You can have the best ideas for your business but without the proper self-improvement, you might not be taking your business anywhere. Self-improvement is very important because in that business, you are the first point of contact and you are definitely the first form of advertisement.
Making yourself into a strong personal brand is a very efficient thing to do but although the journey is long and kind of tough, the fruits are sweeter than the toils behind them. As an entrepreneur, how best to improve yourself in and for the workplace?
Tips 5. Always Start Early
To get the best out of yourself is getting the best out of every resource that you have at your disposal daily and one of these is time. Time is very important to develop yourself and you should make sure that you get out of bed as fast as you can, freshen up, eat your breakfast and go about your business, as sharp as you can be. Don’t go to bed late or wake up late too. That tends to have taken a huge chunk out of your day and induces some grogginess and sluggishness into you for that day also. If you are the free-spirited kind of person, we advise that you spice up your daily morning routine with some exercises too.
Business is challenging, we know, and you might end up spending the better part of your day in front of a computer, behind a desk and doing a lot of administrative stuff while time just passes out from under your nose and before you know it, it’s dark already. No, it shouldn’t be so. Find time daily to take a well-deserved break for some minutes. Leave that desk, go outside. Grab lunch or something and you would come back in feeling better than before.
Tips 3. Be Generous
What goes around comes around, and this same rule applies to be generous. We are not saying that you should go around with a pocket full of small change and start dashing them out to people. We are saying find time to help others out, give them quality pieces of advice, provide companionship and be a good friend to them. You can offer to join a charitable or voluntary organization on the weekends and this would not only improve you but make you more of a person to others
Tips 2. Acceptance
A lot of things happen around us and due to the god-factor that is inherent in most of us; we tend to want to always fix things. We have in our minds a picture of how things should be and anything an aside that is a deviation and not welcome. Sometimes, you just need to let nature take its own course and let some situations be. Don’t always try to fix it; you might get frustrated the more. Instead, just embrace it and move on.
We are adventurous beings but as soon as we start doing something over and over again, we quickly adapt and become stereotypical ones, so much that someone can successfully predict where you’d be and what you’d be doing at certain times of the day. This is unhealthy for you, your business life and your self-development. Break that chain and leave our comfort zone. Do something wild but healthy that you would always remember and never for one living your life according to a script.
About The Author
IKOI ABODE IKENNA (Pharmabode) is a pharmacist, Motivational speaker and an Entrepreneur that is happy to work while others are out partying. Have a Business idea to discuss? Join: www.westentrepreneur.com
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