In the spirit of Global Entrepreneurship Week, we invited Strategic Coach clients to share their secrets to success. The first in the series is written by Stefan Wissenbach, Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Engagement Multiplier, based in London and Chicago.
There’s no point in being an entrepreneur and doing it half-heartedly. If you don’t go at it full-bore, you get caught between two worlds with none of the advantages of either. In order to be successful, you need to shift your thinking and behaviors about who you are and what your intended future will look like.
I was in born in the United States, and I think that the American experiment is one of the most extraordinary things that’s happened in human history.
Do you keep doing the same old thing over and over, hoping this time it’ll turn out differently? There’s a quote for that! It’s been quoted many times — and has been attributed to both the prolific Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, among others: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.”
From the very beginning of my coaching career, I’ve been aware that getting trapped in their past is one of the biggest things holding entrepreneurs back in their lives. Yet it is the present that holds all the possibility, growth, excitement, and satisfaction of being an entrepreneur. Being present in the moment is an undeniable catalyst for success.
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