It is amazing how much we can achieve when we have a clear purpose and outcome. For example: It always amaze me how much I get done the day before I go on holidays… Purpose: Be free to go on holidays; Outcome: Finish all my work.
Business success is all about people: Knowing how to serve people, how to talk to people, how to relate to people, how to… Once you master all about people, business success is served to you in a golden plate.
As a rule, we tend to specialise in a particular skill to a very high degree. Many people focus so much on this that stop learning anything else. What many of these people forget is that learning about other skills provide different perspective on how to approach problems, how to create fresh solutions, … how to innovate.
I find amazing that people work so hard to be successful without trying to be of value and fail to achieve success. A much simpler approach, that often leads better friends and provide more fulfilment, is to strive to be of value. Once you are, success will follow.
In comparison, most of us have a lot more blessings than problems and as the working week is about to end, it is time to be grateful for all of our blessings. It is also true that we should be grateful for all our problems and tribulations, because they make us take stock on where we are in our life and how to become a better person. Have a wonderful and fantastic weekend.
Around 80% of new business are gone by the end of the first 12 months and by the end of five years, only 4% are still in business. Most of them went out due to having a vague purpose for the business and an unclear thinking style needed to succeed. Having a vision, values and a mission are the first step toward the ongoing success of any business.