How often do you find yourself thinking -
‘Why to bother trying, I’m only going to mess up again’
‘People will talk about me - I’ll be a public failure’
‘I should stop wasting my time, I’m just not good enough - I should keep to my limits’
And it goes on...
You’re so busy overthinking, over-analyzing, and ‘negatively mind-reading’, that you actually stop taking any decisive action!
This 'analysis paralysis' can harm you and your business
We’ve got to stop judging ourselves
Stop benchmarking ourselves against those who we perceive are more ‘successful’
Stop worrying about what might happen and focus on what we can change
And, be kinder to ourselves!
First – start telling yourself:
I am NOT my thoughts
I AM my actions
Second – take action!
Often taking that first step can seem HUGE, but in reality,...
Is your glass half empty or half full?
Running my business has been (and is) incredibly challenging at times, but the rewards far outweigh the negatives and I wouldn't want it any other way.
However, having coached many business owners, it's no surprise how many have suffered from a negative mindset. This can lead to self-doubt, low confidence and anxiety - which can ultimately affect the performance of your business.
Based on my experience, here's my 5 tips to help you develop a healthy and positive business mindset.
Set your goals and keep them realistic
Goals are not set to become a whipping-stick when things go wrong, nor are they set to promote failure!
Setting a clear (and achievable) direction for your business will keep you focused and heading in the right direction.
Recognise your strengths and accept weaknesses
One of my favourite quotes sums this up nicely:
“Growth begins when we begin to accept our weaknesses.” ~ Jean Vanier
Even Superman had...