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What Is An Abundance Mindset And How Can You Achieve it?

Our mindset shapes not only our perception of the world but also our perception of ourselves. Embracing an abundance mindset can lead to a transformative shift in perspective, helping to alter not only our outlook but our lifestyle. This mindset is a philosophy that embraces the belief that there is more than enough of everything to go around – whether it’s wealth, success, love or opportunities . Author Stephen Covey first introduced the concept of the “abundance mindset” in his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Covey describes an abundance mindset as the belief that the world provides plentiful resources and time, offering ample opportunities to accomplish one’s goals . Covey also coined the term “ scarcity mindset, ” the opposite of abundance thinking. Those with a scarcity mindset perceive a lack of time or resources to achieve their objectives. This mindset often leads to negative thoughts and short-term thinking. What Is An Abundance Mindset? At its core, the...

Corinne Dorsey

Mar 8, 2024

Emotional Intelligence: A Secret Weapon for Entrepreneurial Success

Before you win as an entrepreneur, you have to win the emotional and mental battle in your mind. Your ability to remain positive amid rejection, maintain your composure during a disagreement or adapt your value proposition during a sales pitch — depends on your level of emotional intelligence (EQ). Travis Bradberry, the co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, defines EQ as your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships. Are You Prepared to Unlearn? Although EQ may sound like a “touchy-feely nice to have” skill, your level of EQ can make or break the success of your business. It’s just not enough to create a great product, show up for work, and work hard. Managing your emotions, building positive relationships and communicating clearly and confidently determines how far you go in life. So ultimately, you may need to unlearn some habits or childhood beliefs you’ve developed...

Kandia Johnson

Jan 8, 2020