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There’s More to Life Than Building a Business: 4 Areas of Life That Also Need Your Attention

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You don’t have to look very far to see a post, article, or video about what it takes to build a business. The advice ranges from “build with balance” to “hustle until you die or you’re not trying.”

With over 4.5 billion daily users on the Internet, it is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, and those wishing to generate income through non-traditional means. With millions of people having lost their jobs due to various circumstances, the non-traditional options — such as entrepreneurship — become even more appealing.

A business can be a fantastic avenue to create freedom, financial security, and a lasting impact on those the business serves. However, some other areas and experiences create success in a person’s life. In the desire to build a business that is discussed, too many business owners neglect all the other areas of their life that make them happy and complete. 

Here are four areas of a person’s life that make building a business even easier while helping them experience the fullness life offers. 

1. Savor every healthy relationship

The relationships in your life can be exciting and sometimes frustrating. The unhealthy relationships in your life distract your focus. They derail your progress as you’re always thinking about all that’s wrong. And, they mess with your energy as your feelings and emotions are all over the place. 

Healthy relationships do the opposite. They give you strength, courage, and the support that allows you to be you. They help you take action, dream bigger, and strive for more. Healthy relationships can be neglected in the pursuit of building a business. If you’d like a more fulfilled journey to success, step away from the hustle to savor the healthy relationships. 

Call those you can’t see enough. Hug and kiss those that are in your proximity. Don’t take for granted that there will be a tomorrow to show affection to those you love. Tomorrow is not promised, and life is precious. Be there for your healthy relationships because they will support the building of your business the most. 

“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.” – Tony Robbins

2. Be madly in love with your body

The one asset that helps a person get the most out of life is their body. The sad thing is that we don’t treat our bodies in a way that shows the respect it deserves. If you’re going to accomplish your goals in any day, you’ll need energy. Full days require your body to function at peak levels. Whether it’s doing business tasks, enjoying healthy relationships, being there for family, or even doing the dishes, your body affects all outcomes. 

Getting more out of life means treating your body as if it’s a fancy supercar. You give it the proper fuel — eat and drink healthy. You move it regularly — exercise and other forms of physical movement. You do regular maintenance — self-care routines and plenty of YOU time. 

Your body is an area of life that’s easy to neglect, but it’s one of the primary keys to living a long and fulfilled life. Want to grow a business? Have better relationships? Accomplish more? Treat your body with love and tender care. 

3. Say NO to everything that doesn’t serve you

Too often, we say yes when everything inside of us is screaming NO freaking way. That could be working on business all hours of the day. Letting people have time and energy for no good reason. It means agreeing to do things we don’t want to do. 

Life is meant to be lived. It should be filled with more moments of pure bliss and less obligation-laden experiences. Saying yes to things that don’t serve keeps you from spending your time, energy, and resources on what you should. 

It’s not just saying no to obvious things — it’s listening to your intuition and saying no to those experiences and opportunities that don’t feel aligned. That could mean business tasks, relationships, and past goals that are not right for where you’re going. 

“It’s only by saying no that you can concentrate on the things that are really important.” – Steve Jobs

4. Treat yourself better than you treat those you love the most

There is a line in Demi Lovato’s song, ‘I Love Me,’ that says: “Why am I always looking for a ride or die? ‘Cause mine’s the only heart I’m gonna have for life.” The song is about why a person should love themselves more than they love everyone else. 

When it comes to building a business, people tend to give themselves grace when things don’t go as planned. When it comes to how we treat ourselves with personal goals, we tend to be impatient, harsh, and not understanding. Living a full and successful life happens when you learn to respect yourself for how you are and what you’re capable of. It’s not what you accomplish — it’s the effort you make and your desire to be the best version of yourself. 

Be kind to yourself. Implement more self-care into your life. Embrace what makes you who you are. Treat yourself as if you’re the most significant project you’ll ever work on because you are. 

It’s a great time to build a business — it’s an even better time to build yourself. Focus on becoming the best version of yourself and living a fulfilled life. There’s more to life than business — there’s life to be lived.

