The Two Parts of Success
Success author Orison Swett Marden once wrote, the
first part of success is get-to-it-ivness.
The second part is
Every business beginning requires an act of faith and
a bold leap into the unknown.
Only one in 10 people who want to start their own
businesses ever develop enough courage to begin and enough persistence to
continue. Get-to-it-iveness. And stick-to-it-iveness. The fear of
more than anything else, holds people back. It paralyzes
action. And it makes
Begin with a Dream
Fortunately, even if you know nothing about
business, you can begin with
a dream, a castle in the air, and then build a foundation under it...
7 Simple Steps to Success
of Your Startup Company
The starting point of many great fortunes has been
these seven simple steps.
Set a goal
and back it with a
② Begin accumulating capital with a regular savings
program. Nothing else is possible without this. You cannot move forward until
you start a savings program.
③ Use your current job as a springboard to later
success. Learn while you earn.
Take the long view.
Experiment in business on a
limited scale so you can learn the key abilities necessary for success.
⑤ Search for
needs unmet, products or
services you can supply of good quality at reasonable prices.
⑥ Read everything you can find on your chosen field.
flexible. Be willing to change your mind if you get different
⑦ Implement your plans with
Have complete faith in your ability to succeed and never,
never give up.
Now, here are two actions you can take immediately
to start moving toward
Set a goal,
make a plan and then launch your plan.
Get started. Do something. Begin on a
small scale with limited
risk and investment but get going!
that, no matter what happens, you will never, never give up until you are
successful. Before you accomplish anything worthwhile, you will have to pass
persistence test. And the test will come far sooner than you