“I’m too busy to tell people how busy I am.” – someecards
Charlie Munger, the long-time business partner of Warren Buffett, once mentioned that there are weeks when the only thing scheduled on Buffett’s calendar is a haircut. His calendar will literally say,
“Tuesday: Haircut day.”
Buffett also doesn’t use email or a smartphone.
Without an overly busy schedule, without email, and without a smartphone, he manages to run a company with $240 billion in revenue and 377,000 employees.
This is the final part in a three-part series I’m sharing with you using research from positive psychology to improve your well-being.
One size fits all is usually one size fits nobody.
Whether it’s the optimal diet, the optimal way to run a business, or the optimal way to create happiness, no one single solution is best for everyone.
We’re all different.
Tailoring your approach to your uniqueness is the key to faster and longer-lasting results.
This is the second part of a three-part series I’m sharing with you on what I’ve discovered by digging deep into the research produced by the field of positive psychology.
For the first time ever, rigorous academic research is being applied to how we thrive as human beings – in short, how to be happy.
Last night I was going through some videos on YouTube, and on the right side I saw a video titled: “Brilliant Reason Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Doesn’t Put Cover on His iPhone.”
At the end of the year, most people tend to make New Year’s resolutions.
And so on.
And you know what happens only a few weeks, or even days, after New Year’s Eve?
People skip the gym for a few days, and never come back.
They fail to lose 10 pounds in that first month, and quit trying.
They get rejected by a potential client, and lose their motivation to move on OR when they are building their business, they hit a hurdle that causes them to lose all momentum.
That’s because these resolutions and goals are doomed from the start.
Because you need clarity of exactly what you want to accomplish and a system to make it happen.
Motivation is crucial to achieving your goals, and every entrepreneur needs a bit of it from time to time. Or more like a lot of it – right?! To get back on track, it’s always nice to search for some motivational content, whether it’s business-minded podcasts or inspirational quotes. TEDTalks anyone?
If it isn’t already, these can be your next favorite source for some major motivation. TEDTalks is a collection of presentations from highly popular conferences that present “Ideas Worth Spreading.” They’re full of insightful and inspirational information from great entrepreneurial minds.
Below are 5 TEDTalks that every entrepreneur should definitely watch at least once. Bookmark them, so that when you need that extra push, you can watch them again and again!
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve had it. That one moment that changed everything. The moment you realized you wanted to start your own business. Whether it was getting fed up with your 9-5 lifestyle, or if you’ve always dreamed of it the moment you saw Richard Branson on MTV Cribs, that moment led you to where you are now.
We asked four entrepreneurs what was the moment that inspired them to become entrepreneurs. Each of them had something different and inspiring to share:
Working for yourself might seem like the ideal job at first, but being a solopreneur comes with its challenges as well. If you’re looking to start a business and become a solopreneur, then this benefits and challenges list will definitely be something to consider. And if you’re already working for your own business, then we’re sure you can relate!
In this blog post, six solopreneurs share their thoughts on the benefits and/or challenges of being one, and even some tips to overcoming the challenges.