Creating something out of nothing can be extremely difficult and frustrating, especially when you are giving it your all. You are aiming high for results but constantly come up short when your anticipated expectations are not met. The frequent lows of failing setbacks can become a dragging a weight that leaves you feeling exhausted and defeated. Once the feeling of defeat sets in you lose purpose and when you lose purpose you allow setbacks to control your mindset. When a mind is corrupted by defeated thoughts it loses the ability to process positive vibes which in turn voids the ability to produce positive activity. That is what makes entrepreneurship such a difficult venture; it pushes you to the limit physically, emotionally and mentally. So why even pursue such a challenging journey in the first place? Read More Is Pursuing Entrepreneurship Worth the Time & Effort?
From the previous post, Can I Become an Entrepreneur, we came to the conclusion that entrepreneurship involves putting together various pieces in order to produce the predetermined vision. It is important to highlight the fact about putting various pieces together because many aspiring entrepreneurs believe you can produce a vision in its entirety immediately. This wild belief is what helps create the high rate of failure many entrepreneurs endure along their start-up journey. An important rule to follow for aspiring entrepreneurs is patience, without it you will have a hard time moving forward in a rational manner. Patience is vital in regards to your putting together of the pieces because it allows for you to strategically prioritize or better yet analyze what fits into your given puzzle. Understand that this is a very complex puzzle and every piece is not made to fit and sometimes the puzzle will not turn out how you once imagined so it is a continual work in progress that is never truly finished. Read More Putting the Pieces Together