Re-blogged from openpleasures.com | Written by Fola O’Martins
Recently, I was thinking about my business and how best I should deal with the many competitions around me and the things that I need to understand and take along with me on this journey of making my business a success. The points below are what I came up with which I think will help me in months and years to come in having a successful business. So, I thought to share these with anyone who may be dealing with competition in an industry or workplace.
There was a man who ventured out to become a writer of children’s books. Having written a title – And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. He proceeded to find himself a publisher by moving from one outlet to the other. The publishers he approached, all rejected him. Following the 23rd publisher and rejection, he decided to call it a quit. Continue Reading
Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Today, his saying captures the true essence of rethinking our strategies for success by dumping what’s not working for what works. This is very crucial because pursuing and getting stuck with things that have no bearing with your set goals will only lead to gross failure whether in business or your personal affairs.
Jack Ma: Founder & Executive Chairman, Ali Baba Group.
You finish work at 6 pm, go to bed at 12 midnight. Within these six hours, how do you spend them? Watching TV? In fact, the activities you do between 6 am and 12 midnight, the importance of it is beyond your imagination.
Too many people believe that your career is determined by the 8 hours of hard work and effort you put at work, and your future and career progression depend on the boss and the company. But the reality is that for most people, this thing, you are on your own.