Entrepreneurs Have A One-Track Mind
Entrepreneurs are different than most people because they think differently since are running a business. This must be their first priority to keep the business thriving; they have other priorities too, but the business takes first place most often. As such, entrepreneurs tend to see everything in a different light than most because they are always relating to or thinking about their business.
In many ways, entrepreneurs have a one-track mind which is about running their business as efficiently and successfully as possible. On the other hand, entrepreneurs are often the most fluid and flexible people you’ll meet because their business has taught them to roll with the punches.
In this way, entrepreneurs can provide us with an understanding of what it means to be in the flow to expedite or expand what you prefer compared with being contrary to what you want. Specifically, we want to differentiate between the mindset of success that tells us when to be inflexible and have a one-track mind and when to be quite fluid, rolling with all the punches.
A Contrary Mindset
Entrepreneurs Say Yes
Have you ever seen the movie “Yes Man” with Jim Carrey? It is a great comedy in which Jim’s character is given the challenge to say yes to everything, no no’s allowed. As every request or invitation is met with a “yes”, his character’s life changes, allowing life to bring him greater gifts, experiences and a greater feeling about life than before. Similar to his character, entrepreneurs tend to realize that they have to flow with their business, meeting it’s many requests and needs with a positive attitude to go with the flow that will provide the greatest success possible.
A ‘yes man’ therefore is fluid when he or she needs to be, the way an entrepreneur is with their business. In order to make clients happy and maximize productivity and efficiency in their business, they take on an attitude of agreement and amiability. When a client says jump, they ask how high the clients need them to jump so to get the job done.
Of course, I’m not suggesting you become a doormat in order to hold a mindset of success. However, I am pointing out that entrepreneurs put the requirements to ensure success first, or as much as possible, in their businesses by avoiding a contrary position.
I’m suggesting that if you want to experience success or happiness in your business or life, you too need to take on this ‘going with the flow’ attitude. It is a key ingredient in a recipe for success because it requires the opposite attitude, thoughts and perceptions about what occurs in your day-to-day life or in your business than a contrary position, which is the position people most take.
Read Part Two Of This Blog Here.