Success -- we all want it. However, starting your own business doesn't guarantee that you'll be successful. It takes a lot of work, motivation, learning and passion. 

In this video interview with Kelsey Humphreys, motivational speaker Tony Robbins explains what it takes to find your passion, purpose, success and fulfillment.


Where do you start?

Read, read and read some more. 

When do you stop reading, reading, reading and get going? 

Read and apply. Read an apply. If you just keep reading, it does you no good.

Deep practice: put yourself on the line where you're going to fail and find a way to succeed in spite of it. 

Build a Brand that makes it impeccable. You can’t buy branding. 

How do you balance work and family?

business desk Interesting. He says, there'ss no such thing as work-life balance, just work-life integration. When your family believes in your values and the mission of your business, it works. 

When you’re doing something you dislike — a minute feels like eternity. When you’re completely fulfilled — like all your needs are being met — time disappears. 

"Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure. Lots of people succeed, but few people are fulfilled." 

How do you Rewire Your Brain for Success:

“Change is never a matter of ability. It’s always a matter of motivation or drive.” 

One of the biggest lies people tell themselves is “I’m not tech savvy.” You can learn! You can’t function in today’s business world without embracing technology. 

What’s the Biggest Mistake a New Entrepreneur Makes?

cash flow“The biggest mistake beginning entrepreneurs make is that they don't understand business… Most entrepreneurs get in trouble because they don't know how to read their financials.” 

The good news is — YOU CAN LEARN! 

Tony says, “I believe in learning from other people’s experience.”

That's where a SCORE mentor can help you. Our mentors understand business. They've been there and done that. And they can help you understand business for FREE!

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The more valuable you become to people in the marketplace, the better you’re going to do.”

7 Key Takeaways for Success: 

  1. Realize Your Purpose
  2. Know Your Numbers
  3. Recognize Your Patterns (bad habits)
  4. Risk Failure
  5. Renew Your Mind 
  6. Recharge Your Body (take your health seriously)R
  7. Refresh Your Spirit (be grateful and give back)

Never Stop Learning!

SCORE also provide the classes and workshops that you need to understand today’s business. From financials, to management, to planning, to digital marketing -- we've got you covered!

About the Author(s)

Giselle Aguiar, AZ Social Media Wiz

Giselle Aguiar, founder of AZ Social Media Wiz is a social media, content & digital marketing consultant & trainer. She specializes in market research, strategic planning, search engine optimization (SEO), social media and marketing automation setups, training and coaching.

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