My name is Rohan Kale and I help businesses with growth. Developing and implementing marketing strategies for businesses is like solving puzzles and I love to help businesses with growth strategies. My goal is to help you create freedom of time and finances so that you can have a better life inside and outside your business. Join me at B2B Growth Agency and RKale Video Company.

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A Simple but Effective Technique to Be More Confident

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Many people want to learn how to be confident in different situations, but it’s not always easy. Maybe we’re too addicted to comparing ourselves or maybe social media has brainwashed us to believe that we should all be rich, famous, and in incredible shape. (more…)

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Knowing Your Message vs Delivering Your Message

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Have you ever sent a text message only to have it misinterpreted by the person reading it? Happens all the time. Have you ever given a presentation that you were totally prepared for only to have it fall flat? Happens all the time. Have you ever had someone ask you something like, “Why are you mad?” when you were not at all mad? Happens all the time. (more…)

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The 3 Most Important Things I Learned About Personal Growth

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When you look back on your life, what do you want to think about? Do you plan to reminisce on all of the good things that have happened and how they shaped who you are today? Or would you rather remember all of the bad decisions, challenging experiences, and mistakes made that hurt or wasted a portion of your life?

In my opinion, I think it is important to reflect on both. While it’s important to remember the hardships we’ve been through in our lives – without them we wouldn’t be where we are now. There are 3 very specific areas that I feel have helped me grow in a personal sense more than anything else in my life so far. 

These aren’t simple lessons in a book or a lecture that you can just absorb and apply to your life. These are things that I’ve learned through experience and reflection, and I’m still learning and growing today.

1. We determine how much we’re worth by what we think about ourselves, others, and life in general.

This might seem like a pretty obvious lesson in life but it’s actually one of the most important because we can determine our own worth by how we think about ourselves and the world around us. If you’re looking for success in any kind of business or social setting (dating), then I’ll tell you right now that it doesn’t matter if you have 10 billion dollars or not – people are still going to judge you based on your thoughts and beliefs alone.

What determines our value isn’t necessarily what we do with our lives (which is often based on luck) but whether or not we believe that ‘our work’ is worthy or not in some sort of grand scheme or universe. We may not always be able to control what happens in our lives, but we can always control how we value ourselves and others.

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

2. You don’t have to change your habits or personality just because someone else doesn’t like it – their opinions are THEIRS alone.

This is another one of those lessons that people tend to pick up on a little bit late in life, but if anything that makes its importance even worse! Basically, there’s going to come a time when you’re going to meet someone who has certain expectations of you as a person…but these expectations might not be realistic due to their motivations and personal beliefs. For example, sometimes parents might expect you to be a lawyer or doctor because that’s what they believe is best for their child.

However, this isn’t the case for everyone and so maybe your passion lies in music or writing novels. In this example, if you were also pressured into becoming a doctor – then there would obviously be some kind of conflict going on within yourself as a person. You should never have to give up something that you want to do just because someone else doesn’t like it! The reason why we’re put onto this Earth is to make our own choices and go after our OWN dreams instead of letting others determine what we can and cannot do with our lives .

3. You can’t change your life until you accept that you need to make a change.

When I was younger, I thought that this lesson would be pretty obvious – but as I got older, it really made me appreciate the fact that there are always different ways of perceiving our lives. For example, if someone wants to become rich and famous one day – their mind might simply overshadow any other possibility in their head because they feel like this is what they NEED to do right now.

However, this isn’t always true within our own lives because we think about things too literally instead of having an open mind. If you want to achieve success in any kind of business or social setting (dating) then you should be willing to try out different things instead of staying in your comfort zone. If you want something, then it’s up to YOU to actually go after it – nobody else is going to give it to you!

The three lessons above are some of the main things I want to pass on to everyone because they’ve come at an important time in my life where I need to start thinking about others instead of only myself. It’s great if we can learn to love ourselves first before anything else, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect everyone around you even though they might be your friends and family members!

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​​4 Boss Level Growth Strategies That Create an Optimized Life

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