Be a leader, rather than a boss
A business person may fall in either of two categories – a boss, or a leader. A boss relies on his title to realize his goals, demands respect and always pursues his best interests. On the other hand, a leader earns, instead of demanding respect. He puts the needs of his people before his. He relies on the respect he has earned to achieve the set goals he sets together with his team. Anyone who wishes to succeed in both business and life must aspire to become a leader. Don’t impose your will on others, and most importantly, earn their respect.
Speak less, and listen more
The point is as straightforward as it reads. There is a reason you have two ears and one mouth. Speaking less adds power to your words. Speaking less makes you sound authoritative. Furthermore, people will always be willing to listen to you whenever you have something to say.
Always look forward to win-win outcomes
Truly successful people never agree to a win-lose deal. Always aim for a win-win outcome for your employees, clients, and everybody else in the society. Irrespective of how hopeless a situation appears, there is always a way to create a win for every party. This principle will go a long way in skyrocketing your business, your reputation, and your team in a manner that compares to none.
Aim to strike a balance in life
Leading a successful life is dependent on how well you can strike a balance. Make sure that your family, your finances, your health and your home life are in order. Balance entails witnessing progress in all the areas of your life. It is about seeking improvement in all the aspects of your life on a daily basis.
Discover your passion
Anyone who wants to succeed must establish what their passion is. Discover that one thing that that gives you a reason to wake up in the morning and work hard. It should be something that excites you – something that makes you want to skip parties, a reason to work late in the night or wake up early.
About Josh Verne
He is an American entrepreneur and businessman with over 20 years experience in establishing, growing and selling businesses. Together with his childhood best friend Jon Dorfman, Verne cofounded Workpays.me in 2012, an online based company that deducts purchases from the payroll. The firm was then sold to Global Analytics Holdings two years later. In 2016, Josh Verne founded FlockU.com where he serves as the CEO. The Pennsylvania-based company provides peer to peer content exchange among the college students.