Stop Chasing Motivation and Get Your Business Going

You may find this difficult to believe, but not everyone you see on Tiktok is as reputable as they seem. Many of these frauds have infiltrated your other social media outlets.

I’m sure you have seen them pop up in your video stream, promising that you, too, can make millions and drive a Bugatti just like they do. Of course, all you need to do is drop $300 for their no-fail online business starter kit.

I’m here to tell you that you don’t need a kit to start a business and keep it going; you need consistent drive behind your great idea.

This post will look at tips to keep your motivation up and bring that online business idea into reality.

If you are reading this post, I’m guessing you have a business going or are trying to get one off the ground. I highly respect entrepreneurs and recognize that they juggle a ton to chase their dreams.

It isn’t enough to sit around waiting for inspiration to hit you. Motivation is something that you can keep bubbling like a wellspring when you keep up with self-care. For this reason, I am putting healthy lifestyle creation at the top of my list for fostering motivation. Balanced fitness and diet are secret weapons for many successful entrepreneurs that keep their endurance at peak levels.

Create a routine that is reasonable enough for you to stick to and fits into your day. While there might be some growing pains at first to keep yourself to a new schedule, this is an invaluable way to get things done. When your body and mind know that you have made time for your business each day, you settle into a flow that doesn’t require you to feel like doing the work to get things done.

Finally, highly recommend that you get a little professional support through a coach, mentor, or mastermind group. I’m a big fan of professional groups and the help they can provide solopreneurs. Along with giving you a place to vet ideas, they can also help with accountability and provide a space for like-minded individuals that can relate to your needs.

It takes a lot of self-discipline to venture out on your own and get a business going, but it can be a rewarding endeavor. We, I would welcome any suggestions you have to help people stay motivated through this process; share them in the comments.

Matt Lawson, MA, NCC, LPC

Matt Lawson, MA, NCC, LPC

Hi, I'm Matt, and I'm a counselor who helps people achieve optimal health. I currently offer counseling services here at Chicago Compass Counseling and specialize in eSports and video game addiction. If you're interested, you can read more about me on my about page.