Why Does An Entrepreneur Quit & How Not To Be a Quitter

Now let’s talk about the reasons:

#1: Overwhelm

I believe the number one reason people quit is because they’re overwhelmed.

What causes overwhelm? One reason is that you’re performing, building a business, and the next thing you know, one of your competitors is beating you, and you feel overwhelmed. Then you notice that somebody opened a business, and even though they have less experience than you, they’re beating you. You feel overwhelmed. It could be you’re not performing at a level that you should be performing, and you’re overwhelmed. It could be that a mentor of yours is challenging and pushing you, and you feel overwhelmed. Perhaps you’re facing certain financial issues and feel overwhelmed.

#2: Lack of Results

#3: Problem Magnet

#4: Bad Decisions

#5: Procrastination

#6: Being a Loner

When You Hit the Wall

#7: Selective Hearing

The Sign across the Street

#8: Who’s In Your Ear?

The Most Important Appointment of the Day:

The most important appointment of an entrepreneur is the last appointment of the day. It’s the last person you talk to before you go to sleep. Whoever that person is — your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, brother, sister, wife, husband — whoever the last person that you talk to before you go to sleep, whatever they feed your ear, that’s what you’ll dream or have nightmares about.

So if before you go to sleep your spouse says, “Babe this is scary. I see you being so stressed. I see gray hair,” you’ll wake up with fear, and want to quit.

But if you go to sleep after the last appointment of the day that says, “Babe, I know it’s tough, but I believe in you. Honey, I don’t know what it is, but I just believe in you. Son, I believe in you. Brother, I believe in you. Sister, I believe in you. Girlfriend, I believe in you.

There are only two people in the world that need to believe in you: yourself, and one other person. If you have these two people, you can take over the world if you want to. So you have to make sure you talk to somebody that believes in you, and you need to make sure you believe in yourself. Not having that is one reason why people quit. And quitting is something that as an entrepreneur, you don’t want to do.

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