Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Master the Secrets of Success

Master the Secret of Success

When you operate a home business, there are some keys to creating success. Success just doesn’t happen. You don’t’ just find it, you don’t luck into it, and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight. Success is created and as a home business owner, you must define what success is to you.

So, what are the Secrets to Success?

1. The first one is being Consistent. Your actions have to remain consistent. You have to be willing to do what most won’t. Make a plan and then work your plan. And celebrate your results. I like to put a plan of action in place for 90 days. And at the end of 90 days, look at your results. What worked and what didn’t and then revise your plan from there.


2. The second one is being Persistent. Commit to your action plan and follow through with it no matter what. Keep your focus and don’t let anyone or anything get between you and your action steps. Yes, life will get in the way. There will be obstacles and challenges. But a set back is the first step to a comeback. If you get off track, get right back on and keep those blinders on.


3. Perform the RIGHT Actions. What I mean by this is checking email all day isn’t exactly productive. You must be completing action steps that are going to move you to your goal. Yes, email needs to be checked and answered, but make sure more time is spent on actions that will get you results. How many customer contacts are you going to make? How many new prospects are you going to call this week? How many follow up phone calls need to be made? How much time are you going to spend networking online this week? These are action steps that will help you design your business and move you closer to your goals.

I use this statement a great deal and I think it really sums it up.

“If you continue to do what you have always done, you will continue to get what you have always gotten.”

BELIEVE Success!


Lisa Willard

2 comments:

jaredwanzerphotography said...

'a set back is the first step to a comeback'

i love that

Christopher said...

Lisa,

These are good fundamental points, and they apply to the things that you prioritize in your life. Thanks for your contribution.

Christopher Beck
"Maximize Your Life"