How to stay focused in business
Making sure your business is your passion
As many of you will understand, this can be one of the most challenging aspects of running any business, being able to keep focused.
To achieve a sustainable business it takes time and dedication. If you want to run a business make sure it's a real passion, not just a get rich quick idea or trend. I've seen many examples of people that have set up businesses due to a trend and just like the trend, they are out of business by the next season.
When your business is your passion no one needs to push you to keep on going, you have that drive within you. The drive that keeps you up late at night, sacrificing time with friends, family, going out clubbing, etc. to put the work back into your passion- your business.
I wanted to give up
I can honestly say there have been times when I have wanted to give up, however, I always come to the realisation that “I will regret this in the future”, quitting on my passion is the same as giving up on myself, that is something that I cannot do, no-one should ever feel the need to give up on themselves, continue to work hard and success will come.
No magic recipe
There's no magic recipe for success in business, if there was, every businessman/woman would be on top of the Forbes List. I will say having a clear vision is key, success comes to those who do the work to the best of their ability, remember this is a marathon, not a sprint.
Giving yourself a break
Give yourself a break, step away from your business from time-to-time, this is as essential as the initial work. Working yourself into the ground is neither beneficial for you or business. By allowing breaks every now and again will promote productivity, a sense of freshness for new ideas to formulate and most importantly it is advantageous for your own health. Remember, Work hard, Play hard, Rest hard, keep the balance always in your favour.