Business Setbacks and Bourbon: The 4 Steps To Aging Both The Right WaySetbacks when you're an entrepreneur happen. The longer you're in small business, the more frequently you have to build up your resiliency and learn to overcome them.Some will be minor. Others will threaten your success.Not everyone will handle it the same way, but those who get past their setbacks all have gone through a process.I believe that processing setbacks is a lot like aging bourbon.
7 Reasons Discomfort Can Make You A Better Copywriter (Or Business Owner)
Is there something you could do in your business that makes you so uncomfortable you panic at the thought of it?A business that takes no risks and doesn't grow doesn't stay around very long.Without stepping out of our comfort zones and taking risks with what makes us UNcomfortable, we never improve.Here are 7 ways discomfort will benefit you and your brand:
The Emotional Entrepreneur: How To Move Forward After Hitting A Wall
The difference between success and failure is how long you decide to wallow in your own self-pity. It's not okay to let everything go by the wayside with your business. You need to figure out what to do to get out of the pit you dug for yourself.So what can you do to keep moving forward after hitting a wall?
Here are a few things to try when you find yourself having trouble getting back into a productive mindset:
Born of Frustration: How To Channel Pain Into Small Business SuccessAccording to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20% of U.S. small businesses fail within the first year. By the end of their fifth year, roughly 50% are struggling.So how do the success stories overcome the odds and succeed?They embrace their pain.
Your Biggest Business Competitor? The Answer Is Smiling Right At You.
So often when we go into business for ourselves, we focus on how fast we can become successful. But what does that success look like? It's different things to different people.
So who should you look at to measure your business success?
Are You Failing For Success, Or Failing To Succeed?-Weekend #WordpourWe all have failures in our personal and professional lives. The question becomes, "how do we recover from it?" And is it possible that failing is what makes us become successful in our businesses in the end?