5. Know yourself
Knowing yourself could be a whole book in itself. But here I have a very particular meaning in mind. For instance:
- If you find failure or disappointment hard to deal with, then you need to be aware of this and have a plan on how you will cope with the inevitable setbacks and delays that you will experience.
- If you are easily distracted, then find a way to balance this by becoming meticulous in setting goals and reviewing those goals to ensure you are on track.
- If you enjoy some things but not others, then learn to find people who are good at (and enjoy) the things you don’t enjoy (and probably aren’t very good at either).
In all cases, knowing whether you are a natural business sprinter (i.e. lots of quick energy ...