In life, anything that doesn’t move or grow, eventually dies. It’s the same thing when you’re in business. You have to have a “GROWTH” mindset. You have to see every day as an opportunity to challenge yourself, make a change, and improve. If you’re honest with yourself and execute discipline and dedication to growing, whether your business or personal life, you will see results.
Everything starts out with a a goal, a plan, and the EXECUTION of little steps every day. That’s really the formula to having a Growth mindset. It’s not hard to understand, but difficult to implement. The key is CONSISTENCY. And this is where most people drop off. The growth mindset is really a state of mind or way of thinking. At SITENETIC, we are always trying to find new ways to offer value to our clients. We try to speak to each client, once a month, to share ideas, collaborate, and see how we can help them grow their business.
ENGAGE! This is the actionable item of this type of thinking. Human beings are all about engagement. Most people enjoy talking and spending time with others. This creates energy, synergy, and gives birth to new ideas. The Growth Mindset is a living, breathing, ,moving state. Find the people who can challenge you, who are brutally honest, and will push you to create a better version of your business and you.
Also, don’t try to re-invent the wheel. Growth is not always trying to find that new cool idea. Look around and find someone who has clearly achieved the type of success you want to achieve. These are called TRAIL BLAZERS and they always leave a path for you to follow. Most important, they want you to be the next them and most are willing to help you.
Creating a Growth mindset is a journey, same as your business. Remember, you have chosen to do what few people dare to do, create something out of nothing. And that’s an amazing thing. It’s not easy, but most things that are worth doing never are. And that’s why you will SUCCEED!
Edgar is the founder and CEO of Sitenetic. He has a passion for business and technology. In his spare time he volunteers teaching software development to inner city youth.