Imagine if someone gave you a small insight that could make you an incredible sum of money—a tip to use when running your business that could cause others to view you as a hero and won’t cost you a cent. Sometimes it’s the small things that make a big difference.
One of the biggest struggles that most entrepreneurs face is getting clarity. They want to clearly see the end result before they build the foundation. If you are having difficulty making choices, you might be waiting too long for complete clarity to emerge.
Are you setting boundaries in your life? If you aren’t you should be. Boundaries and guardrails have played a big role in helping me get to where I am today. Being self-disciplined and staying focused on the big picture will keep you from straying down a path that could quickly derail your success. Delaying gratification now will set you up to reap greater rewards in the future.
Have you ever heard the story of Buridan’s A**? The short version is that a donkey who was both hungry and thirsty was placed between a bale of hay and a bucket of water. Being equally hungry and thirsty, and being equidistant from the hay and the water, the donkey couldn’t make a rational choice of which form of sustenance to select. The donkey dies of both hunger and thirst because he couldn’t choose whether to eat the food or drink the water first.