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Five Game-Changing Ways to Becoming Successful Entrepreneur

Creating and keeping a good habit, especially a daily habit, can take time, but will actually help you to become happier, more productive and more successful in the long run. Forming a good, healthy habit doesn’t happen overnight, but once you achieve it, it will most definitely pay off. Here you can find five game-changing ways, which will help you to embrace the challenges of entrepreneurship and will make it easier for you to deal with the obstacles you face along your way to changing the world through innovation and creativity.

Embrace a healthy daily habit

Many entrepreneurs neglect their health for the sake of long-hours of work. Your health is the most important asset that you have – if you are not healthy and if you are in a bad physical and mental shape, your business will never be able to thrive and you will end up not on the cover of Forbes, but in some hospital bed. So, if you want to be successful, embrace a daily healthy habit: eat balanced meals,  drink lots of water, find time to work out and always get a good sleep.

Plan ahead, focus and avoid multitasking

Try to create your daily schedule by yourself. Never let your assistant to do it for you. Plan ahead, learn how to prioritize, focus better, avoid multitasking, never overload your to-do list and you will manage to achieve more than you expected in a shorter time.

Trust your gut

In business, most of the important decisions are made based on solid data and research, but there is one ingredient of success, which not every entrepreneur puts in their startup. Not many people trust their intuition and often they regret it. If you want to create a business with no regrets, it is important to be prepared and to have your decisions backed up with data, but you should also believe in your intuition and trust your gut.

Be honest

Always say what you truly think, without being mean or hurtful, of course. Say Yes only when you truly mean it and you will be respected for your honesty and direct communication skills. In business, time is one of the most valuable assets and by being honest you will save yourself and others lots of time.

Talk less, listen more

Everyday try to find time to have a conversation with the most important people for you and your business. Always listen to what they have to say. Pay attention to their problems and try to help with the solutions. Listen to your team members, to your customers, to your business partners, to fellow entrepreneurs, to the investors and to your mentors. You will be surprised how much more productive you will be by turning every conversation into valuable source of information.

─ July 6, 2015