win. Be sincere with yourself. You can’ t do everything. There are some things that you are good at, and some that you need to assign to others. Give credit to yourself for the things that you have accomplished and keep going. You have to be careful not to overdo it. Take time from your daily schedule to do the things you love, and if working is the thing that you love the most in life, do your second favorite thing. Go for a walk or to the gym, hang out with friends, whatever it takes to take your mind off work.
Rule number three: You have to love what you do.
Not only to love but to not be able to live without it, otherwise is just a waste of your time. Close your eyes and vision your future. Think about how your life will look like, imagine every single detail; does that make you feel happy and complete? This is the feeling you have to keep in mind, which will get you going in the long run. Ask yourself why you want to be an entrepreneur. Is it only to make a lot of money? Well, that may be an important factor in life, but this is not the key to success. Is essential to work hard, because you want to make a change in this world. Passion will help you stay motivated when others will give up.
“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is, everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you … the minute that you understand that you can poke life … that you can change it, you can mold it… that’s maybe the most important thing” – Steve Jobs.