The Beyond Average Podcast
About This Show
The Beyond Average Podcast is hosted by Clive Smit, a leadership and communication student of 25+ years, who is commited to helping people break through limiting mindsets and live the life they love. Get your 10 minute coaching every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as Clive helps t take the business of you, further, faster.
Most Recent Episode
The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs Make
Dec 21 16
Welcome to Episode 16 of Season 1 – The Biggest Mistake That Entrepreneurs Make Season 1 of the podcast is all about how you can start your first profitable online business. This season draws its shows from the free downloadable resource ‘The 13 Steps to Creating Your First Profitable Online Business.’ The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs Make One of the most harmful ideas that is popular in entrepreneur circles is the idea of needing to be in hustle mode 24/7, 365. And like all deceptions, it has an element of truth in it. Successful entrepreneurs certainly don't sit on their hands hoping for things to happen. Entrepreneurs are go getters who aren't afraid to take action. But successful entrepreneurs also realise that they can't hustle 24/7, 365. They understand the rhythmic nature of the world, and they embrace it. What Happens When We Don't Stop Burnout If we just running at full speed all the time then, no matter how passionate you may be right now, you are headed towards burnout. And burnout will leave you incapacitated, lead to a loss of vision and suck you dry of all energy. It is not pretty and takes a really long time to recover from. A lot of people are never the same after burnout. Trust me, you do NOT want to experience burnout. The time you take out now to rest is nothing compared to the loss of productivity you'll experience when you hit the wall. Getting Lost in the weeds The biggest mistake that most entrepreneurs make is working solely in their business and never working on their business. Countless opportunities are lost, essential pivots are missed, and obvious problems go unnoticed as your nose is down to the grind. If you want to be successful, you need to learn to pull back from the day to day (this is so much harder than it sounds as the pull of the urgent is difficult to ignore) and to invest time to work on your business. We Loose Our Creativity Creativity requires space. Have you ever noticed how your best creative thoughts seem to come to you in the shower, on walks and during other random moments. This is because creativity requires space. Your subconscious requires