Here’s How to Get Excited Again When You’re Bored With Your Business

Remember when your business was a tall challenge? You can recreate that. October 16, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Every now and then, entrepreneurs feel a little stuck and uninspired about their businesses. What they once approached with passion and excitement now evokes nothing stronger than a pronounced “Meh.” If that’s the case, then it’s time to stoke the fires. You’re not ready to give up on your business yet, so it’s time to do something about this detachment and fall in love with your company again. To bring back the passion, you need to identify the cause first then implement the right solution. Here are a few reasons that might be behind your lack of enthusiasm, and what to do about them: You simply forgot why you started your business in the first place. Once upon a time, you had a strong motivating […]

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3 Tasks That Will Help You Dream Big and Achieve Success

The only way to achieve monumental success is to dream big. These three activities will help you fulfill those dreams. September 11, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Manny Khoshbin’s book Driven: The Never-Give-Up Roadmap to Massive Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound If you’re going to dream, and we all do, why not dream big? After all, if your dreams are very ordinary, your life will be very ordinary. So picture yourself in the home of your dreams, driving the car of your dreams, visiting other parts of the world, working at something you enjoy, having great success, or enjoying time with your family. Whatever it is you want in your life, dream big and set goals to make those dreams come true. The trick is to find something you’re […]

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4 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work and in Life

We all face challenges sometimes. Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with tough times. September 6, 2018 5 min read This story originally appeared on Ellevate We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re caught off-guard. Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with such challenges. We have amazing mental capacities for reasoning and emotion. When we engage both these parts of our brain, we’re driven to take action toward the best decision. Related: Happiness Hacks to Reinvigorate Your Workday Sadly, though, this isn’t what always happens. Instead of getting past the challenges, we get stuck. Everything begins to take on an air of negativity and hopelessness. Our jobs feel draining and our bosses appear unfair. Our partners seem unreasonable, and we wish we could swap our kids for our friend’s perfect children. […]

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Why Self Love Is an Essential Part of Achieving Your Goals

Keeping negative thoughts at bay is one reward of loving yourself. August 21, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you don’t practice self love, you may invite doubt into your mind and stand in your way when taking new chances. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield offers some tips to pull yourself out of a self-doubting, negative mindset to help you embrace who you truly are. Practicing gratitude is the first step. One way to do this is to keep a journal to remind yourself what to be grateful for. Celebrate your successes. To do this, you can write down a list of your accomplishments — big or small — that you’ve conquered so far.  You may also want to try practicing daily positive affirmations. By developing a positive mindset and vocalizing what you’re best at right now, you’ll be able to move closer to […]

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3 Ways to Stay Motivated in Any Situation

Maintain your motivation and productivity, even when you’re not feeling your best. August 20, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We’ve all had days where nothing seems to get done, no matter how good our intentions are. Those days that seem to stretch on forever, wondering how such a long day could still leave you feeling so unfulfilled. The cause of our sudden slumps may be related to stress at work, difficulties in our personal lives, illness or injury, financial issues, or even just a lot of small mistakes or mishaps that have added up to a lasting feeling of demotivation that only becomes harder and harder to shake.  Watch this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy to find out how you can stay motivated in any situation. Click the play to learn more. Related: 4 Essential Steps to Achieving Financial Success Entrepreneur Network is […]

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The Key to Confronting Rejection Without Breaking Your Resolve

Receiving a ‘no’ isn’t the end of the road for chasing your dreams. June 5, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you have ever gone after something you want, then you have probably faced rejection in your life. At such times, it’s important to stay resilient and keep an open mind. Don’t let your perspective on rejection reflect your willingness to chase your dreams. As Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield puts it, how you treat rejection will reflect how your ultimate goal will pan out. If you think of a “no” as the end of the road, it might just well be. The fact of the matter is, you will be rejected many times in life — but that doesn’t mean you are following the wrong track or your goals are not worthwhile.  Canfield thinks of rejection as delayed results or as the universe testing your resolve. […]

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How to Stay Positive After Experiencing Tragedy

