Believing that personal gain is achieved by crushing others. We tend to see the market as if it is a fixed pie that if someone takes two pieces you get none. This is where we often hear the excuse “there are already too many people doing that.” The reality is that there is room for everyone if you can differentiate yourself.
Worrying about things that are out of your control. Worrying about something out of your control creates stress that trickles into other parts of my life, for nothing. If you cannot control it, let it go. When you learn to let go, you grow.
Insisting that something is impossible because of the past Persistence and belief in yourself are key. Don’t let your past determine your future. Keep your head up because it is hard to give up your past if you think the future holds nothing for you. You are not too old or too young. You are only scared but the only way to change is to face your fear and move onto the uncomfortable.
Refusing to drop distractions Stop scrolling through your Instagram mindlessly, Put away the phone. Do one thing at a time. Keep focus. Distractions are at an all time high. Turn off those notifications and start creating value.
Neglecting personal development What do you need to learn to get to the next level? What do you need to leave your mark in the world? What do you need to have more structure? Set yourself learning goals along with your regular goals. Let your curiosity free and never stop learning.