The thought of being an entrepreneur is scary for some and a very comfortable situation for others. There are significant rewards for putting everything on the line, building a business and achieving success. However, that same drive that gives entrepreneurs that edge to win wants to take over everything they do.
In a recent Gallup poll, 60% of government workers are miserable at work because of difficult bosses. Difficult bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success. Regardless of their methods, they cause irrevocable damage to their companies and employees by hindering performance and creating unnecessary stress.
The idea of implementing Lean Six Sigma practices in an organization can quickly meet with head-on stubborn resistance. No matter how much data and case studies you present or reference, the doubters will come off the bench to play. For all of those dreamers out there who can envision strong Lean Six Sigma practices in their organization, here are a few shots that the doubters are going to send.
Self-development and self-improvement can be catalysts of change that bring further success to the future of your business. The more you grow, the better decisions you make and the more you can grow your business. Successful entrepreneurs know the value of personal growth and make it a part of their lives. Watch this TED Talk by Eduardo Briceño.
If you’re lucky enough to find something you are good at and truly love doing, you’re less likely to think of it as “just work.” Successful men and women have one thing in common … that they enjoy what they do. People who find workplace happiness derive enough happiness and satisfaction from their roles overall to see them through the tough times.