67% of Startups Fail in the First Year: How to Stay Humble & Focused?

Thrive, Not Survive: Mindset Tips for Startup Success

Muhammad Ahtisham
ILLUMINATION

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If you’re a small business owner just starting, you’re probably on a bit of a roller coaster ride.

There will be days when you feel like you’re on top of the world and days when you feel like you can’t catch a break.

But it’s important to remember that both the wins and the losses are temporary.

When you’re winning, it’s easy to get cocky and think you’re invincible.

But when you’re losing, it’s easy to get discouraged and think you’re a failure.

Neither of these things is true.

Here are a few tips to help you stay humble and focused on your goals, no matter what:

Remember where you came from?

Take some time to reflect on your journey so far.

Remember all the hard work you’ve put in and all the challenges you’ve overcome.

This will help you to stay grounded and appreciate your successes.

Don’t compare yourself to others.

Everyone is on a unique journey.

Comparing yourself to others will only lead to disappointment.

Instead, focus on your progress and celebrate your accomplishments.

Learn from your mistakes.

Everyone makes mistakes.

The important thing is to learn from them and move on.

Don’t beat yourself up over your failures.

Instead, use them as an opportunity to grow and improve.

Stay focused on your goals.

What do you want to achieve with your business?

Keep your goals in mind at all times, and let them guide your decisions.

When you’re just starting, it’s important to be patient and persistent.

Don’t expect to become an overnight success.

It takes time and effort to build a successful business.

Just keep working hard, learning from your mistakes, and staying focused on your goals.

And eventually, you will achieve your dreams.

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Muhammad Ahtisham
ILLUMINATION

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