Don’t Lose Motivation as an Entrepreneur
You wear a lot of hats as an entrepreneur. You probably work long days. When you do take time off, you worry about your business. You have a strong drive and you’re disciplined. But you still need motivation and encouragement to stay focused on your goals.
Here are some of the best motivational tips:
Get enough sleep
Maybe in college you pulled all-nighters to beat a test, but in business you have to think about the long-haul. You’ll be able to manage every day when you get fully recharged at night.
Write your business plan down
Having a fully thought-out business plan that is written down can help you find motivation when business gets tough. It can help you stay focused on your main priorities.
Find mentors and like-minded people
Surround yourself with others who will encourage you when you want to give up. Join a civics organization, like Rotary or Lions. Attend your local Chamber of Commerce meetings. Go to your local SCORE organization.
Take some personal time
Set aside time to do something you love that is unrelated to your business. Spend time with friends and family each week. You need time for self-care and fun. Put it in your schedule and adhere to it.
Have a morning routine
Start your day right. Eat a healthy breakfast. Meditate. Work out if it energizes you. Get started on a positive note to maintain positivity throughout the day.
When you hit your goals, take time to reward yourself. People respond to incentives, even when it’s internally-motivated. Recognizing that you hit a milestone will help keep you motivated to the next one. You might find a way to track your performance visually to help you remember where you’ve been, where you are and where you’re going with your goals.
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