Need a little guide as you forge your own path in sales and business? These eight tips for entrepreneurial success can help you stay on track and reach your goals.
February 28, 2022
Do you consider yourself to have an entrepreneurial mindset? It’s not a career path for the average person, and it takes a certain mindset to be able to thrive in it.
If you have a problem with answering to someone “above” you, or you just like the idea of forging ahead into the unknown, maybe being an entrepreneur is meant for you!
If that’s the case, but you’re not quite sure what it takes to succeed, you’re in the right place. Master these eight tips for entrepreneurs to help you stay on track and reach success.
This is the main point. Keep your goals written down somewhere you can see every day. Read them out loud every morning, and you’ll soon realize that the universe listens.
Power of intention is a strong belief that will take you far, but you also need to have a clear vision and defined goals. The reason is that when things go wrong—-which they will—having a clear goal and vision will help you find your way back to the path to success.
You have your goal, but how will you achieve it? You need to be determined and driven to persevere through the rough times.
The reward of being a successful entrepreneur or the best salesperson is huge, but it comes at a cost: hours upon hours of tedious work, sleepless nights, do-overs, fear, and many, many mistakes.
If you can find a way to stay motivated and determined on this tough path to financial freedom—if you can stay committed to your goal, to your grand vision, and to only keep moving forward—then you will see your dreams become a reality.
You can’t be all things all the time. You can’t build the entire business alone. If you already excel in a certain area, embrace it. Put the skillsets you’re best at to good use. Why spend days on something that could be done in an hour?
Tasks that you aren’t strong at will be completed better and in less time if you delegate them to someone more qualified. You can hire an agency or go on Upwork to hire someone who is qualified and experienced at a very low cost. They are also rated by other people who have used their services, so you know they can be depended on.
It is always a smart idea to have a business and marketing plan. These will act as your blueprints to financial freedom and will guide you as you build your dream business. They will aid you in tracking your progress and will define where mistakes are being made.
Your plan doesn’t have to be a complex, complicated project. It should be modest, realistic, attainable, and exciting! It is your silent accountability partner, instruction manual, and motivation.
Also, remember to have flexibility. Mistakes can happen, and you should be ready to make changes to the plan.
Leverage your time to get the most out of it. For example, you can use your time biking to listen to audiobooks. If you are in a waiting room, you can answer e-mails, go on catch-up calls, and get other work done.
Apply this in every area of your life. This goes back to the previous point of delegating. Leverage your time, and give the difficult jobs to people who can get it done in no time while you take care of the important things that you do best.
If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. When you see that something is clearly working in someone else’s business, go with it. Certain business models, software applications, and systems work—and they work for a reason.
Don’t waste time building new systems when you can copy. It will be worth it in the long run instead of the old trial-and-error method of building your own. This will not only take too much of your energy, but it will also waste precious hours of your day when you could be selling.
Without your health, you literally have nothing. It is so important to take care of your diet, your physical health, and your mental wellbeing.
Again, while you exercise, listen to a book that will further educate you on whatever it is you are building, Have some sort of plan to follow in terms of nutrition so that you can eat healthy without it taking too much of your focus.
In terms of mental health, find a way to de-stress—whether that means going for long walks, meditating, reading fiction to escape all the business reading you do, or hitting a steam room and turning off your mind.
Stress is a killer. It is responsible for ten percent of workplace strokes and is the basic cause of many human illnesses and diseases. Take time for your family to laugh, do a fun activity, and love.
Working on your sense of humor is also key. After all, laughter is the best medicine. It strengthens your emotional and mental wellbeing, makes being around you a little nicer, and keeps you light-hearted.
This all results in greater relaxation, resistance to disease, and a positive outlook. Plus, you’ll have better sleep if you just lighten up and laugh a little. If you do not take care of your health, you will burn out and fail your business.
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Kayvon has over two decades of experience working with high-level closers and perfecting his sales methodologies. He has earned the title of Canada’s #1 pharmaceutical sales representative and continues to share his expertise as a keynote speaker and through his multi-million-dollar coaching program.