To be a success you must be obsessed with being successful. There are hundreds of people out there who do the same things you do and the only way to be better than them is to be obsessed with your business.
Tamika Newhouse is a famous author in her own right. At a young age, Tamika became a single mother and even though her situation was not ideal, she found a way to persevere. She has written numerous books and started her own publishing company. To become a success she needed to be obsessed with her business. Day in and day out she learned to write better and to connect with influential people in the process who helped her along her path to become a successful author.
I feel I have become obsessed with my business, Welborn Media. From the time I wake up in the morning until the time I go to bed, I am continually thinking of ways to make my business better. Whether it be learning a new technique, reaching out to new business contacts or doing the work of my business. I’m constantly thinking, “How can I be of service to more people.” And it has become an obsession.
In an interview I had with TJ Hale, host of the Shark Tank Podcast, we talked about our goals. From our conversation, I came to the conclusion that in order to become obsessed with your business that you needed to develop a very clear purpose for your business. It’s easier to become obsessed with your business if you are working to become a person of significance.
The definition of obsession is the domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.
When you think of Steve Jobs, Donald Trump, Bill Gates, Barrack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and others like them, you’ll understand the sacrifices you must make to become successful. These people are absolutely obsessed with what they do. So, if you want to be successful, think of the career you’re in and think to yourself can you become obsessed with it? Can you work in it day in and day out? If you can answer yes than you’ve found yourself a new business or a new career.