6 Things You Can Do Every Day to Become a Better Entrepreneur

1. Plan each day the night before.

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: duh. You know that it’s important to plan the night before, yet, many who will read this DON’T. You wake up and “wing it” all day hoping to be productive –and that’s a terrible strategy. To make the most of each day, you need a solid plan.

This plan includes knowing what’s important and what’s a wish. There are things that have to get done and things that can wait. We tend to want to do the easier tasks, but that may be hurting your business. Spend some time each night getting honest about where your focus needs to be.

2. Wake up a little earlier.

What time you wake up is a personal choice, but you should wake up early enough to have some you time. There should be some quiet time each morning to reflect, refresh and get re-energized. You can spend this time meditating, praying and engaging in some physical exercise. Getting your blood pumping and clearing your mind are elements of a formula many successful entrepreneurs use daily.

Read: 4 Ways to Self-Motivate Yourself Every Day

3. Start your day with positivity.

As you wake up earlier, have a plan for what you will feed your mind with. I’m not going to tell you to avoid email and social media. I am going to tell you to feed your mind with inspirational and motivation content. The specific media isn’t important: podcasts, videos, books, magazines, etc. What is important is to not let negativity ruin your day before it’s even started.

Read: 50 Ways Being an Entrepreneur Will Change Your Life

4. Don’t give your time away.

One of the best ways to ruin a productive day is to give into distractions. Distractions come from people and situations that want your time. When you veer away from your plan in order to deal with someone else’s urgent problem, you give up control. Becoming a better entrepreneur starts with planning and sticking to that plan. It also involves having the strength to sayno. It stings to hurt people’s feelings, but this is your life and business. So, do what’s right for you.

5. Work on one project at a time.

The myth of multi-tasking as a valid strategy has been around as long as entrepreneurship has, but science has proven it’s not effective.. Instead stick to your plan for the day and take each task one at a time. Give your full attention and energy to making what you’re working on the best it can be. You’re not striving for perfection, but you are striving for excellence.

6. Respect your work-life boundaries.

As entrepreneurs, we are all about pushing hard to hits our goals, but that’s a surefire way to burn out. Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs have clear boundaries. You decide ahead of time when you’ll stop “work” and focus on your personal life. You decide not to take business call all hours of the day and night.

There are more than six things to put on this list, of course, but these are a good start. It takes a lot out of you to be a good entrepreneur. It takes focusing on what’s right for you and your customers. It takes putting in the not-so-exciting daily work that leads to success.

Overall, the main goal of entrepreneurship is to create freedom in your life and make an impact in the lives of those whom your business serves. To do that, you need a plan, focus and constant growth both personally and in your business. Set yourself up for success each day, and strive to get better.

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  1. Millionaire
    janesus 2 years ago

    Thank you for these tips! Jane ,

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    Amanda Bella 2 years ago

    These are really so helpful! I need to pay more attention to 1,2,4,5! Thank you for sharing!

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      Amanda Bella 2 years ago

      Oh my goodness, that’s far too sweet – thank you though, that made my day. I love your blog as well! I’m so glad we’ve been able to connect 🙂

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    American Brit 2 years ago

    This is exactly what I needed to read to get back on my path to positivity 🙂

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    bellabeautybyjess 2 years ago

    Thank you so much for the tips! They are the sort of guidance that is obvious yet you’re right, we blatantly ignore every day lol!

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    michellewearsmakeup 2 years ago

    Great post! I love the fact that you mention planning, work/life balance, as well as not giving in to distractions. All things that people say often but rarely do 😊 Thanks so much for sharing!

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    Blue Utopia 2 years ago

    Thanks so much for the information! I’m just starting my blog

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    Sakura Beauty 2 years ago

    love these tips :D. very useful

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    Stilettos&Flipflops 2 years ago

    Love this blog! Thanks for posting! 🙂

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    StartingFrom19 2 years ago

    Thank you for this really helpful xx

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    Laziebaby 2 years ago

    Very helpful! Thank you!

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    techandtech 2 years ago

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    heather 2 years ago

    very interested in beauty/fashion. could you take a look at my page and see if there’s anything else I could improve on. tips are very helpful! thank you!!

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    Edu Ruiz Leon 2 years ago


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    Wendy On The Road 2 years ago

    I’m new on your blog. Great posts! Keep up the good work.

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    Love it! Check out my new fashion blog @ –would be greatly appreciated!


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