It is one thing to want success but it is another to fulfill one’s potential. I would prove this by drawing on a particular analogy. A baby eagle somehow ended up in a yard full of chickens. The baby eagle thought that it was a chicken and it learnt to do everything the chickens did by copying them.
GROW YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH THE TOUGH TIMES
Have you ever ran a marathon? Running a business is often like that. You start off enthusiastic and full of energy. Soon enough this diminishes to be replaced by hints of strain and stagnation. You want to push harder but it hurts to even try. Then comes the cramps, the shortness of breath and this journey is no longer fun.
Are you feeling down. Depression can cause feelings of sadness, anxiety, loneliness and hopelessness. Depression can suck the life and energy right out of you, making even the simplest daily tasks feel like a burden. It can be caused by one or more of the following reasons.
All of us at some point or another have been affected by peer pressure. Humans are social creatures and we all want to feel like we fit in. Our need to have friends and for them to love and accept us is often the backbone of peer pressure. Admittedly, our friends are the ones who can get us to do dumb stuff.
There is a saying that goes, “if I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. In our attempts to become successful it is easy to lose sight of the need for guideposts to get us there.
There is a story of how the circus tames an Elephant. What they would do is to get an elephant when it is young. They would chain the baby elephant to a metal post and this would keep it from getting free. The elephant would pull against its restraints to get free but failed each time. After a while it would give up trying.
Never despise the days of small beginnings. It is a saying that holds pearls of wisdom for entrepreneurs. The path to building a business can be filled with days of struggle, mistakes and opposition.
Although stress is often viewed as a negative, it is actually a natural and normal physical response. A stress response is simply the body’s ability to defend and protect itself.
All of us procrastinate at one time or another. It can however develop into a habit that causes us to stagnate and achieve little or nothing in terms of success. The first thing you need to know is why you delay taking on a task that needs to be done.