Being an entrepreneur brings many challenges along with its many benefits. One challenge in particular involves your business mindset and recognising if you’re setting yourself up for success or failure.
Figuring out what mindset you have involves using your common sense. If you’re afraid to fail, chances are that’s what will happen because you won’t want to take any risks so you won’t take any action.
However, it IS possible to shift this mindset; so instead of being afraid, you become determined to make your business work.
Which scenario do you prefer: Being determined and taking action or being afraid and cowering in a corner, doing nothing?
Here are some other common mindsets that may negatively affect your business:
1. A negative mindset can affect your confidence. How do you react if a boss or client says you made a mistake or they’re not happy with your final product? Does it rock your world for days at a time or can you regroup, make the...
It’s been tough for everyone over the last 12 months, and sadly it looks like it’s going to continue for a while longer too.
Even for the most optimistic, life is starting to become a grind, but if you suffer from self-doubt, everything can appear more amplified.
In my weekly email blasts this month, I am going to talk about how to over-come self-doubt and find a positive outlook.
You may be wondering why I’ve chosen this as a subject. Well, I believe confidence is similar to a muscle. If it isn’t maintained, it weakens.
Lack of confidence can lead to procrastination, or double-triple checking everything you do. Normal day-to-day decisions become difficult to make, and boundaries vague.
Self-doubt can affect anyone. If your regular routine changes (as it has for many of us over the last twelve months), it can lead to undermining your confidence.
If you suddenly find yourself with an unrealistic workload, you can start to feel overwhelmed, which in turn can lead to...