If you live for what you believe, you’ll live a happier life.
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become happier.
Following and acting upon my entrepreneurial beliefs helps me live a better life.
I call this my entrepreneurial philosophy.
Your entrepreneurial philosophy is part of your inner soul. It’s what you believe as an entrepreneur. Your entrepreneurial philosophy shapes you into the entrepreneur you are today and guides you in your business life as you go forward.
My entrepreneurial philosophy has taken years to develop, it’s what I believe and determines my actions as an entrepreneur.
When making a business decision or thinking about next steps, I go to my entrepreneurial philosophy as a filtering system, almost like a checks and balance system.
I run business ideas and thoughts through the filter. When I stay true to my entrepreneurial philosophy I have a clearer path for the actions I need to take.
When I act and stay true to my entrepreneurial beliefs I feel happier as a person.
My entrepreneurial philosophy
- Have integrity in all my business dealings.
- Go direct to build new business supplier relationships.
- Create one-of-a-kind products and services.
- Be Authentic.
- Automate repeatable processes.
- Take risks.
- Don’t let fear stop me from taking action.
- Simplify first, then execute second.
- Always create value.
- Leverage my resources and assets.
- Share the covers.
Here is how to create or update your entrepreneurial philosophy right now.
- Take 15 minutes. Write down 5 truths that you personally believe as an entrepreneur. These beliefs are your core principals and make you who you are as an individual.
- Take an entrepreneurial idea you you’ve been thinking about recently or a business decision you need to make in the next few days and funnel it through your entrepreneurial philosophy list you just created.
The power is in writing it down and then running ideas and decisions through the list.
This exercise will help you live a happier life and you’ll become a much stronger entrepreneur.
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