The link between mindset & success

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Michael D. Wilson
Process & Operation Strategist
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September 27, 2017
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The link between mindset & success

Mindset is so important when running a business.

Your mind can make or break you. When you’re not in your right mindset, you can’t make clear, thought-out decisions. Your decisions are emotionally driven and discount your research and experience.

Business decisions are life-changing. Every choice you make is the most important choice you will ever make at that moment. Learn to walk away for a minute, compose your mind,  and then make the decision that’s best for your business, family, employees, and clients. Be present to the fact that as a business owner, your decisions impact a lot of people. 

If you want to be successful as a business owner, you have to believe you’re going to be successful. Don’t give yourself any other option. Tell yourself that the only way out IS success. Failure doesn’t even exist, only success and learning experiences. 

“If you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right either way.” Henry Ford 

Create a positive context for business and look at what you have instead of what you don’t have or need. Live every day as “This is the day.” Today is the day my business is going to strike it rich! “Today is the day." Keep this motivation going and one day will be the day! 

As a business owner, you’re responsible for leading your team in the right direction to meet company deadlines and goals. I believe a successful business starts with your team. A happy team equals happy clients, which will equal a healthy bottom line. 

It is equally important to balance your work/home life. You have to remember that you work to live, you don’t live to work. Having a healthy home life will allow you to be free and be more creative at work. 

So remain humble, take care of home and stay positive. Everything else will fall into place.

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