Co-founder of Lit Dealer and Kreative Hedgehog, partner at Polda Builders. Digital marketer, entrepreneur and author.
Former Business Analyst at UBS Investment Bank, 33 year-old admirer of the state of extreme exhaustion.
Business is tricky. There are a lot of things you need to consider, and maintaining your hustle in these trying times can be challenging. You already have so much to consider when running a business, and your personal motivation is the last thing that you should lose. We’ve therefore come up with 4 quick tips for perfecting your hustle and keeping your cool as you continue to advance your business.
Before You Start Create a Crystal Clear Mission
What are you working towards? Though your day-to- day hustle concerns minor and menial tasks, what is it all working towards? Be sure to establish a clear mission that you are ultimately aiming for, and ensure that your hustle is pointing you to its destination.
It can be easy to lose sight of our long-term goals when the going gets tough, but it’s always good to continually remind yourself of your overarching mission and your ultimate end goals.
You Cannot go too far Without Business Vision
How are you unique? What makes your business or product stand out from the crowd? A good business requires more than just a mission; it requires a clear vision that differentiates itself from its competitors. “Visionary” is a word that gets thrown around a lot, but it represents a very real concept.
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Look out for Number One
This rule is broadly applicable to life as well as just your hustle. You may have heard the saying “charity starts at home”, and there is definitely some truth to it. Now, we’re not saying that you should neglect all your friends and family while your work on your business, but how can you expect to look out for them if you cannot look out for yourself first?
It’s also worth assessing the people that you associate with, and deciding whether they are doing you any good. Are there certain circles you should distance yourself from? Perhaps there are negative influences and people in your life that you should drop? Sometimes we have to make difficult decisions about the people and causes that we associate ourselves with.
Want to do Business? Have a Thick Skin
People are going to criticize you regardless of your level of skill or success; it’s basically just a part of life. Try your best to rise above any criticisms (unless they’re constructive) and remember that people who “hate on” you are usually just jealous or unhappy with their own lives.
Happy hustling! Be sure to check out infographic about 3 entrepreneurship lessons from one of the founders of AirBnb available below.
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