Have you heard of want to go fast, go alone and if you want to go far, you should have a team? Even with being an independent person, it’s true that you can’t do everything by yourself.
1. You don’t have to agree with everyone, but you can learn from those great people (or even learn from their mistakes). Pick and choose like you are digging for treasure. Keep the best. Filter out the rest.
Be open to new experiences and keep an eye out for more learning opportunities rather than being closed off to your own experiences.
For example, when people give me unwanted advice, I ask myself if I would want to trade positions with them. If not, I mostly let it go in one ear and out the other.
“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, Average people from their experiences, Stupid people already have all the answers.”-Socrates
2. Find amazing partners, assistants, and managers. No one can do everything themselves. Build your team of great people.
The richest people in the world usually have a team surrounding them. Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, and Bill Gates come to mind. It’s a real blessing to have a partner you have true compatibility with. They’re a prime example of what a team should be.
3. By Building Your Team, You Will Have People On The Same Wavelength And Mission As You.
It’s safe to bet that some of my friends from my school years might be looking saying damn how the f*ck did she do all that only after a year? To them it might appear easy, but I would first tell them that it’s work and I have group of people that understands my ways of thinking. I choose to surround myself with phenomenal people who are confident and secure enough to understand that there is room for all of us to make it to the finish line.After watching peers in school cut each other, I knew I was around the wrong type of people. They thought that cutting people is the way to success, and it’s not. Being catty and jealous wastes time. If you hang around enough people in my circles, they will tell you that it’s jealously weak emotion. So serious.
Long story cut short: I watched one of my college organizations do a few dirty tricks to other members. It wasn’t cool. I realized how mean people could be.
Not only did I lose respect, I cut ties. I don’t hate them, it’s just hanging around people like that could keep you from getting where you want to be. If you hang around positive and wealthy people, you will be more in likely positive and wealthy. If you hang around broke, and negative people, you will more in likely be negative and broke. It’s simple as surrounding yourself with like minded people. Not saying that one way of thinking is better than the other, but let me ask you this.
Why do you really want to build a business?
If you fit any of the above descriptions, cool. I’m not hating or judging ya, trust me. There’s nothing wrong with wanting the finer things in life.
Next set of questions. Can you deal with all the elements of entrepreneurship, or are you just down for the fun-money making stuff? Can you deal with not having your friends’ and family’s validation to really live the authentic life you want? Can you deal with the:
I could think of so many more examples, but I stopped there.
It’s ok if you really just want to experience the fun stuff involved with entrepreneurship , such as the end results of having a success, having tons of money to blow or visualizing your name on Forbes. But having a group of people that’s going through the same things that you are going through helps.
Hello! I’m Alesha, I’m on team EYTech! I’m the head of projects relating to search marketing & optimization, social media marketing, brand & content development for clients in varied industries. I’m your go to person in Indianapolis looking for a team to grow and learn with! You will also find me writing a lot of posts for EYTech too! I also eat food, write love letters to food (I’m not joking, I confess my love @aleshampeterson) act and play music! Nice to meet you!