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In this episode, we talk about how the wealthy think and they think differently than the rest of the population. To be successful, you not only look at what the wealthy do but also how they think. Then you can bring it to your life and create richness for yourself.
So, the first thing that you have to do is define what wealth means to you and understand what the destination or success looks like for you. After you are clear on it, follow:
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What are the habits that you have and are they productive or are they just keeping you busy? Your success depends on the routine you follow and whether or not it is set in the right direction. The most successful entrepreneurs have habits that can be credited as the reason behind their continual achievements.
Here are the top 10 habits of very successful entrepreneurs:
- Service: The ultra-successful entrepreneurs come from a place of service, and what they are trying to do is make an impact on the lives of people. So, you should schedule your activities not just for financial reasons but in order to have a positive effect on the society and the people around you.
- State: Along with the state of their mindset, they have their health, vibrancy and energetic state in the highest levels. So, it gives them the energy and resilience to manage and deal with high-stress obstacles in their journey.
- Self-aware: As they dedicate time to evaluate themselves, they are aware of their strengths and weaknesses. If there are gaps, they invest their time in self-development for a continuous personal growth.
- Strive: They are goal-oriented, and very clear on what they want, what success is for them and their process to get to where they want to be.
- Standards: Successful entrepreneurs have a set of standards and after they put it in place, they don’t compromise it. They follow it and raise the bar to a very high level.
- Strategic: Making flippant choices or having their decisions squandered is not something that the uber-successful entrepreneurs do. Their decisions and actions are strategic and it aims to push their mission and vision in the right path.
- Search: They constantly search for opportunities to grow and their desire to be better is continuous. You will find them looking for new and better ways to serve.
- Survey: They survey internally and externally to get feedback. So, they look at their business and customer continuously. The information helps them move up.
- Support: The most successful entrepreneurs always have mentors who help them avoid pitfalls with the help of real and related experiences of their own.
- Schedule: They schedule everything—from achievements to success—so that it is all in place and has been calendared. Everything is planned and assigned a date.
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When it comes to goals, we set them easily but to make them actionable and achievable, you need to have a process in place that makes them come to life. Your goals have to be ASMART: Aligned with your vision/mission, Specific, Measurable, Actionable or Achievable, Results driven and Time bound.
The Ladder of Achievement
If we don’t create a process to accomplish goals, then there is a gap that keeps you away from success. This action plan is meant to get rid of that gap.
The desire to grow is the natural state of humanity and without it we start to question our worth. We need to dream big with great aspirations that keep us from being mediocre. You should be committed to specific growth elements like building relationships and skills in your life.
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This episode deals with the business and relationship lessons I learned after visiting a football locker room and by observing a sign there. The sign said, “Plan to win — Georgia Southern” and underneath it are 5 other little signs that said:
- Take Care of the Football
Win the Turnover and Takeaway Margin.
- Control the Running Game
Control the Clock. Control the Game.
- Great Special Forces
Win the Kicking Game.
- The Eagles Don’t Beat the Eagles
Eliminate Pre-snap and Post-play Penalties.
Win the 4th Quarter.
There are a lot of lessons we can learn from sports, and relate it to business and relationships.