Hard work and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. It is inevitable that if you want a business venture to pay off, you are going to have to want to work at it. Success isn’t something that happens overnight very often. It certain isn’t something that you should expect. If you want to progress in your career and make your business finally pay off, you are probably going to need more than hard work; you are going to need true motivation.
Creating the Want to Work
It is important to make yourself, and those around you want to work. If you don’t desire success, it isn’t likely to find you. You may think waving the financial gains over your head or those who work for you is motivation enough, but there is a greater motivation to be accessed. This is the motivation found from our core values and principles.
Values and Principles Transfer to Things at Work
The truth is that when things at work get difficult, monetary gain alone may not suffice to keep the engine running smoothly. The result of this is turmoil. Everyone knows that turmoil is not the way to progress in your career or make your business pay off. The way to make your hard work matter is by building a work environment that is centered on your own values and principles.
When you work from the same instincts that guide the rest of your life, you are able to maximize your potential. This is the best way to overcome things at work or progress in your career because it is for a lifetime, not a limited time.
So how do you Transfer Values and Principles to Things at Work?
This is the real question. The answer has a couple steps:
- First you must uncover your true motivations, principles, and values.
- Second these discoveries must be applied to your existing goals and dreams to see if they align.
- Third you must make changes and re-align as needed so that your hard work isn’t wasted, but maximized to help you want to work more at your business or progress in your career.
It may sound straight forward, but the truth is that finding out what is the most important to you isn’t easy. You have to ask yourself, “What do you value in life?” or, “What are your core values?” and come up with honest answers.
Life Coaching Can Really Help You Progress in Your Career
Turning a good business into a great one is going to take hard work, determination, as well as the want to work. These things, aligned with your true core values and principles will ultimately decide whether things at work get better or worse. This is where life coaching can really help. A life coach is not only a support person, but a motivator and instructor as well. By guiding you through the process of understanding your values and principles you are assured that your hard work will pay off.
If you need some personal assistance aligning your core values with your goals or just want to find out what your core values are, contact Scott Epp with Abundance Coaching today. It may just be the difference between having your hard work help you progress in your career or not.