1. Does not appear.
"Not showing up is the main reason why most people fail, and it's a very common and easy mistake.
Turning up again and again requires faith and persistence, but also creates discipline. You will never conquer what you are not moving on. If you do not make any movements, you will stagnate, unmotivated and eventually spiral down. "
–Grant Cardone, Founder of Cardone Capitala $ 750 million real estate empire. Follow Grant on Facebook. Instagram, and Youtube,
"It's tempting to be lazy. But if you want to get great results, you have to get to work.
I was raised by parents who told me that I can do what I want and who I want to be as long as I work hard for it. If anything, I'm probably working also hard – but that's exactly what it takes. "
Michael Ovitz, co-founder and former chairman of CAA; former president of the Walt Disney Company; Investor and philanthropist. Follow Michael up Twitter and Instagram,
3. Have a negative attitude.
"When I hire someone for my business or partner with an entrepreneur at & # 39; Shark Tank & # 39; I look for one thing: a positive attitude.
I used to think I could change someone with a bad attitude, but since then I've learned to fire them. It only takes one negative person in a group of 10 happy people to bring the whole team down. But to someone who says, "We can do it.", Nothing stands in the way.
Even in difficult times, you have to be able to recover and maintain a positive attitude – no matter what. "
–Barbara Corcoran, Founder of Corcoran Group; Podcast moderator from "Unusual business"; "Shark Tank" Investor.
4. Wait too long to make a decision.
"If you can apply the 40/70 rule, you'll be successful whatever you do. Years ago I learned a valuable principle from General Colin Powell: you only need 40% to 70% of the information to get one create decision.
If you need absolute security, you're missing out on opportunities. How can you make a call while potential data is left on the table? Trust your belly, pull the trigger and continue.
Effective leadership is a mix of knowledge and experience. Often, your ability to make decisions in the absence of information can be your highest value proposition. "
–Shaun Rawls, Founder and CEO of Rawls Consulting; Kellerls' Rawls Group built over $ 4 billion in annual sales; Author of the upcoming book "F & # 39; -IT-LESS." Connect with Shaun Facebook and Twitter,
5. Don't smile.
"The power of smiling is underestimated. A warm, real smile instantly creates trust, which is the cornerstone of every business transaction. It not only gives your expression positive energy, it also makes you appear responsive.
People want to do business with them how, connect with and feel comfortable nearby. Don't fake it either; The more authentic you are, the more you will make an impact.
Studies have also shown that smiling makes you happier, healthier, and more creative. The best? It's free."
—Holly Parker, founder and CEO of The Holly Parker team at Douglas Elliman; Award-winning broker with sales of over $ 8 billion. Connect with Holly LinkedIn and Instagram,
6. Concentrate on too many things at the same time.
"Choose one thing that you are passionate about and do better than everyone else. Too many people have 1,000 brilliant ideas and never start one of them. Instead, they are committed to everyone else's business."
For example, if you're not a lawyer, don't pretend to be one. Stay on track and delegate to experienced professionals. Sign contracts and start your business properly. If it's worth it, it's worth it right.
I once left a company because the founder was more in love with his next idea than with the success of the company. And while dreaming of new inventions, he felt a lack of resources and attention. As a result, we have lost many opportunities to break through. "
–James DailyFounding partner of Daily Law Group, which helps well-known customers with trustee abuse lawsuits. Connect with James LinkedIn,
7. Don't schedule important reminders on your calendar.
"As an entrepreneur, I follow one rule: I plan and organize every single person I commit to. It may sound like a no-brainer, but most people don't.
If you get into the rhythm of assigning tasks and calendar appointments, you will never have trouble remembering all the things you forgot at 3 a.m. "
– Tennis Najjar, co-founder of AccountingDepartment.com, a virtual bookkeeping service for small businesses. Connect with Dennis LinkedIn,
8. Blindly imitate the most successful people.
"If there are many possible solutions to a problem, it's easy to choose one that worked for someone else. But here's the truth: it doesn't matter if it worked for someone else. The key is whether it works for It works. "
The best leaders don't blindly imitate the most successful people around them. They know that wearing a black turtleneck everyday won't turn them into Steve Jobs. Instead, they look at the components of success and apply them to their own circumstances. "
– Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Center code, a customer validation solutions provider that helps hundreds of companies and high-growth technology companies bring dynamic and attractive products to market. Connect with Luke LinkedIn
9. Try to control everything.
"If you want to achieve your goals, let go of the general belief that you have everything under control.
Sometimes you just have to accept the reality of a situation, be determined and put your time where you can really make a difference. This is the key to success both in your work and in your private life. "
—Alon Rajic, CEO of Check the main guarantees, the world's most comprehensive website for checking guarantee companies.
10. Don't jump into the unknown.
"Our office motto is:" You either jump in free fall or you don't. "To build a company, a personal brand or a career, you have to have an all-in mentality. Leave your comfort zone and don't be afraid to compete against an opponent above your weight class.
For example, apply for the leadership position you really want, even if it requires decades of experience and seemingly unattainable qualifications. What's the worst thing that can happen? You could get the job and find that you are over your head. But that doesn't mean you can't dive in and learn.
In six months you could grow in a way that you would not otherwise have. Even if you don't get the job, you can still say that you took the plunge – and that makes you better than all the other people who stayed in their cabins because they were too afraid to fail. "
– James Sixsmith, founder and CEO of business context; Co-founder of SpeedUpTrader; former ice hockey professional. Connect with James Instagram and LinkedIn,
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