Situations like global pandemic impact entrepreneurs and make them panic. Thus, in this Expert Insight Interview, Chris Tate discusses agility and resilience in business. Chris Tate is a co-creator of the world’s best Trading Mentor Program, training expert, bestselling author, and speaker.
The interview discusses:
- Believing in yourself
- How to stay grinding
- How to stay resilient
Believe in Yourself
The crucial thing for entrepreneurs is to have self-belief. When the entrepreneurs find themselves in a hard situation such as Covid19, they should go back to basics and remember what internal desire made them want to be entrepreneurs. It is even better to write that down because then you have a landmark that you can always get back to remember your internal motivation when things get hard. Another thing is to focus on the language we use when we talk to ourselves. It is important to replace the phrase “I can’t” with “I want” because that way we understand that the control of what we do comes from us internally rather than from some external factor. Trade and sales are great examples of that because even bad choices make a profit in trade and so many unsuccessful calls in sales lead to one successful call.
Furthermore, many entrepreneurs face the problem and they think that they need some grand solution to it. Instead, the business process is a grind and everyday grinding will bring you many little steps that will lead you to the solution. You just must push through it, step by step. Being an entrepreneur sounds like having dynamic work to do every day, but most of it is just a routine process. There is plenty of paperwork, rules, and regulations that you have to go through every day in order to reach that end goal that gives you the excitement and reminder of why you love your job. Being successful in your job is a payoff that comes after the time, effort, grind, blood, sweat, and tears you invested in it every day.
Many people face challenges nowadays, and of course, everyone’s circumstances are different but what must be common for everyone is to stay resilient to overcome current challenges. Firstly, we have to remember and stick to the fundamental processes that brought us where we are. And secondly, we have to stay open for innovation, creativity, and taking chances. Someone said you miss 100 percent of a shot you don’t take. We have to stay confident and find a way to stay in the game because the ones who find a way to stay in the game will come out of this situation as winners.
John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.