Some real talk about six figures and failure.

Lisa Eaton Ling
Jul 30, 2018 · 2 min read
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If you’ve followed me for any amount of time, you’ve heard me say that mindset is everything AND the foundation for our success in all areas of biz + life.

And a major part of the work I do with my clients is around cultivating a success mindset, EVEN when they hire me for sales strategy only.

But what does this all mean, and how does one cultivate (and maintain) a success mindset? What does that look like day-to-day? Especially when you’re new in biz or trying to up your game…or after a setback?

We jammed on the hows and the whats of this all last week in my community, and I shared both the thoughts AND the action steps myself and some of my most high-performing clients execute on everyday.

For example…

After starting two successful businesses and crossing the multiple six figure mark, what I know FOR SURE is that I’ve failed plenty of times…AND I will fail again. And again.

Except I just don’t see these moments as failures. I see them as times where I’m gathering more information. About myself, my clients, my business, or my industry.

This information helps me to learn, grow, pivot, and refine. What it DOESN’T do is define me, nor does it make me want to quit.

Do I have times where I question myself or want to throw in the towel? Of course. But I recognize these to be moments and temporary feeling states, not a real decision to make.

Plus, just as my clients and colleagues who are creating major success for themselves do, I’ve DECIDED things are going to work, so a failure is only and forever temporary.

Because when you’re ALL-IN on something…when you’ve decided your biz is going to work…and that you’re capable of making anything happen, there could never be a real failure, because you’re just going to keep on going.

A setback in only a failure if YOU decide it is. Otherwise, it’s just more information that’s steering you toward your eventual success.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this! Or, what’s your strategy for bouncing back after a setback? Comment and let me know!

And if you want to know more about how my clients and I are out there dealing with setbacks AND making more money along the way, head on over to my Facebook community, The Sales-Savvy and Successful Entrepreneur.

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