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:
Quit Is A 4-Letter Word: 5 Ways To Improve Mental ToughnessI had the opportunity to speak with Mental Performance Coach and Speaker, Lauren Johnson. Lauren is the former Mental Conditioning Coordinator for the New York Yankees. She explained mental toughness as "showing up as the best version of yourself regardless of the situation."That sounded great for a professional athlete, but I wanted to know how it applied to entrepreneurs or amateur athletes. What could we learn about mental toughness skills to improve our own performance?Lauren offered a simple answer: "Let your struggles form your strengths." Then she offered these tips for improving our mental toughness: