Our Habits derive what our lives will be. They are a vital framework to build our professional success and personal happiness simultaneously. The society we live in, tends us to get ourselves inspired by the habits of others, especially celebrities, prominent political figures and obviously, entrepreneurs.
I usually discuss these founders’ routines with my team and try to emulate them on ourselves. So have a look at some interesting habits of the famous entrepreneurs that will surely provide you with an initial guide onto how you can setup your own successful routines.
1. Keep Your Energy for High-Impact Decisions
If you want to maximize on your efforts, leave your energy for creative and high-impact decisions. Try minimizing low-impact decision making for latter part of the day. Mark Zuckerberg focuses his energy on important decisions. He has eliminate the need to make minor decisions that we all have to make every day i.e. “what do I wear today?” Steve Jobs used to do the same and wore same jeans and a black turtleneck every day.
2. Never Accept No For Answer
Have that confidence and visualize yourself as on the brink of success. But you can’t do that if there are naysayers all around you.
Elon Musk the founder of Tesla Motors, PayPal and many other innovations is known for never taking a no for an answer, as he believes that there is nothing that is not achievable. Surrounded by his crazy gadget world, Musk forwards momentum and creates a vision towards a single goal at a time.
3. Stay One Step Ahead
This lady entrepreneur Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, has very standards when it comes to results. She expects near-perfect and strives to achieve that. Though some may find her dedication and tenacity as daunting and intimidating, but she certainly has built her career by committing only to high quality results.
4. Be Visible
Most entrepreneurs usually don’t follow the 9 to 5 mold as they believe in working whenever and wherever they like. They understand the significance of new environments and experiences that are vital to creative insights.
Sir. Richard Branson of Virgin Airlines know how to be a real entrepreneur. He doesn’t only stay highly visible to his company, but he makes himself available to customers. He constantly chats with customers to get their feedback and is also meeting new people and visiting new place to find new ideas.
5. Customers first
Innovative startups know the importance of every customer that comes in. But this doesn’t mean focusing on profits. One such example is the Twitter founders Evan Williams, Biz Stone and jack Dorsey who were more concerned with improving the usability of their website than with the profits. As a result, they were able to build a communication engine that has changed the world.
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