Entrepreneurship can be very fulfilling, yet on the other hand, a painful journey, especially if you’re not ready. According to Brazilian-based businessman, Jose Hawilla, you need to build the mental tools necessary to not only survive, but thrive in this environment.
Hawilla says entrepreneurs who are emotionally invested in the journey have a higher success factor. Here are three tips to help budding entrepreneurs make better progress;
- Believe in yourself
Success in life is not easy, nor is it guaranteed, but for anyone else to believe in you, you must believe in yourself. There are only two things that actually keep you from doing anything to succeed: self-doubt and fear. These are only protective mechanisms that hold you back, but you cannot use your doubts and fears as an excuse. Only when you truly believe in yourself 100% will you be able to escape these paradigms and realize your full potential.
Every entrepreneur will go through difficult times but only a few of them manage to hang on. Great entrepreneurs do everything to avoid failure, but if they do, it motivates them to overcome and try, try again. They see these failures as opportunities to improve. Their determination drives them to follow the course they have set and to make every effort to succeed, regardless of the challenges they will face.
This is certainly the element that brings together the most successful entrepreneurs: passion. They love their business and what they do, and this is certainly the decisive point in their success.
Jose Hawilla reminds enthusiatic entrepreneurs that it’s not always easy, but sometimes the first step towards success is taking ownership of your destiny and become the architect of your own success.
Hawilla, a prominent businessman in Brazil reflects back to 1979, when he was terminated from a journalistic position for attending a strike. In limbo because of a blacklist Hawilla points out how important it was to move forward, instead of licking his wounds. Many people find a job termination debilatating, but for Jose Hawilla, it provided clarity for his purpose-driven passion. It sparked the zeal for a new business. Partnering with three others, Hawilla bought Traffic, a sports marketing firm. For more details visit Crunchbase.
Jose Hawilla is a 30-year veteran of radio, television and newspapers. Correspondent, contributor, and producer Hawilla has collaborated in a myriad of opportunities including Brazilian sporting events the World Cup and Olympic Games. He continues to inspire and motivate. You can search on Google for more.