How a Positive Attitude can Grow Your Business Faster
Summary: It's no secret that having a positive attitude is important for success in life, but did you know that it can also help your business grow faster?
Most people know that having a positive attitude is important for success, but they may not realize how much of an impact it can have on their business. A positive attitude can help you attract more customers, create better relationships with clients and partners, and make you feel more optimistic about the future of your business.
Listen in to discover a few tips on how to cultivate a positive attitude that can help grow your business.
Have you ever looked at another business owner and wondered why they’re a lot more successful?
…Or they’ve been able to get their business growing quicker than you’ve been able to…
(even though you feel like you’re doing all the right things at the right time)?
Then this one’s for you, my friend.
You may know that a positive mental attitude will help you be more successful in life, but in this article, we’ll dive a bit deeper into how it can make your business grow a lot faster, too.
A positive mental attitude is critical in business, so it’s the first thing I seek out when vetting new clients. If a good mindset is present in our conversation, I know the work we will do will stick. Why? Because it drives results and facilitates the transformation they’re looking for in their business.
5 Ways A Positive Attitude Helps Grow Your Business Faster
Just to be clear, I’m not saying that cultivating a positive mindset isn’t challenging…because it certainly can be. When less-than-ideal situations arise, no one (including me) is immune to feeling down in the dumps. Still, I have practiced overtime to make sure that I show up to work each day with positivity because I know its power in my life and my business. When you start putting in effort to show up each day with optimism and zeal, it becomes easier and easier to maintain. Consistency is key, friends!
1. Like attracts like.
Ask yourselves these two questions:
Typically when you possess a positive mental attitude, you attract positive people. Imagine no problems in your business because everybody around you has that same positive attitude. Sounds like a dream, right? Your circle is filled with problem solvers, can-do attitudes, compassion, grace, and understanding. Those around you mirror what you are and what you want to see. (Note: Even if you fake it, it still works!). When you are the person that you
want to be, you end up attracting great clients, teammates, employees, and partnerships. You begin to find yourself in the presence of endless opportunities, but you need to be ready and welcoming when they come your way – and you can do this by staying true to your positive mindset!
2. Your resilience skyrockets.
Here’s a not-so-fun secret about business: it’s not a matter of IF you will have a challenge in your business, but a matter of WHEN. The key to success is in how you approach that obstacle, what you do next, and how well you can pick yourself up and get back on the horse again. If you have a positive mindset about what you do and where you’re going, you will naturally begin to think of ways to continuously pick yourself up off your feet.
This outlook on challenges in your business means you have faith and belief in your vision because you understand that you can learn from these mistakes and develop a strategy to avoid facing them again in the future.
Resiliency is underrated in many ways because your time in business will not be without its pitfalls. Maintain a positive mental attitude and you can overcome them with a lot more ease.
3. You receive a much-needed energy boost.
It’s demanding to be an entrepreneur and still fulfill all the other roles that you’re attached to throughout the day. You will find that, the more positivity you can conjure about where you are in your business journey, the more energy you’ll have to do what you need to do. When you are highly productive and see yourself making progress (whether big or small), you start to get excited about the tasks yet to come… and you even start to look forward to Mondays as much as you look forward to Fridays! These empowering moments of motivation happen when you greet the day with joy in your heart!
4. Your intelligence and creativity are nurtured.
You have worked and practiced mitigating your doubts and risks. You now approach tasks with joy in your heart and adopt the idea that you cannot fail. When you start doing this, you feel more confidence in exploring new avenues, which, you might find, turn out to produce better outcomes than you ever expected!
You become less afraid…
With this newfound positivity and confidence in your abilities, your world becomes a bigger, brighter place with endless opportunities!
5. Less stress and more sleep.
It takes a lot to be an entrepreneur. You’ve got a lot of hats to wear, decisions to make, and people to lead. That being said, rest and recovery are key to maintaining this level of responsibility.
When you look at a positive mental attitude, view it as an evergreen form of self-care. If you are worry- and stress-free, then you’re not waking up at three in the morning thinking all about the things that can happen or wondering if you did the right thing.
Why? Because you believe strongly in the idea that, regardless of what happens, things will always work out for the better. You have this
peace knowing that you will make the best decision you can with the information you have… and if the outcome takes a turn, then it’s not a big deal. You won’t beat yourself up or hold your future hostage to your past. It’s a kind of peace that you can develop as a woman entrepreneur. And it’s vital to your continued success.
Overall, a positive attitude is key to growing your business faster. Not only does it help you focus on the goal ahead, but it also gives you the positivity and energy needed to reach that goal. This can profoundly impact a business's success and take away much of the stress and exhaustion associated with running a business. With commitment, resilience, and the right attitude, there's no limit to what goals you can achieve for your business. Seize every opportunity that presents itself, and believe in yourself! The time is now to grow your business faster.
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Leslie Hassler is a dynamic author, speaker, and business strategist guiding businesses into more profits, cash flow, and success. Business owners come to Leslie seeking a way to strategically scale their businesses richly, stop the money leaks, and get back in control with confidence.
Using her more than 12 years of experience in business, finance, mindset, and more, Leslie takes multiple 6 and 7 figure businesses from cash-strapped and struggling to profitable and thriving with her unique Profitable Growth Incubator program.
Her genius has also been featured on stages around the United States, such as the National Association of Women Business Owners, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, and in publications such as Entrepreneur.com.
Leslie is a mother of two high school boys, an avid traveler, a Past President of NAWBO DFW and an alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business program.