The ability to ask relevant, targeted, open-ended questions is a skill that’s useful in every situation. Questions are open and evolving; they invite exploration. Every invention, every theory, every spiritual moment in history began, in one way or another, with a question.
It’s been said that entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. It’s a roller coaster of emotions and results. Finding hope when it seems like there’s none to be found can be tricky, but it is possible and it can make the difference between giving up on your business dreams and finding that success is just around the next corner. When you’re feeling down about your business, try these strategies to help bring back hope.
Are you settling for less than you deserve in one or more areas of your life? The truth is that we’re not here to settle for less, we’re not here on the planet to shrink and fit in. When we settle and fit in, we’re making choices and living life based on other people’s expectations, what society expects us to do, and there is no way we will be able to live an authentic and joyful life if we keep “shoulding” ourselves and playing “safe”. Here are 5 signs that you’re settling for less in life:
I am the proud mom of two boys. While society considers me to be their role model, I knew the moment I laid eyes on both of my sons, they are actually my greatest teachers. They show me how life is truly meant to be enjoyed. Children are amazing instructors for showing us what pure joy looks like. They remind us how simple it all can be.
Becoming an entrepreneur requires a whole new mindset. We need to unlearn so many things that we’ve been taught. And unlearning can take work, because it requires that we get awareness of the habits, beliefs and behaviors that have been driving our lives, on auto-pilot, for years. Unlearning requires that we confront an uncomfortable reality, so we can allow ourselves to grow and move closer to our goals as heart-centered entrepreneurs. Here are some of the things that you’ll need to unlearn if you want to become an entrepreneur and live your purpose.