Be patient and know that things will get better. May 29, 2018 2 min read In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield speaks to maintaining a positive, forward-focused mindet no matter what the world throws at you. He stresses the importance of remembering that people are naturally resillient and strong. When people pull together and support each other, they can achieve beautiful things. Remember that you are not alone. The best place to heal is within the support network of others.  Canfield also underlines that in times of tragedy, you are not powerless. More so, it is important to remember that you can make a difference by registering how to make change and make sure one bad event never happens again.  Similarly, if you are experiencing emotions that are overwhelming you — practice patience. You can remind yourself that many of these things will pass, and these emotions you are feeling will not last […]

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6 Tips You Can Use to Stay Motivated When You’re Working in Sales

May 21, 2018 2 min read Working in sales can be a grind. Every “no” you hear might get you closer to the next “yes,” but it still doesn’t change the fact that you’re going to hear the word “no” on a regular basis. So, it’s important you have the motivation you need to push through and earn people’s trust. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down six tips you can use to stay motivated when working in sales. These tips aren’t revolutionary or profound — in fact, they’re quite basic and easy to follow. But, remembering the basics can provide a great foundation, and they can help you achieve more. Click the video to hear more tips from Tracy. Related: Easy Ways to Fight Stress and Stay Motivated on a Daily Basis Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We […]

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Try This Trick to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Remain answerable to your goals by sharing them with others. May 15, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Do you have particular goals you want to achieve? Sharing these particular goals can be an effective succcess principle. When you have goals you want to achieve, speaking these missions out loud can increase the likelihood of ultimately reaching them.  In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield describes some of the benefits of sharing your goals with others. By sharing your goals out loud, you can create accountability among yourself and your peers. Your motivation just may increase by voicing your missions to an audience.  When choosing people to share your goal, consider family members, friends with similar goals and trusted work colleagues.  If you feel hesitance around speaking out about your goals, Canfield explains this a normal reaction. Sometimes, people hold back because they are embarassed […]

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How Sam Priestley, the “Lazy Entrepreneur,” Climbed the Staircase of Success

Sam Priestley’s passive income journey started because he wanted to be his own boss. Inspired by Pat’s strategies, he’s built multiple businesses and is his own CEO. Here’s his story, along with his four steps to financial freedom. Pat Flynn May 7, 2018 Welcome to our second SPI community member feature! On our SPI Facebook Group, we have over 40,000 amazing entrepreneurs across all stages of business, and I wanted to start highlighting some of the amazing work the community members are doing with their businesses here on the blog. Brendan Hufford, our Facebook Community manager, wrote this post to highlight Sam Priestley, who is a lifestyle entrepreneur who lives in London. You can also check out Brendan and his work at Photo MBA. And if you haven’t done so already, click here to join the Facebook Group and be a part of the community! London entrepreneur Sam Priestley remembers […]

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8 Game-Changing Strategies to Become More Influential at Work

Whether you are at the top of the corporate ladder or just want to be heard in a meeting, influencing skills are vital for anyone to be successful. February 22, 2018 5 min read A Note From The Editor Think your company has what it takes to make our Top Company Cultures list? Apply now. Apply now » This story originally appeared on Ellevate Whether you are at the top of the corporate ladder or just want to be heard in a meeting, influencing skills are vital for anyone to be successful. Moreover, those skills are vital for a leader, whose job it is to move people forward. Related: 7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence What is influence? At work, it is the capacity or power someone has to be a persuasive or compelling force to produce effects on the actions, behavior or opinions of others. Or, put […]

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3 Big Reasons Why The Goals We Set Don’t Stick

Why is it that we set goals that fail? Why do we allow our dreams to fizzle out? Could the problem be with the way we are approaching our goals from the get-go? 2018 is here and you have things to do, right? You have dreams to achieve, goals to set and things to accomplish! But do you know what the difference is between a goal and a New Year’s resolution? Do you know the difference between “mountain top goals” and “foundational goals”? Do you know why your goals are so prone to fizzle out? THAT’S what I want to talk to you about today: how to set goals that will actually work because most of us think about goals in the WRONG way. In this episode, we are essentially talking about how you get your sh*t done! It’s the beginning of the year and everyone is talking about New […]

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