8 Ways to Increase Your Self Worth as an Entrepreneur

8 Ways to Increase Your Self Worth as an Entrepreneur


You will end up putting yourself in a detrimental position if you maintain a low self worth. How can you push yourself to strive for your maximum potential if you cannot even believe in yourself? If you do not acquire the mental courage to maintain your self-worth at a productive level then you are limiting your chances to succeed.

Here are 8 ways to boost your self esteem like never before;

1. Be Tenacious to succeed

Only you can increase your self-worth. No one can help strengthen the way you feel about yourself; the strength to believe in yourself comes from within.  The world’s most powerful entrepreneurs achieved their lofty status by believing they could make it.

2. Read Voraciously

Reading books, journals and all publications of your industry will help you garner a heap of information that would put you ahead of your competitors. By so doing, your self-worth is increased. The knowledge you have would be responsible for increasing your self confidence.

3. Change Your Mindset

Do you think feeling depressed would get you far in your quest? Probably not, but you have to break free from it. You must take the initiative to succeed, transcending the clutches of your mental prison and hastily regaining your faith in yourself. Your mindset is very important and having a negative one is dangerous for your business.

4. Stay Positive

No negative minded person ever goes far in life. Do not let your mind run on auto pilot; if you constantly entertain the thought that you will fail, chances are this will come true. Whatever you allow to germinate in your mind through persistent rumination will eventually become your reality.

5. Break Free From the Past

Detach from the past and decide to let go. You might have some difficulties with this one, especially if you have been beaten a lot of times. Do not allow your life to be ruled by what others think of you, by what others think is possible or impossible. Don’t allow your circumstances with its limits make you form a limiting belief that could affect you negatively.

6. Accept yourself completely

This is one of the most important steps. How can you expect others to accept you for who you are if you are yet to do the same yourself? And if you cannot accept yourself, you will constantly be in mental turmoil because you will incessantly strive to be someone that you are not. It is essential to come to terms with who you are.

7. Commit yourself to continuous learning and improvement

You can never achieve anything by simply remaining stagnant. Education is key, and we are not simply talking about textbook knowledge. One can learn from school, but the most important lessons often seem to stem from experiences we have outside of the classroom.

8. Failure is a Teacher

Your battles with failure and your glorious success will provide more valuable lessons than anything you pick up in school. And when you fail, do not lose hope. The best thing about life is you always have tomorrow—another chance to improve and better yourself, creating a new and improved you.

The choice is yours to break free from the detrimental thoughts plaguing your mind. After all, each one of us has the potential to be something great, if not astronomical. The last thing you should do is stifle your potential success because you do not believe in yourself.

Published by Valentine Belonwu

My name is Valentine, founder of this site, an entrepreneur working as a moderator at Bizsugar a small business community news site. Connect with me on Google+ at Valetine Belonwu

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