Have you ever met somebody who is really good at their job and blissfully content to keep doing that job? Have you wondered how it could be that they are not ambitious and don't want to move up the ladder? I would dare to say that it's a great thing to have resources who are content holding the plug in the wall.
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How does helping others get better help you? What is its relevance in a dog-eat-dog world? These are some of the questions that I have been pondering over.
Your beliefs are critical since they are the keys that unlock the winning or losing door, no matter what challenges you face. Since your beliefs rule your life, it is scary to realise that so many beliefs, particularly those about our abilities, have been formulated and reinforced by others.
I often meet wannabe entrepreneurs who want to quit their jobs and do something cool. They believe that entrepreneurship provides a romantic path to freedom, an escape from the monotony of being a worker bee. There might be some truth to these visions, but the purpose of this article is to share some perspective - based on my own experiences - on what not to do when you are starting up and how not to get carried away. Here are five common fallacies that could spell trouble for your business.