Turning Your Dreams Into Reality

If you're ready to reach for the stars, here's how.

Are you itching to start your own business? Then listen to thisadvice:

  • Visualize your future. Write down the date you expecteach of your goals to be accomplished. And then imagine you'rethere. When you write out your goals, always use presenttense.
  • Stop beating yourself up. We've all set goalswe've failed to achieve. It's not the end of the world.Remember, failure is only truly a failure when you don't learnanything from it. As the gurus say, "Businesses fail; peopledon't."
  • Make sure your goals are dynamic, not static. Your goalsshould be evolving; you need to constantly review and refine them.It's OK to change your goals; in fact, to truly grow, it'snecessary to make modifications.

Excerpted from Get Smart! 365 Tips to Boost Your EntrepreneurialIQ

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