If you’re like many people, the idea of starting and running your own company sounds appealing. No more answering to the BOSS. Answering only to yourself (and maybe some investors). Working from home in your pajamas. There’s no end to the possible benefits of starting and running your own company but where do you begin? Most people only get as far as daydreaming about running their company where, of course, the dream typically ends with a public offering on the stock exchange, champagne bubbles, a mansion, a yacht, and very fine cars and accouterments. So why do most people stop there? Why is the end of the dream, well, the end of THEIR DREAMS? What makes one person start a company and another go to work for that company? If you’ve read any of my articles what I’m about to say next probably won’t surprise you. It’s all in the MINDSET. You see, while one person believes they’re capable of starting their own business the other believes they’re only capable of working for someone else. They don’t have the self-confidence it takes to successfully start and run a business. Maybe it’s for the best. Not everyone has the fortitude it takes to become successful. Everyone shouldn’t be able to work 4 hour work weeks from a beach, their home, a Roman cafe or wherever they choose. The world needs the people that want to work for others. Funny thing about a mindset, it can be changed and transformed and molded into something different. So, you actually do want to start your own business? Awesome! Keep reading.
Let’s go back to what I mentioned earlier, the daydream. This is a great place to start for anyone looking to step out on their own. As a matter of fact, it’s the only place to start. It is the beginning of what it takes to start a company. You start by envisioning that company. In a different article I talked about wanting a car. You think about that car and all of the details as if you’re sitting in it driving it. Then go out and test drive the real thing all the while mentally taking in the whole experience. When you need to, re-imagine the experience of test driving that car. Your car. Picture yourself parking it in front of your house. The more detailed you can make this in your mind the better. Now, if you can do this with a car you can also do this with a business. You may need to separate it into smaller chunks for the same affect but, overall you’ll be accomplishing the same thing. That thing is getting a very clear picture of what your business is, what it does, how it looks, how it sounds, who your market is, where it’s located, what your logo looks like, what products or services you offer and so on. Really, if you can get so refined that you feel like you were just working at your own company by the end of this visualization exercise, you’re almost ready. Yeah, ALMOST.
You see, you can get yourself very psyched up to start your business. So psyched up in fact that you don’t believe, or maybe just conveniently forgot, that you can fail. To put it more bluntly, YOU WILL FAIL. Sorry. I said it was blunt. However, mindset alone will determine what happens once you’ve hit your first failure. Did he say ‘your first failure.’? Yes I did. You’re likely to experience several before finding the right mix that works for you to become wildly successful. With the right mindset you’ll see these failures as learning opportunities and ultimately just a real part of doing any business. So, if you’re to go from almost ready to let’s ROCK and ROLL status, your visualization exercise will need to include in it failure and rebound. How will you or could you fail and how quickly can you adapt and rebound? What will your outlook be? Will you use the word fail or opportunity when it happens? Up to you.
So, you want to start your own business? I want to help. I’m offering you a free eBook to download. Simply follow the link and read the book. I think you’ll find chapter 5 very informative. To be honest, I’m kind of giving away truly amazing things in there that took a lot of time to acquire and a lot of patience and fortitude to learn. If you use this free book, you could easily be on your way to owning your own business tomorrow. Why give it away? Because I believe if you want to start your own business and you really believe in yourself, then I should believe in you too. I wasn’t able to get to where I am today without getting some help along the way. I know when you make it you’ll do the same for others. It’s the way things should be. Living that CEO life is going to take time and effort but can pay out great dividends. Are you ready? Download the book now and you could start your business within 24hrs of reading it. See you on the other side!
PS, In case you missed it, here’s your link for your free eBook which will not only help you achieve the right mindset needed to start and succeed with your own online business, nestled within it’s pages is something very special, a blueprint if you will that will hold your hand step by step.
To your success,