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Business & Life Success in 10 Fast Track Steps by Bonnie Gortler

Business & Life Success in 10 Fast Track Steps by Bonnie Gortler

When you start a new business an immediate shift occurs. It begins as you are learning the ebb & flow of your new venture. What you thought would be fun & exciting soon turns into a quick course in Business 101. You soon learn that friends, hobbies, TV and sleep take a back seat to your new business. Don’t let this happen. Part of what it means to be successful in business is balancing success within your personal life as well.If you are an entrepreneur working countless hours and with no social life then you must take a moment to review the list below to  learn what you can do now so as to avoid the grind that eventually leads to burnout.  Incorporating  each of these steps  will move you closer to your goals while helping you avoid the pitfalls most entrepreneurs fall prey to.  If you are serious about business longevity then implement these steps today and remember to keep me posted on your progress.

10 steps for successful  life business building

  1. The first six months is the foundation and your springboard to success.  Focus on getting the business to the point of being self-sustaining and profitable in a reasonable realistic time frame.
  2. Develop a positive attitude; be fair, as you establish the ground rules communicating your expectations to your employees.
  3. Create your list of things necessary to do and see what is not necessary but urgent to do. Prioritize goals; break them down into smaller tasks in order not to be overwhelmed. Be prepared then it will easier to get something done in a timely way.
  4. Having laser focus is key! Undivided attention with a time commitment.  Balance between business and life is a must although challenging and takes practice. When the business is established, think and visualize how to enjoy the luxury of the freedom that you are creating for your family and yourself.
  5.  Find ways to reduce your workload.  Certain tasks designate for you to do and other basic business needs can be done by hiring a virtual assistant who can take on some of your responsibility.
  6.  Pace yourself.  Your health is important and your body will send you a message.  Listen to it.  Delegate, get help and train people to do what you desire them to accomplish.
  7. Don’t hope for time off; build it into your schedule. Take small breaks as they are energizing and rejuvenating.  After completing what you set out to do, your sense of accomplishment will take over your mind and body as your momentum build.
  8. Schedule downtime, Take long lunches when you can, an afternoon off, and high quality family time are very refreshing, uplifting and stimulating to feel good for you to move forward to the next project that is necessary to complete.
  9.  Develop a just do it habit. Learn to plan but then take action. Don’t procrastinate!
  10.  Patience persistence and consistence is the triple threat, the ingredients for success.

 Once you get into the flow you will know you made the right choice for your business venture. Perseverance requires a never give up attitude. Coming out of your comfort zone is necessary to  growing a successful business. You must decide what is important and what is not and it all starts with a good plan. Decide from day one that your chief goal is to solve real problems & that you will provide value. Then you will have the foundation that will allow the other 9 steps to carry you toward success within your business.  It can be difficult but never give up and remain focused on living a good happy life.  You can have both a successful business and happiness while doing what you love to do.  The key is remembering to work smarter not harder. ~Bonnie

Bonnie Gortler (@optiongirl) is a successful stock market guru who is passionate about teaching others about social media, weight loss and wealth. Over her 30-year corporate career, she has been instrumental in managing multi-million dollar client portfolios within a top rated investment firm. Bonnie is a uniquely multi-talented woman who believes that honesty, loyalty and perseverance are the keys to success. You will constantly find her displaying these beliefs due to her winning spirit and ‘You Can Do It’ attitude. Bonnie is a huge sports fan that has successfully lost over 70 pounds by applying the many lessons learned through her ongoing commitment toward personal growth and development while continually encouraging others to reach their goals & dreams. It is within her latest book project, Journey to Wealth, where Bonnie has made it her mission to help everyone learn the steps needed to gain sustainable wealth and personal prosperity. Look for Journey to Wealth later in 2013!

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