8 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Whether you’re just starting out in your journey to entrepreneurship or are well on your way, there will come a time where motivation begins to lack. Without an employer or manager there to keep you on track, it can be difficult to find the perfect balance without the support you are used to.

To help you out, we’ve put together a list of simple ways to stay motivated as an entrepreneur:

  1. Set daily tasks, as well as monthly and yearly goals.
  2. Leverage off of the many amazing success stories you can find online. There is no competition; let’s celebrate each other’s successes and use them as motivation to do better.
  3. Maintain a healthy personal life including getting at least 8 hours of sleep per night, eating a healthy diet, saving time for some self-care, and moving your body daily.
  4. Set daily reminders for yourself. Keeping track of the never-ending to-do list can be tough without someone there to remind you, so setting reminder alarms on your phone can be super helpful.
  5. Engage in motivational activities that do not include work, like watching inspirational films, or listening to motivational podcasts and music you find uplifting.
  6. Surround yourself with positive influences who regularly celebrate your successes and challenge you.
  7. Reward yourself when you reach both small and large milestones.
  8. And lastly, always remember why you started this journey in the first place!

Now that you’ve got the knowledge, it’s time to keep trekking and advertise your entrepreneurial services! Head to gumtree.co.za or your Gumtree app (click for Apple & Android).

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