12 Things Learned In My First 5 Years Of Business

𝟭. 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗯𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗹𝘆𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝘀. 𝗜𝗳 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗴𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱, 𝗴𝗼 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝘁.

𝟮. 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻’𝘁 𝗱𝗼 𝗶𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗲!

𝟯. 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝘂𝗽 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘀𝗶𝗺𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗿 𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀.

𝟰. 𝗔𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗳 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂’𝗹𝗹 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲.

𝟱. 𝗕𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗳𝗶𝘀𝗵 — 𝗕𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆

𝟲. 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝗳𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝘀𝗸 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽.

𝟳. 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗴𝘂𝘁.

𝟴. E𝗺𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘂𝗿𝗲. 𝗜𝘁’𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲𝘀’ 𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗻.

𝟵. 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝘁 𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝘆.

𝟭𝟬. 𝗟𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗮 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗻. 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘆.

𝟭𝟭. 𝗟𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗶𝘀𝗻’𝘁 𝗮 𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗲. E𝗻𝗷𝗼𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗷𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘆.

𝟭𝟮. 𝗧𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗠ore 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲, 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗴𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗔𝗡𝗧 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Keir Spoon

Keir Spoon

Mentor | Speaker| Writer — I write and obsess about all things human performance, health and entrepreneurship http://www.yourgeniusacademy.co.uk/beyondburnout