The Powe of Focus by Mark Victor Hansen, Les Hewitt, and Jack Canfield
Developing successful habits will help you achieve your goals:
You shower, brush your teeth and get dressed every day when you get up. These small details have been embedded in your daily routine. Doing these things every day makes them habits.
A habit is a pattern of behavior that has been established and is repeated regularly. Your behaviors determine the quality of your life. You will become a productive person if you develop productive habits.
Keep a close eye on your habits. Determine which habits are beneficial and helpful and which are not. If you want to be lucky and successful, develop successful habits and look for inspiration from others by studying their work ethics. You will know how to develop positive habits to improve your life by doing this.
You will achieve success if you concentrate on your talents and abilities:
Getting bogged down in micromanagement isn’t exactly a conducive way to a thriving business. Focusing on doing what you’re good at is what builds a successful business.
People who spend more time thinking about their shortcomings than their strengths and accomplishments are more likely to develop slightly greater weaknesses. Regrettably, this often means that individuals are never aware of their true abilities.
The 4 Ds determine what work should be done first and what can be deferred, so if you’re dealing with difficulty sorting out your top priorities: dump it, delegate it, defer it, or do it now.
Dump it if it isn’t essential, or there aren’t any obvious benefits.
Perhaps someone else, such as an accountant or a graphic designer, is better suited for the job. Delegate it if this is the case.
Defer it is urgent.
Finally, if it’s necessary, do it right now.
You need to be a problem solver to keep going:
When anything goes wrong, it’s tough to think clearly. When difficulties arise, it is impossible to solve them quickly. People frequently deal with these situations by finding quick fixes to get rid of the problem.
When it comes to overcoming setbacks, it’s all about getting started on a process that will help you get through this difficult time.
When you’re faced with a problem, try this way of problem-solving:
Identify the problem, write it down, and describe it.
Secondly, to define your missions, make a list of how things should go right.
Set a strategy for the tasks you and your team members should complete to remedy the problem.
Maintaining solid personal relationships is critical to attaining future success:
Assume you have a successful business with strong revenues and a healthy profit margin. You are approached by a small business owner who requests your assistance. You joyfully offer your help and gladly share your knowledge by assisting her with your innovative ideas. Her company eventually grows and becomes prosperous. She will donate 10% of her profit to your company as a thank you for your assistance. What began as straightforward cooperation turned into a win-win situation for you and the entrepreneur.
All interactions, whether they are personal or professional, should benefit both sides, but this isn’t always the case. Nonetheless, you and the entrepreneur you assisted created a phenomenon known as an upward spiral.
So, how do you make sure that your client relationships look like this? Consider using the Double Spiral Task if you’re unsure where to begin.
Begin by writing about a relationship that didn’t continue long with an old business partner and figure out why.
Then write about a relationship that lasted a long period and concentrate on the aspect that made it last.
Finally, prioritize your clients by determining who is most likely to choose your company and partner for success. You may want to start a new long-term spiral with a new client. However, you may not need to have a dedicated client base.
Missed opportunities can be costly, so don’t hesitate to ask some questions:
To improve your business, ask the correct questions. Marketing expert at Notre Dame University Hebrew True research states that 94 percent of salespeople give up after only four calls.
So, what kinds of questions should you be asking?
Before pitching your product to your client, ask a few questions to gather information to aid future sales.
If a client declines your offer, they may know someone who would be interested. So give it a shot and see if you can get the client’s business.
Finally, if you still have solid relationships with your clients, you might ask for referrals. Ask about their contact information, and they will gladly assist you.
Eliminate procrastination to become a more productive person:
Let’s imagine you have a five-week deadline for a paper. Instead of finishing it in two weeks, you put it off until the last week.
This is typical procrastination; you don’t want to deal with the real world, so you put it off until later. The good news is that procrastination can and should be reversed.
You can overcome procrastination by making proactive decisions and getting things done. Imagine how relieved you’ll be once you’ve completed your responsibilities is an easy way to do that.
Having a sense of purpose is what makes it all worth the drama:
Finally, what makes you happy and fulfilled will be determined by your attention – and to focus on the right things, you must first know your life purpose. Everyone’s purpose is different, but in general, it should connect with inherent talents that will encourage and motivate you to do whatever it takes to solve problems and move forward.
You can make all the money in the world, but if what you’re doing doesn’t inspire you to keep going, it’s time to ask some tough and real questions. Make a purpose statement to elaborate on your goal. This is similar to a company’s mission statement, “to show children the wonders of science,” or “to utilize my talents to assist people in reaching their own goals,” can be your purpose statement.
Do you put your best skills to good use regularly? Most people stick to their dull jobs to be safe. A lot are not willing to take the risk. This is understandable, but you should be more afraid of never seeking your potential.
Directing your efforts in the right direction to achieve your full potential in business and life is the key to happiness and fulfillment. You may secure long-term success by focusing on your natural talents and changing your negative habits into effective ones. Finally, eliminating procrastination and living up to your potential will allow you to integrate your work with your life purpose and achieve success and fulfillment sooner rather than later or never.
Is an entrepreneur, corporate trainer, and motivational speaker. He is the author of the little series, Chicken Soup for the Soul which has 500 million copies in 40 different languages.
Mark Victor Hansen
Is a motivational speaker and an author, he is also a co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Is the author of the power of faithful focus, he is the founder of The Power of Focus Leadership training program, Which had millions of members around the globe.