• Gayleen Hodson

How To Get Into A Positive Business Mindset.

It is easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to thinking of all the different aspects it takes to run your own business. In fact, it can be very exhausting at times. The key to business success and growth is to have a positive mindset; I'll take you through some steps below on how to achieve this. 

1. Get organised. 

I have always been a very organised individual. I firmly believe when you put planning and preparation into place alongside organisation; you can erase that overwhelming feeling. It is very important to invest in a decent business planner. This is where I got mine. You could also use an app to keep track of your to-do list, here is the one I use.

There is something about planning and preparation that gears you up for a positive mind set. You know exactly what you should be doing and when, so you don’t ever have to feel lost

2. Set clear and concise goals.

If you have your goals planned out for your business, then you know exactly what you are to aim for. Ensure that these goals are realistic and break them down into bite size chunks. When you hit a target or a goal, you will be met with a euphoric feeling which will encourage your enthusiasm to spur on business growth.

Use your planner or a notebook to write down your business goals. When you have written them down, break them down further and write some deadlines down. When you have some clear goals, it will help you to feel motivated.

3. Join a networking group.

When I joined a local networking group, I had no idea the affect it would have on me as a business owner. Likeminded women who wanted to see my growth suddenly surrounded me. The benefits of networking goes further than just gaining potential leads, it allows you to mingle with people who can help you to achieve your goals and it also holds you accountable.

When you have company surrounding you that is also driven and enthusiastic about their business growth, it will rub off on you. This in turn will help you to naturally get into that positive business mindset.

4. Read or listen to mindset material.

Find some books, or online articles that are mindset based. You can also search for podcasts that help business owners get geared up for the workday ahead.

Music can also help motivate you. So if you are in need of a way to get motivated quickly, then start your day with media material or books, which can help. What you take in and digest, you can often expel out.

5. Read aloud some positive affirmations every day.

Write down some positive affirmations about your business. Then each and everyday read these aloud for a month. You could place them on the fridge, so you can read them whilst you boil your morning brew. Or you could stick them to the outside of the shower glass so that when you’re in the shower, you can be gearing yourself up.

Some ideas of positive affirmations are;

“I am going to grow a successful business”

“I am an expert in my field”

“I am worth what I charge”

“I am more than good enough for my clients”

I hope that this article has helped you to think about ways in which you can get yourself into a positive mindset for your business. If you get organised, set clear and concise goals, surround yourself with likeminded people and use your positive affirmations, you will see a huge difference in your motivation.

A positive mindset is so important for a business, as it gears you up for your working day and pushes you so that you see business growth and success.



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