4 Doses Of Entrepreneurial Inspiration That Will Keep You Climbing

Two focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. There are several keys to excelling in the business realm which will keep you ascending when others have fallen off. The following contributed post is entitled, 4 Doses Of Entrepreneurial Inspiration That Will Keep You Climbing.

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It can be hard to keep going when times get tough. When we hit the wall because we’ve been going for 2 years without a slither of profit, or everything appears like it’s collapsing around us, sometimes we need the inspiration to pick us back up. Here are some things that that you and the company can benefit from to help during those tough times.

Have People Who Share Your Passion

When you are around passionate people, this is always contagious and will make you remember the importance of why you are doing what you are doing. Inspiration, in this respect, is never far away. You could always look for blogs or online resources, but there’s more on television than ever before. The TV show Great Companies focuses on the success stories of businesses that started from nothing, so when we are feeling like it’s just gone on for too long seeing someone who was at the same point as we are, can make us realize that we’ve just got to go a little bit further because we may very well be so close to paydirt but don’t realize it. Passion can be the thing that doesn’t make it feel so arduous.

Utilize New Opportunities

If you are stuck in a rut, having the opportunity to start all over again is something we should all pay lip service to. Every day’s a new day, and you will never know what’s going to come up. New opportunities in the form of clients, customers, or just a better tax year than you had anticipated can be things that will help you to get new opportunities for your business or push yourself into new and exciting areas that will reap dividends further down the line.

Give Others Power

Empowering people is an amazing part of what entrepreneurs do. You can run a business with an iron fist or you can give employees autonomy to do what they think is best to achieve their goals. The fact is that it only takes one person to do something that sets off a chain of events that will do so much more for the business. When you start to give others power, it makes you realize how you can easily run a business wrong. So many entrepreneurs believe that they’ve got to have control over every aspect, but this doesn’t let employees thrive at all.

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

If you are looking for inspiration, you’ve got to go beyond your self-inflicted remit. Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to develop new businesses, work with others, or are trying to set up a side hustle, you have to get out of your comfort zone. This gives you the opportunity to encounter other different ways of life. Going traveling does a lot to broaden the mind, and it gives you a fresher perspective on running a business when you come home. This will always ensure that you can innovate, be creative, but also actually make your life worth living!

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.