Reminisce is to be part of something great before thinking out loud; memoir, ideas, duties or responsibilities. These are experiences that to come up with are inevitable during an age of enormous advancement in which anything can be replaced with one click straight away.
Ancient Greek Socrates believed that knowledge was innate. Descartes declared cogito ergu sum which means ‘’I think therefore I am’’.
What if I tell you that something you have never thought of, an experience that you haven't yet turned into a routine can lead you to great enlightenment and change?
Many entrepreneurs started with small steps to great ideas, and these practices have helped them level up. Some wake up at six in the morning and meditate, while others start their day by checking their email-box at four in the morning.
Successful entrepreneurs who have million dollar fortunes have made a habit of waking up early in the morning and doing various rituals. These behaviors, which can be seen as the secret of success, motivate entrepreneurs who want to head start the day well.
Jerrof Blandino, owner of Too Faced, a beauty brand, starts the day with meditation. The entrepreneur states that meditation makes him feel more vigorous during the day and gives him more energy.
Founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey wakes up at 6 a.m., meditates, and then runs at least 10 km.
Author Paulo Coelho says; ‘’...when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.’’ in his well-known novel The Alchemist.
Have you ever wondered why some people are more successful than others?
Success and achieving the purpose we strive for is everyone's dream... However, what we call successful is like a path that cannot be reached by many people.
Popularity of entrepreneurship creates an escalation process for average people to discover a breakthrough that goes beyond our predecessors, and what helps to see that entrepreneurs at a very young age are establishing and inventing successful business.
Especially people who acquire some habits at an early age are more advantageous than others.
Habits are a crucial part of our lives. How we feel, what we think, how we act, and what we achieve is all about our daily routines. Those who practice these habits regularly are one step closer to success.
1. Getting Up Early
It takes serious concentration and effort to be successful in entrepreneurship.
Waking up early in the morning will visibly increase this concentration, as we deal with more than one task during the day. It is imperative that you wake up early to achieve not only your initiative purpose, but also your personal goals.
2. Good Start to the Day
The early morning hours are seen as the most important part of the day.
It is vitally important to prepare yourself for the day during these times when you are mentally empty.
So start your day with activities that make you feel good. Jogging, drinking coffee or listening to music… The choice is entirely up to you.
3. Setting a Goal
Essence of outreaching to your great ideas is to give extra care to your small tasks for the day. That's why you should set a goal for yourself every day. When you achieve your small goals, you can reach your original goal more easily. The first thing you should do when you wake up in the morning may be to plan what you will do during the day.
Successful entrepreneurs often have sources of inspiration. Anything that leads you to new ideas can be your aha moment; An article, video or a book. As soon as you find your source of motivation, you realize that you have accomplished more successful work. Never stop chasing your dreams. Everything in nature can be your brilliant idea.
5. Asking Questions
Most people leave the habit of asking questions in their childhood. As we get older, the number of questions we ask ourselves or others throughout the day decreases. There are many people around us who are afraid to ask questions. Fighting the fear of being ridiculed, we must have the courage to ask anyone any question in our mind.
6. Building a Communication Network
In the entrepreneurship world, it is sometimes more important to know who you know than what you do or what you have. That's why networking is so important. Try to meet new people every day. Attend conferences, meetings, training to expand your circle. Help people without expecting anything in return. Someone you never expected can open a wonderful door for you.
7. Being able to say “No”
Warren Buffett says: “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”
If you have received an offer that you think will be an extra burden on yourself, you should be able to say "no". You should keep everything/everyone away from your close proximity when necessary.
8. Asking for Help
Noone is perfect. That's why all entrepreneurs are on the verge of failure. It should be admitted that way. This is the law of the business world and nature. That being the case, there is always someone who can help you. Do not hesitate to ask for help. Because one day you can help someone.
9. Find a Hobby
Try to take different pursuits that you love and repeat them regularly. Simple habits such as cycling, exercising, painting, going for a walk on the beach relax your soul.
If you do not have such endeavors, even the work you love may start to feel boring after a while. Everyone needs time for themselves. Success in entrepreneurship is not only achieved through hard work.
10. Being Positive
It is very easy to focus on negativity in business and daily life. We worry when our expectations are not met. In such situations, you cannot imagine how much positive being will contribute to our success. Negative thoughts always lead to negative consequences. If you focus your mind on negative consequences, your work is likely to result negatively. Whatever happens, don't stop being positive.
What you need is discipline and determination to tuck these actions into your life. Be consistent with your routine, and see the impact of how small beginnings led you to your dreams.