For many women creating and running their own business provides greater flexibility, independence and fulfilment than a traditional 9-5 job. The great thing is that anyone with an idea and the determination to pursue it can become a successful entrepreneur if they take the right steps. Finance entrepreneur Michael Kodari, founder of stockbroking experts KOSEC-Kodari, shares his top 5 rules to success in business.
- Integrity – Do as you say
If you ever commit to doing anything make sure you act on it, whether it is big or small. We have to act upon the promises we make, otherwise we become powerless.
- Trust Yourself – Believe in your vision
Be certain and confident, trust is the first thing that has to be established within yourself and others to move forward.
- Who do you want to be?
Your presence is shaped by your inner thoughts. Have a winning mindset.
- Don’t be afraid to fail – To become successful you might fail many times
Success will bring challenges and will continue to test you, be ready for it!
- Do not listen to others that are negative or may put you down
Do not ever listen to people that say you can’t, prove them wrong! Do not allow others to suck the energy and life out of you, surround yourself with positive individuals that add value to your life and get the best out of you.
- Work extremely hard
Be intense! Focus your energy on one task at a time! Have complete focus and confidence in what you do and I will guarantee you will succeed.
- Help others get to where they want to be!
Do not be selfish, give as much as you can to family, friends and society. By doing so, you will receive more than you could ever imagine. Have good intentions and treat everyone with respect!
By Michael Kodari, founder of KOSEC-Kodari Securities, and one of Australia’s prominent experts in the stock market.