Stepping out of your comfort zone and starting something new has a way of triggering a psychological fear of failure. It is common for everyone, regardless of his or her achievements and experiences in life.
Entrepreneurs are more susceptible to this feeling as they bear the weight of creating something from scratch. The competition, the perfectionism, and the habit of constantly measuring ourselves to others makes the fear of failure as real as a limb. Taking actions becomes a daunting task while entrepreneurs keep running scenarios after scenarios in their head calculating risks and questioning everything. It is potentially a labyrinth, but fortunately there is a way out. Continue reading
‘Change’ is undoubtedly the most amorphous idea that shapes each part of our life only to reshape it, again and again, leading us in pursuit of the finer hues of life. Passion, need or any other force behind the change in our lives, are mere tools helping us to do what we are hardwired to do, ‘change our life into something better’. However, we rarely see transitions in our lives as a simple, natural process. We make elaborate strategies, we set humongous goals, and we try to balance our previous lives while wading into unknown waters, making things more complicated. Continue reading
Sure as an entrepreneur or business veteran, you would know how to push yourself to achieve goals. Pushing, challenging, or sometimes even coercing yourself to break the boundary and do more can offer expected results. But, to go beyond mere expectations and do miracles, requires motivation. What is motivation really? Is it just repeating ‘I have to do this or I can do this’ in your mind to keep yourself focused? Or is it something else entirely?
Motivation is a hunger that can drive you through emotional triggers to achieve the unachievable. It is what separates leaders from the herd, best from the rest, you from all the others out there. Sounds like something divine, and it is! However, to switch it on, you need more than just focus. Continue reading
Being an entrepreneur is rewarding, especially if you never throw in the towel and call it quits. And undoubtedly, those times will come when you might consider taking a few steps back. In those moments, it is perseverance that will get you through the confusion, self-doubt, and ebb & flow of your business journey. It sure sounds great to have a guidebook to navigate the ‘not so cakewalk’ that is entrepreneurship, with comparative ease. Sure, there are biographies of great men and mantras that can help you with time management, relationship building, and career development, but experiences that are given birth to by entrepreneurship are unique to every individual. Continue reading
A successful man/woman is always goal centric. There are always objectives that continuously shape and reshape their approach and perspective. Reaching a goal offers a sense of success, but eventually, that feeling is overtaken by the urge of achieving even more. So, essentially a successful man/woman, lives the life of pursuit and continuous improvement. Continue reading