I see “inspirational” quotes often about making mistakes. You know, on Twitter, Facebook, etc. There seems to be confusion about making mistakes and failing (repeating similar mistakes). Let’s talk about that.
Have you ever wanted something but, when told the amount of work it would take to achieve it, you decided you did not want it “that bad”?
Social media makes it very easy to meet people. Networking can be very valuable to entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, the term “friend” is overused and the meaning of “friends” has become diluted. For people who want a successful career, surrounding yourself with people with similar maturity and experience levels is crucial for success. The people who are serious about obtaining the quality of life they have goals for do this naturally. The people closest to them have similar goals and interests that bond them. Social media makes it easy to become friends with people who will distract your attention to almost guarantee you will not reach your goals. If you are a parent, it’s like your child hanging around the “wrong” group of kids….can you relate to that?
I often say, “mo money, mo problems” and people usually respond with, “problems I’d love to have”. I chuckle when they say this because it is clear they have absolutely no idea what they are talking about. It is also clear, if they had money and fame, they wouldn’t have it for long.
I had a conversation the other day on Twitter about it being okay to make mistakes. I honestly do not understand the logic in thinking it is okay to screw up.
Let’s talk about what makes a good business partner. And what doesn’t.
In the beginning… It is hard to believe but most people you encounter are not meant to stay…
Everyone has moments in their lives when they shine. They have their moment in the spotlight. How long someone spends in the spotlight is directly dependent on the decisions they make.