6 Things To Do If You Want to Be A Successful Entrepreneur

Do You Want Success As An Entrepreneur?


Substitute your less fruitful habits with more valuable ones.


They way that you, as the founder, spend your spare time, is a major contributory factor to how your business takes off. What you produce in your spare time strongly impacts the success or failure of your professional endeavours. Did you know that successful people use their free time wisely? They don’t just relax on the sofa!

Are you struggling to take off in your business as an entrepreneur? Take a fresh look at how you spend your spare time. When not in your office, do you just relax on your coach and watch TV or are you productive?  Maybe you could replace some of your less fruitful habits with these 6 habits. They will give you better benefits.



Exercise is good for the body and the mind. Various studies show that if you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, five times a week, you develop a healthier brain. You also experience an uplifted mood, reduced stress, improved creativity and clearer thinking. Be an entrepreneur that exercise regularly. Regular exercise, will keep you more alert and lively whilst you run your business.







What are your hobbies? Most successful entrepreneurs take their personal pastimes very seriously. They realise the importance of having the right balance between work and leisure. Hobbies are great exit doors for stress and an exceptional source of inspiration.





Success and learning go hand in hand! Successful people became successful because they value and love to learn. To stir up a love of learning inside yourself, learn something new.  Some people learn languages and others like to keep abreast of the latest technology. Most people learn something that will be beneficial to them in their professions, such as information technology basics. A strong environment of learning new things increases personal and professional productivity by 37 percent.

With all the online courses available, there is always help and strong environments for learning. Therefore, there is absolutely no excuse for not learning something new. I encourage you to learn from the best! 





Serving the less fortunate, is a great way to help you evaluate how to improve your business. Giving back to your community helps you to focus on other things outside of your work. It is the best way to get focused and it reduces the stress associated with constantly focusing on your own glitches.



Reading is the best way to stay abreast of the activities that prosperous individuals do. Have a mindset to read loads! To boost your inspiration, to develop your thinking at work and to enable you to de-stress, reading is a must.



Your family is important. All work and no play makes you dull! Take breaks and make time to devote your attention to your loved ones. It is important to take a few hours a week to enjoy your family. Put aside work for those hours. Happy, healthy, and successful entrepreneurs understand that taking a break with their loved ones keeps them well-balanced as they climb the ladder of success.

Family is your first priority, keep that in mind!




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  • Chondra Rankin

    Reply Reply 20/02/2017

    All of these is so on-point! Removing one would render that foundation unstable. Mindset, action, and keeping in mind what’s important – thank you for the great list, Catherine!

    • catarinaacn16

      Reply Reply 20/02/2017

      Thank you Chondra. We need a stable foundation -so true!

  • All of these are excellent Catherine! Taking time to exercise and eat healthy are so important!

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Dr. Lisa

    • catarinaacn16

      Reply Reply 20/02/2017

      Thanks Dr Lisa for the comment. It really is important to look after our health in order to enjoy the fruits of our labour 🙂

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