Working 8 Hours or Getting Your Work Done?

– Hire employees for their unique abilities and cultivate that uniqueness
– Focus on work efficiency, not work hours
– By giving your employees flexibility and freedom you will increase their productivity and efficiency
– Hire the type of employees that would thrive in a flexible work environment
– Be a mentor first and help your employees grow

In Retrospect, Everything Happens For a Reason

– Aim for work-life integration, not work-life balance
– View your life in it’s seven parts; make sure you aren’t neglecting any one part
– Positive daily actions in your life will become a habit and will lead to success
– Learn something new everyday
– The smallest positive change in your life can set you up for a lot of success down the road

The Peak: Before the Dip

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– Your emotions will wax and wane; don’t worry, this means you’re human
– Let your emotions drive you, but don’t let them control you
– Try to remain even keel; don’t get too high and don’t get too low
– Every aspiring entrepreneur will face the dip at some point in their journey, you are not alone
– Use the peak as an opportunity to see your potential pitfalls and overcome them

Fear vs Pivot

– understand fear vs pivot
– Sell by being a servant to your customers
– Don’t be afraid to pivot, but don’t let fear be the cause of your pivot
– Our path to entrepreneurship will be a hard fought battle. Persevere!
– In our desire to become entrepreneurs, we shouldn’t lose sight of why we aspire to become one