I recently interviewed Dan Sullivan, president and founder of Strategic Coach®, about what his life was like growing up. Today, Dan’s a successful entrepreneur and leading business coach. But in 1950, he was a first-grader who didn’t really enjoy school.
My father was a hard-working, admirable, honorable man, but he was a distant man, not very easy to talk to or get close to. It was most likely a reflection of his upbringing as one of nine children in a family that was fairly remote and impersonal.
I’m always surprised by how many people are unaware of their natural strengths and talents. We take for granted those things that come easily and naturally to us and assume others can do what we do.
If your company is doing well enough, is that good enough for you?
Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial companies grow by taking risks, so confidence is an important foundation for entrepreneurial success. Protecting and cultivating your confidence is your number one responsibility as an entrepreneur because confidence is the ability that activates all other abilities.
If you’re a business owner, the term “Self-Managing Company” is likely very appealing to you. But what does it mean exactly?