Let me be clear about how I am using the term successful businessman.
I do not mean male entrepreneur nor am I referring to any particular kind of business.
As a matter of fact it would be more accurate to say I am speaking of any man or woman of business.
A professional that can be trusted to deliver what is promised to his customer and/or superiors.
What attitudes separate the people you want working at your side from everyone else?
A successful businessman stays true to himself!
If any business activity goes against your beliefs in any way you must have the integrity
to turn it down and walk away rather than being compromised by greed.
It must also be clear that a successful businessman is doing something that he loves doing.
Doing something for profit that you hate will never make you happy and seldom make you successful.
It is easy for a tedious task to be neglected or have less effort put into it than is necessary.
Often we see businessmen taking part in unethical business practices that are not consistent
with the person he is outside of his work life, justified with the statement 'it's just business'.
The fact that you do this means you have two separate personalities and that you cannot be trusted.
If you are every given the choice between loosing income and loosing someone's trust,
you must choose to loose income because trust is harder to come by.
A successful businessman understands reality
There are things that can be changed and things that cannot be.
It is a defining characteristic that success comes to those who know the difference.
It is not necessary that you like the reality, only that you under stand it and work accordingly.
You cannot change the minds or habits of others, only your own.
It is important to give people the space to make their own mistakes,
it is the best way to learn and though you may know better,
their life is not yours to live...... and you may be wrong.
In contrast it is important to understand that it is impossible to please everyone.
There will always be someone that will not support what you are doing.
Facing opposing forces is essentially guaranteed in the working world.
When you realize it is completely impossible to take any action that pleases everyone,
you are move forward with purpose without second guessing yourself or your actions.
Things that seem too good to be true usually are.
We are constantly looking for the best deal in all of our endeavors but we need to
remember that the perfection we are looking for doesn't exist.
If at any time you think you have found it, slow down and analyze it carefully.
Due diligence is a must in business and can save money better than any discount.
Research and analysis may be a tedious process but will drastically raise your
chances of success in every business venture you undertake.
It is so easy to take the word of others but you must be sure to verify.
A successful businessman is future thinking
Short term comfort must often be forsaken to achieve a long term reward.
This is true not only in business but in life.
Everyone that has accomplished anything of significance can tell you that
instant gratification was repeatedly forsaken on their journey.
In order to do that you must think of the future be engage is goal setting.
Every small action should be a part of a larger plan.
The big picture should determine all your actions toward achieving your larger goal.
All this must be done without forgetting that plans will not execute themselves,
you must be sure to eventually and consistently take action.
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My name is Brett Cruickshank and I want success in life.
I am willing to step out of my comfort zone to do it.
What about you?
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