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What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Justin Timberlake

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Justin Timberlake is one of the most influential singer/writer/producer/actors in the entertainment world today. With six Grammy awards and four Emmy’s under his belt, it is easy to put him on a box and see him as a very successful entertainer, nothing more, but if you are a budding entrepreneur you will be happy to read about his business ventures and success outside of music.

What entrepreneurs can learn from Justin Timberlake is limitless if only they are willing to learn, here we outline

 

Creativity adds value to business ideas

First of all, Justin Timberlake embraces creativity as one of the main drivers of making a business project work and succeed. He observes needs and examines demands for a certain product or service, and then pour out creative inputs to create something that has never been seen or heard before. He puts premium on the “ideation” of things and capitalizes on that from the very start. His record label Tennman Records, is a recording label that ties up with Interscope Records. He builds musical success from unheard of music acts through creating a new sound “from scratch”. Tennman Records is known for its talents like Esmee Denters (started out as a YouTube sensation), Matt Morris, and the band Fresol.

 

100% Involvement to the business is Key

Many entrepreneurs launch a business without any part of its planning at all. Claiming success over a business venture demands a personal signature from the one person who started it all. Without that “stamp”, an entrepreneur has no hold of whatever the business ends up with – success or failure. To be successful, you need to be a hands-on entrepreneur. You need to get involved from Point A to Point Z. It is the only way to lead it best and get it to a level of success you have envisioned for it from the very start.

 

Stick with the things you know and love to do

Justin Timberlake is best known as a musician. So his very first business venture is a recording company. He also loves fashion, so he takes on a company that is in that industry (William Rast). He then diversify his business interests from there and started restaurants like Destino and Southern Hospitality. This systematic approach to pursuing business projects help Justin to build a money making empire that he feels strongly about, and without a doubt, be very passionate to improve on it over time.

 

Stick with people you know

Justin Timberlakes clothing company ‘William Rast‘ is a high end denim company that is managed and led by no one but himself and his good friend Trace Ayala. Both shared passion for fashion and had undeniable familiarity with each other in terms of taste and creative thrusts. This brought in priceless chemistry which made the line a success in a very short period of time

 

 

Give back to the community

What entrepreneurs can learn from Justin Timberlake? Be generous! With his enormous success both in the entertainment industry and his business ventures, he gives back by hosting charity events like his PGA Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. This did not only make him feel good and invite positive vibes, this also made for a very good PR intervention for his businesses.

 

Justin Timberlake Quotes To Live By

 

As far as the press is concerned, they’re going to say what they want to say. Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It’s accurate.
Justin Timberlake

As time goes by people will see who I am for who I am.
Justin Timberlake

Every time you do a project, you learn something new.
Justin Timberlake

I believe people can move things with their minds.
Justin Timberlake

I really didn’t try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations.
Justin Timberlake

I’m a perfectionist. I can’t help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least.
Justin Timberlake

I’m completely removed from any hype that comes my way.
Justin Timberlake

I’m not in this for the money because if I was, I would have jumped out after our first album.
Justin Timberlake

If you put out 150 percent, then you can always expect 100 percent back. That’s what I was always told as a kid, and It’s worked for me so far!
Justin Timberlake

Just writing and being in the studio was like therapy for me.
Justin Timberlake
My biggest challenge was to make sure that the songs I did were who I am.
Justin Timberlake
My career decisions have nothing to do with my personal life.
Justin Timberlake

The most boring thing in the world? Silence.

Justin Timberlake

When I’m in the studio, there are no boundaries.
Justin Timberlake

I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances. I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 200 million lives in the last 10 years.

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20 Ways You Can Become a Powerful Communicator

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Emile Steenveld Speaker and Coach

Some people seem to naturally know how to effectively communicate in a group setting. They can express themselves clearly and listen attentively without dominating the conversation.

Being a powerful communicator is important for several reasons, including building and maintaining relationships, achieving goals, resolving conflicts, improving productivity, leading and influencing others, advancing in your career, expressing yourself more confidently and authentically, and improving your mental and emotional well-being. Effective communication is an essential life skill that can benefit you in all aspects of your life.

But, don’t worry if you don’t naturally possess this skill, as effective communication is something that can be developed with practice, planning and preparation.
 

1.  Listen actively: Practice active listening by giving your full attention to the speaker and responding to what they are saying.

 

2. Use “I” statements: Speak from your own perspective and avoid placing blame or making accusations.

 

3. Avoid assumptions: Don’t make assumptions about what the other person is thinking or feeling.

 

4. Be clear: Express your thoughts and feelings clearly and concisely by getting to the point and avoid using jargon or overly complex language.

 

5. Show empathy: Show that you understand and care about the other person’s feelings.

 

6. Offer valuable insights: When speaking in a group, provide a valuable takeaway or actionable item that people can walk away with.

 

7. Be an active listener: Listen attentively and respond accordingly, incorporating your points into the conversation.

 

8. Choose the right time: Pick the most opportune time to speak to ensure that you have the group’s attention and can deliver your message without interruption.

 

9. Be the unifying voice: Step in and unify the group’s thoughts to calm down the discussion and insert your point effectively.

 

10. Keep responses concise: Keep responses short and to the point to show respect for others’ time.

 

11. Avoid unnecessary comments: Avoid commenting on everything and only speak when you have something important to say.

 

12. Cut the fluff: Avoid being long-winded and get straight to the point.

 

13. Prepare ahead of time: Sort out your points and practice them before speaking in a group.

 

14. Smile and be positive: Smile and nod along as others speak, to build a positive relationship and be respected when it’s your turn to speak.

 

15. Take responsibility: Take responsibility for your own actions and feelings.

 

16. Ask questions: Ask questions to clarify any confusion or misunderstandings.

 

17. Avoid interrupting: Allow the other person to finish speaking without interruption.

 

18. Practice active listening: Repeat what the other person said to ensure you have understood correctly.

 

19. Use your body language too: Use nonverbal cues such as eye contact, facial expressions, and body language to convey your message and build rapport.

 

20. Be aware of the tone of your voice: it should be calm and assertive, not aggressive or passive.

 

By keeping these tips in mind, you can improve your communication skills and become a more powerful communicator, which can help you build better relationships, achieve your goals, and lead a more fulfilling life.

I you want to learn how to become more confident in life then you can join my weekly mentorship calls and 40+ online workshops at AweBliss.com so you can master your life with more success.

 
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