It’s not uncommon to experience nights without sleep and working yourself out as an entrepreneur. Nothing good comes easy and that includes attaining success in business. But the good news is that you can reach your goal and succeed if you pursue it with all you’ve got.
Here are reasons some entrepreneurs do not attain success, and how to avoid failure in business;
1: You are not Pursuing Your Ideas Badly Enough
If you have not come to the point of feeling as though you are about to go crazy in the pursuit of your business ideas, then you have not yet started. As weird and harsh as this may sound, such rugged passion and pursuit is needed for attaining success as an entrepreneur.
Many start-ups cannot push themselves beyond what they are used to. Unfortunately, this does not work in business. You have to push yourself beyond your comfort zone in order to achieve and attain what others cannot. Therefore, to avoid being one of those people who fail in business, you should change your belief system.
Here’s a little but powerful exercise for you: Sit back and pen down where you aim at reaching, your perception of yourself, and the things you see being possible. Obviously, these should be positive things that you will keep saying and absorbing into you until they become reality.
2: You Let Fear Get the Best of You
Self-doubt, panic, overwhelm and “what if I fail” are the major reasons many entrepreneurs do not make it. Even up to this moment, accomplished entrepreneurs still experience fear each time they want to take a bold step to the next level – but they don’t let the fear overpower them.
Fear and self-doubt can be normal, but they become abnormal when they paralyze your ability to take a step to the next level. When fear comes, overpower it with faith and hope. Think of people who regardless of all odds were able to make a name in the business world. Some of them may not even be as educated and skilled as you are, but they became successful. So, why not you?
3: You Do not Know that Success is a Habit that Should be Built
Just the same way you develop the habit of brushing your teeth everyday for good oral health, success is a habit that should be imbibed and practiced every time. So, right down business marketing and sales practices and develop the habit of practicing those habits daily until they become part of you.
Don’t focus on quick result because it may not happen. The result will gradually start surfacing when you keep up your business success practices.
Daven Michaels is a New York Times Best Selling Author and CEO of premiere global outsourcing company, 123Employee. The company employs hundreds of young bright individuals on three continents. His International event, Beyond Marketing Live! Inspires entrepreneurs to build & grow their business with revolutionary new theories and systems allowing them to design the business and personal lifestyle of their dreams