Most of us in business spend as much time and money as we can making ourselves look the best we can be. It’s a fact of life that we feel more confident when we look amazing. Whatever it take – a new wardrobe, hairstyle, designer bag and shoes – all to make us confident to take on the next challenge, because we know first impressions are paramount.
But what happens after the first impression is the key to success. It’s what’s inside that propels us on, especially after rejection, disappointment or failure. When the new clothes get old, the hairstyle goes limp and the stilettos are scuffed where do we go from there?
That is where many solopreneurs are now, searching for the stamina inside them to wake up each day and press on. Many are asking themselves how to sustain their business, how to push themselves out the door to network and make contacts, how to deal with difficult people and not get crushed in the process.
Need Some Quick Motivation or Some Rock Solid Help?
There are motivational coaches popping up everywhere – a person who encourages others to take the bull-by-the-horns and make it happen. Motivation works for a little while, but let’s face it, most of it is surface stuff and doesn’t bring about honest-to-goodness change.
There are tools to help solopreneurs know their strengths and weaknesses, to capitalize on those strengths and help them adapt to lessen the weaknesses. There are tools that help solopreneurs know their skills and how to use them most effectively. There are tools to help solopreneurs deal with difficult clients while reducing stress.
The first step is realizing there is help. The second step is asking for it. Take the first step here and find out what is on the inside that can make you successful.