Home Add to Favorite Contact Submit  
             08 December, 2021

Category:  Articles » Self Improvement » Coaching


Do You Still Have the One Trait Henry Ford Identified That All Business Owners Needed?

         Views: 2273
2008-08-12 07:54:13     
Article by Jim Symcox

-Henry Ford said, "You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars."

I'm sure you agree that bags of enthusiasm really get you started in a new business, or career.

-Then Ford goes on to say, "Enthusiasm is at the bottom of all progress. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it, there are only alibis."

And one by one the bags of enthusiasm get emptied out into the business and there seems to be no topping up of enthusiasm because it becomes a job. Although worse than a job because you lie awake at night counting the problems you've got, working out how to fix them and re-awakening to the same problems day after day after day.

I've often talked with business owners who feel as though their company just can't run without them. Everyone needs to work in their business and yet many work excessive hours in their business. Hours they could spend with their loved ones.

Yes, I've heard the argument that "my business is my hobby" and my return has always been, "Why are you doing this business? Is it to support your family, is it for your ego, is it to leave your mark?"

Because in the end business is a moving parade. You could run the biggest business in the world, yet one day it could be superseded and then be bought out or go bankrupt. Whether you've there or not the business world moves on.

Even Richard Branson who is arguably the most well know business person (along with Donald Trump) in the world will eventually stop being associated with Virgin. It may be when he hands it over to his offspring, or when he dies, or when the businesses are split up and bought , because no one will run the business the same way as Branson does.

Either way it's important to know what your own life goals are. That means your personal goals as well as your business goals.

Jim Symcox coaches business through to higher and easier profits. Business doesn't need to be tough! He's a copywriter, blogger and the author of "How to Leap Ahead Of Your Competitors".

Jim also offers a report on 3 ways to start your highly profitable coaching business, Click Here!

See more hints, tips and strategies on improving business by clicking here: Business Growth And Internet Marketing

Specialized in: Business Growth - Internet Marketing - Business Coaching - Business Coach - Chet Holmes Coach - Business Growth Masters
URL: http://business-powerpack.com
Print article      Bookmark this page
Related Articles 
Coaching at Work - What Are the Benefits From the Coachee's Point of View? (Popularity: ): The most obvious way in which the people you coach benefit from the coaching you do is in an improved level of performance. If they are sales people, they'll sell more. If they are themselves managers, they'll manage better. If they are administrators, they'll become better at administrating. If they are lecturers they'll deliver more interesting lectures. I can't think of any area of work that won't improve with effective ...
Coaching Tips and Resources - Telephone Coaching (Popularity: ): Many coaches use the telephone for coaching, some even using the web to make internet calls. But when I first started coaching I was very clear that I wanted to work with my clients face-to-face. You may also prefer to work in person and may have a number of concerns about telephone coaching.May be this is because we know that: * In person you can pick up on a range ...
NLP, PCS, PNF - What Does It All Mean? (Popularity: ): "Attachment to certain beliefs can create a false illusion of what we're truly capable of. Detachment from these same beliefs will free you to explore your true capacity." - David MartinAs an athlete, I was introduced to a technique to increase flexibility called, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation or PNF or Isometric Stretching.The technique allows major increases in flexibility and can assists in recovery from injuries. You are contracting your muscles to ...
Coach Pete's Tip - Does Life Coaching Work? (Popularity: ): You see them everywhere on TV, in magazines, in bookstores, articles, blogs and websites all talking about life/success coaching. But does it work? Can someone actually coach someone else to success? The answer is a resounding yes! Life coaching has proven itself as a highly effective way to help a person improve their life. Much like a baseball coach can help even a super star like Derek Jetter get over ...
Yanking Your Ugly Self Back (Popularity: ): One of the worst feelings in the world is when you are talking to someone, just having a dialogue when suddenly it falls apart. The subject could be anything you're both interested in. The conversation turns. You probably know the feeling. Your first reaction is you want to go back to where the conversation was great. It's as if you're suddenly propelled to a space above the both of you. ...

Related Business 
Bean Genes (Popularity: ): Genome databases for a number of crop species. Includes molecular mapping data, germplasm information, trait studies, identified quantitative trait loci, and pathogen descriptions.
Henry Ford Health Care System - Henry Ford Hospital (Popularity: ): The Henry Ford Health Care System and Henry Ford Hospital are health care providers specializing in quality managed care with medical centers throughout southeast Michigan.
Henry Ford Heritage Association (Popularity: ): Based in Dearborn, Michigan. For anyone interested in Henry Ford's automotive and personal legacy.
Henry Ford Health System (Popularity: ): Serves more than 2.5 million people annually, and operates medical centers throughout Southeast Michigan and several hospitals, including Henry Ford Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center. (Detroit, MI)
Dagenham Motors (Popularity: ): Dagenham Motors, Ford London, is the largest Ford dealership in London and the South East. Whether you require a new Ford car, a used Ford car or a commercial Ford vehicle in London, the team at Dagenham Motors can advise you on the vehicles and available Ford finance options. Current owners of a Ford in London can also visit Dagenham Motors for a free Ford part exchange valuation, MOTs, Ford ...
SVT Texas - The Cobra Club of North Texas (Popularity: ): Founded to unite owners of the flagship of Ford musclecars, open to owners of Ford Mustangs, Cobra, Lightning, Contours or any other Ford product.
Ford Sidevalve Owners' Club (Popularity: ): For owners of small British Ford sidevalve cars from 1932-1962. Caters for over 20 models, and derivatives including boats, locomotives and even mechanical elephants.
Ford Online Parts: Original Ford Motor Parts (Popularity: ): If you need to replace or need any Ford part. FordOnlineParts.com is your one stop for all quality manufacture parts. We're are a Ford dealer located in San Diego, CA and we supply you with all your ford parts. We strive to be your first and last choice when searching for a online Ford Parts supplier. We understand the importance of return customers can determine the success of a business. ...
Stallions Gate Mustang and Ford Club (Popularity: ): A social club for all year Mustang and Ford owners in the Chicago and Illinois area. Events include cruising most weekends during the summer, picnics, a Christmas party, and an all Ford powered show. Publish a monthly newsletter.
Heartlands Ford (Popularity: ): Heartlands Ford, Ford Birmingham, have three Ford dealerships in the Midlands which stock over 200 used Ford cars and vans as well as a complete range of new Ford vehicles. Whether you require a commercial Ford van or a Ford car in Birmingham or the Midlands, check out the range of Ford vehicles at Heartlands Ford.