October 4, 2015 Digital Life Mentors

The Mindset of a Successful Internet Entrepreneur

Developing a successful mindset can be easily accomplished. All it takes is dedication, practice and some persistence to develop the skills required to succeed.

If you talk to successful entrepreneurs, you’ll notice their logic is different than the logic of people who are content to just work for a living, i.e. 9-5 employees. One of the simplest ways to develop a powerful mindset, is to study the works of people that have a entrepreneurial mindset, and learn from their examples and also from their mistakes.

Organise Your Thoughts

First and foremost, before you begin any journey or project take the time to organise your thoughts. Focus in on what it is you are trying to achieve and set some realistic timeframes to achieve them. Actually write down these plans and goals so that you can refer back to them at regular intervals. Set a timetable of events, and take small steps to accomplish the bigger picture. This will help you keep on track and focussed. In essence, take the time to start developing the first stage of a life plan, and then follow through on it.

If you find this first step challenging, remember there is always help at hand – a coach can give you some clarity to help you move forward. Find out more here.

Internet Marketing and Information Discovery

The internet has many uses but is often under-utilised as a tool for business. We all know you can find a lot of random information on the internet however it takes skill to break through all the distraction and really maximise its benefit. There are others out there who are ready and waiting to help you market your products to a wide audience. Investigate and take advantage of advertising your affiliate products and/or services globally – your customers are no longer just in your local area. Accepting this fact alone will set you on the right path to achieving the right mindset to become an internet entrepreneur.

Furthermore, you can acquire information instantly. For example, if you require a certain type of mentor, coach or strategy for your internet business you used to have to search through phone books and books at the library. Today, the search is literally at the click of a button. All who have a powerful mindset utilize the internet to its fullest, and no longer just ‘surf the web’ to find the raw materials or information they require. They identify what it is they are trying to acquire and don’t allow distractions along the way.

Information discovery is an art onto itself. If you wish to develop an entrepreneurial mindset you must learn how to do it. A variety of resources, available online, such as the Six Figure Mentors, can teach you how to find what you need online.

Mind Focusing to achieve the Big Picture

Another step in developing an entrepreneurial mindset is learning how to identify the small tasks that require your focus and how they fit into the bigger picture. Multitasking is often thrown around as a great skill to have, however whilst in many instances multitasking is useful, it sometimes can distract you from the significant smaller tasks that will build the bigger picture. Taking the time to focus in and concentrate deeply on a specific task that you identify as being important can make the difference between success and failure. All who have a professional mindset have worked out when to multitask, and when to focus.

Of course there is always help available for some of those trivial tasks that take too much time and don’t require your focus in order to succeed. Consider outsourcing these.

Final Plans

Finally, always formalise your plans. This means sitting down for a specified period of time, and writing up a plan for your business to achieve the lifestyle you are after. Simply stating “make a lot of money” is never going to set you up to succeed. You have to start from scratch, and jot down the steps you need to take. For example, step 1 may be to build a website.

A clear plan will help you stay focused and also allow you to refer back to your initial plans as time passes. Remember to be flexible, plans can vary as long as you are still working towards the main goals and can identify a sure reason for the variation. This will stop you wasting time on tangents that may not be of use in achieving the bigger picture.

If you are looking for some more guidance to develop your mindset and internet business, then I would love for you to click here and seriously explore the possibilites. After all, I’m living proof that success online and in life, is possible 🙂

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  1. Ceri Byrne

    You firstly have the idea, then get the knowledge, then the ability, does that guarantee success?

    • Ben

      Thanks Ceri 🙂 – all of those elements play a huge part in success. The guarantee part is all down to sheer determination – willing to stop at nothing to get to the top of the mountain.

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