8 Things Really Successful People Do
Ultimately, really successful people live their lives by design instead of default, so if you want to be one of them, dedicate time and effort to determining the plan for your preferred future and execute that plan in a focused and consistent manner.
Richard Branson on Failure — the Most Dreaded F-Word
Your business’s first few years are about survival. This is the most difficult period for any company: when just getting the bills paid is a challenge because you are still developing your products or services, recruiting team members, refining pricing, creating marketing materials and attracting customers. When you’re tempted to give up, remember that it took many successful businesses years to become profitable. Some of the world’s greatest tech companies took years to capitalize on their popularity with consumers and work out their business models. If you believe in your strategy and you have a realistic plan to reach profitability, then stick with it.
All successful entrepreneurs will tell you of dark days when they questioned their decisions — use your worries to hone your strategy and your business’s direction. If you’re not seeing the results you need, it may be time to ask yourself some questions that will help you refine your plan and get your business on track.