Are you struggling to achieve success? …Here is the latest news, expert advice, and growth strategies for small business owners. Enjoy this Hot Secret Rules for Business/ Life Success
1. Do what you love to do
Find your true passion. Do what you love to do and make a difference. The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
2. Be different
“Better to be a pirate than join the navy.”
3. Make a SWOT analysis
As soon as you start/join a company, make a list of strengths and weaknesses of yourself and your company on a piece of paper . Don’t hesitate in throwing the bad apples out of the company.
4. Be entrepreneurial
Look for the next big thing. Find a set of ideas that need to be quickly and decisively acted upon and jump through that window. Sometimes the first step is the hardest step. Just take it. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
5. Start small, think big
Don’t worry about too many things at once. Take a handful of small simple things to begin with, and then progress to more complex ones. Think about not just tomorrow, but the future.
6. Strive to become a market leader
Own and control the primary technology in everything you do. If there’s a better technology available , use it no matter if anyone else is not using it. Be the first and make it the industry standard.
7. Focus on the outcome
People judge you by your performance, so focus on the outcome. Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. Advertise. If they don’t know it, they won’t buy your product. Pay attention to design.
8. Ask for feedback
Ask for feedback from people with diverse backgrounds. Each one will tell you one useful thing. If you’re at the top of the chain, sometimes people won’t give you honest feedback because they’re afraid. In this case, disguise yourself, or get feedback from other sources. Focus on those who will use your product – listen to your customers first.
Innovation distinguishes a leader from a follower. Delegate, let other top executives do 50% of your routine work to be able to spend 50% your time on the new stuff. Say no to 1,000 things to make sure you don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much. Concentrate on really important creations and radical innovation. Hire people who want to make the best things in the world. You need a very product-oriented culture, even in a technology company. Lots of companies have tons of great engineers and smart people. But ultimately, there needs to be some gravitational force that pulls it all together.
10. Learn from failures
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
11. Learn continually
There’s always “one more thing” to learn! Cross-pollinate ideas with others both within and outside your company. Learn from customers, competitors, and partners. If you partner with someone whom you don’t like, learn to like them – praise them and benefit from them. Learn to criticize your enemies openly, but honestly.
12. Think Right