When I go to work as a background actor, I take home less than I make in an hour at my business, and yet I still hope to get the call.
In fact when you give someone more than they are paying for in your business, you might just be giving them the gift they needed.
Looking around the inside, the story was a mixture of Casablanca meets middle east nightclub meets upscale east coast dining. Very different from the normally laid back lifestyle of Huntington Beach.
7. Change Drivers – See number 6. Even when life is going perfectly, you need to let someone else have a turn. Businesses have management shifts, relationships need control shifts. Success doesn’t mean you are always in the drivers seat. Sitting in the seat too long and you lose focus on why you are there. You might become numb to your purpose.
I have a simple rule now that has worked quite well. Be careful who You listen too. If they aren’t at least three times more successful than I am in a given area, I listen, file and move on. Now if I can’t verify the measure of success I ignore it.
Have you ever missed an offramp singing along to a song? Or has your mind drifted to another place from the song?
While I lived in Texas and tried to run my company all by myself I fell pretty much flat on my face. The school of hard knocks kicked my butt.