5 DON’TS If You Want Your Start Up To Be Successful

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1. Wake Up Without a Plan

Set your goals and have a plan mapped out for when you wake up from your slumber, every single beautiful day. Ever heard of that pesky yet ridiculously beneficial thing called time management? I promise that if you find yourself struggling to juggle your time properly, a daily plan is the answer you’ve been looking.

After all, time is precious and knowing how to use it wisley is a crucial part of being a successful entrepreneur. We are only given so many hours in a day; know what your goals are and know what tasks you have on your plate. If they weren’t before, To-Do lists are your new best friend.

Need help setting some goals to crush and making a plan? Click here to watch one of my videos on goal setting to help you get the train rolling!

2. Be Scared to Make Changes and Adapt

You must be genuinely willing and able to adjust your plan and overall strategy, more than once. The sooner you truly accept that, the better, because more than likely you will need to adapt to achieve your success and maintain that success in the future.

Remember, all companies, even Apple, adapted to changes, and I’d say that worked in their favor, yes?

3. Let Your Bark Be Bigger Than Your Bite

Entrepreneurs sit back and talk about what they are going to do. Successful entrepreneurs just DO IT! They plan, they follow through, and then they divide and conquer. Nothing is going to get accomplished by simply talking about it, and nobody is going to be impressed with words alone. Actions have and always will speak louder than words, especially when it comes to the success of your startup.

4. Focus Solely on Dollar Signs and Decimal Points

Chase the money and you’re most likely (definitely) going to fail. Instead of chasing the paper, focus on creating products and services that make a difference and provide true value. If you do those things and follow your passion, the money will come. Now, don’t get me wrong, I would be lying if I said the goal of my company wasn’t to make money, but putting your focus on providing a remarkable service paves the path for the money to follow naturally.

5. Let Failure Stop You

According to statistics, 8 out of every 10 new businesses will crash and burn, okay not literally, but those businesses will fail. Successful entrepreneurs go into everything knowing that there is a chance of failure, it’s a risk. The fear of failure shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your brilliant ideas and passions, and that’s why I’m here to help!

If you’re hesitant on starting your own business or are looking for some guidance, today’s the day to put your fear away! I’m here to teach, and if you’re ready to learn, click here and let’s get you on your way.

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