Self-Discipline to Reach Your Goals!

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 14:32 -- Leonard Shostak

Successful entrepreneurs are highly focused individuals. They create a lifetime of goals and are constantly fine-tuning the next goal. What separates the successful entrepreneur from the less successful entrepreneur is the lack of self-discipline. Self-discipline is a skill that can be changed through dedicated practice. It will test your will power and persistence. A few key strategies in helping entrepreneurs achieve success include:

  • What are my weaknesses It’s too easy to disregard our weaknesses or simply ignore them. We need to be honest with ourselves. Removing temptations from our immediate access will make it easier to increase discipline.
  • Establishing a clear plan of action is a key strategy in attaining good habits. The key is developing an action plan to help you reach that goal. Asking ourselves what we want to achieve and setting precise goals will help us measure our progress. In addition, writing these goals and setting up deadlines with specific milestones will make them more attainable. To be more precise we need to make a list of things that we need to do to achieve our goals, what obstacles we may encounter and the necessary skills we need. Organizing our list by sequence and priority and taking immediate action on this plan will help anyone gain momentum and inspire us to move along.
  • Making and accepting mistakes will allow us to grow as individuals. None of us are perfect, mistakes are inevitable, and having made them once allows us to become more knowledgeable.