Being an entrepreneur is far from glamorous. It is often filled with sleepless nights, multi-tasking, stress and overwhelm. From the outside looking in, things may appear as if it is all roses and lollipops, an easy journey that anyone can handle. But entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Ask even the most successful entrepreneurs if it was easy – most will undoubtedly shake their head.
Some of this overwhelm and stress comes from the self-limiting beliefs that play on a continuous loop in our minds. Your mind can be your best buddy or worst enemy. This outline will help you decide if your brain is really friend or foe when it comes to the success of your business.
1. The belief that hard work and hustle lead to success
So many entrepreneurs wear this as a badge of honor. I should know. I did this for a long long time. I was one of those people that swore no one would ever out work me. Instead of bringing me success it was a recipe for...
Building a business from scratch with no previous experience is both humbling and completely gratifying. While I view my many mistakes more as feedback rather than failures it would have been a smoother journey had someone shared this knowledge with me out of the gates.
Here are 5 things I wish someone had told me before starting my business. Hoping they help shape the path of a new entrepreneur on the rise out there.
One thing I have learned over the last 10 years in business is that there are always going to be people who take shots at you to either knock you down or build themselves up…
People that speak negatively of you or your business, those that try to sabotage you, competitors that copy and steal from you. In the words of T-Swift “Haters gonna hate”. Period.
In the fitness profession, and specifically in the Pilates industry, individuals are quick to point out everything their competitors are not…”They do not teach Authentic Pilates”…”They do not train any professional athletes”…”Their location is not as nice as mine”…”They do not have the amount of training that I have” etc.
The truth is that if you are making an impact on people’s lives, you will (not might), attract haters. So my advice would be that if you don’t want people speaking ill of...