It was the end of a long day dealing with tax forms and numbers, and, frankly, I was looking for a little mindless entertainment. I needed to emancipate the abacus from my brain. And, like any brain-drained small business owner, I turned to Facebook. That’s when this happened…
Bam! There it was. Two minutes of solid motivation. It was mesmerizing and captivating to watch how a young man, and his Dad, spent their morning drive to school. It was beyond impressive—it was inspiring.
After watching the video, I read some of the comments. The general consensus was that every child needed to recite an equally powerful pledge on their drive to school.
Every child? How about every small business owner?
Small Business Owners Are People, Too
In all the years I’ve had the pleasure of coaching small business owners, it’s crystal clear who will succeed at achieving their goals…and who will struggle. Sadly, much of the success/struggle tug of war is stoked by belief and attitude.
It’s not the wavering belief or attitude towards clients—it’s the business owner’s lack of belief in their own ability, and the know-how to achieve their goals, that keeps them stuck. (For more info, read Stuck? 7 Reasons Why Your Small Business is Not Growing.)
Rather than start the day in that condition, why not follow this young man’s example in your business. It’s sure to create a better state of mind to achieve your dreams and goals.
Have I convinced you to spend the next two minutes watching the video? Frankly, I could tell you what it was about but then I would rob you of the experience of hearing this young man’s pledge to himself, his goals, his family, and his community.
2 minutes of solid gold from this little one. What if every kid started their day like this?
Posted by Drew Canole on Saturday, December 19, 2015
Okay, so maybe Facebook isn’t the slacker I previously thought.