While the road to success is paved with determination and savvy decision-making, there’s also value in knowing what not to do.
Resist the temptation of overspending and refuse to act rashly. Knowing the do-not’s can position you for long-term success. If you’re a success-seeker, here are three things to avoid:
#1: Don’t Let Others Drag You Down
While outside counsel is valuable, there’s no substitute for self-introspection. When you have a decision to make, you can consult others, but know that it’s yours and yours alone to make. Listen to your gut—more often than not, it will guide you to the right decision.
Risky decisions naturally come with external skepticism. If you’re starting your own business, you’ll probably hear “You can’t do it” or “Others have failed. You will too.” Block it out. Stick to your convictions and use the doubt as motivational fuel.