So you’re a self-starter. An entrepreneur. A creator. An artist. A business(wo)man. A freelancer. A go-getter.
And you definitely have dreams.
I love a good work ethic and I find pride in mine. An 8, 10, 12+ hour work day fills me with a sense of fulfillment since as a natural creative, creating is what I do best.
The entrepreneurial lifestyle is filled with ups and downs, guts, courage, and tenacity. The lifestyle in itself is one of the greatest challenges – let alone creating a successful business model. Insignificant things can ruin your spirit or elevate you to cloud 9.
SO if you are in the middle of that crazy thing we call entrepreneurship, here are 5 top articles to keep your spirit committed to the long-term game.
The idea of building a community started consuming my thoughts when I was power-walking on the treadmill and listening to The James Altucher Showpodcast, looking to zone out and decompress. The episode featured Daymond John, founder of FUBU and a shark investor on the entrepreneur reality show SharkTank. About three quarters of the way through…READ MORE, click here.
Oscar Wilde once said, “Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art.”
The same can be said – in an un-ironic and perhaps more fitting way – about routine.
Routine is a highly prepared art – just like the sort of perfect, fixed menu or the the table of contents in your favorite novel. And while spontaneity is often celebrated – “You should be more spontaneous!” – routine is highly underrated.
Routine is one of the best-kept secrets when it comes to maintaining a healthy mind. When practicing the same routine, day after day after day, instead of placing you on automatic, you become more mindful…READ MORE, click here.
We have all been there: sitting around, day dreaming grand thoughts of ourselves and our capabilities. Thinking we are the best at what we do. That there is nobody else like us. Are we a diamond in the rough?
Thoughts of grandiose envelop us in a thin layer of gold – and yes, the gold sparkles pretty damn brightly…READ MORE, click here.
Ah, procrastination and productivity – a soft, slow yet strong battle between your schedule, dreams and plans.
I ALWAYS FELT THAT I WAS A PROCRASTINATOR. NATURAL-BORN PROCRASTINATOR. END OF STORY.
When I was in school, I always waited until the last minute to write a paper or study for a test. In life – whether it was for the doctor, the DMV, enrolling in a program, etc – if the deadline was in 2 weeks, I was getting it done on day 13…READ MORE, click here.
When someone uses the word “mundane” it is usually in reference to something boring, ordinary, banal or day-to-day. It stands somewhere in the middle of positivity and negativity – sort of like the “boring” word that it is.
But the mundane in life is sort of where the magic happens – and the place where most people aren’t looking to hang out. I flock to the mundane like it’s the white noise of business. You’ll find that the more you hang in the mundane, the more unique, creative and successful things you will yield…READ MORE, click here.
What is your favorite go-to hustle inspiration?