The Top 10 Things Mentally Strong Entrepreneurs Avoid

Anne Bachrach (USA)

Successful and mentally strong entrepreneurs don’t persevere through challenging times and reach new heights by accident.

These people don’t always know what moves they need to make to establish themselves. But they recognise that knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to do.

Mentally strong entrepreneurs learn to manage their feelings and behaviours to hit business goals. They maintain healthy habits and manage their emotions to their advantage, allowing them to achieve success.

Let’s explore a few top benefits of building mental strength.

  1. Boosts the Confidence

Good mental health sets you up to make bold and confident decisions in business and in life. Entrepreneurs often have to make tough and experimental choices at every stage of their business.

If you are mentally fit, you can confidently weigh the pros and cons, make significant business decisions, and see the big picture.

  1. Enhances Productivity

As an entrepreneur, you have to set a benchmark for others. It means you must always present a better version of yourself in front of others.

To accomplish this, you need to be productive, determined, and progressive in your actions. Mental strength helps you keep your thoughts and actions balanced and progressive.

In turn, this stability improves the productivity of your performance.

             3.Increases Resilience

As an entrepreneur, you will realise that you can’t control many things in your life. However, you can control how you respond. Mentally strong people know how to rise to whatever challenge comes their way.

As your mental strength increases, you will learn to deal with whatever problems you face, and view them as opportunities to grow.

Being an entrepreneur helps you practice the following mental muscle-building activities:

  • Increase Your Self Discipline

Self-discipline is a learned skill that gets better with practice. Entrepreneurs recognise that each day is an opportunity to practice being productive, staying focused, and managing behaviours.

  • Analyse The Risk Potential

When you are in charge, it’s your responsibility to make the right decisions and decide which risks to take. Practice how to evaluate the risks and benefits of a situation.

Learn to look at a decision from new angles to sharpen your decision-making skills.

  • Be Aware of Your Emotions

It’s necessary to recognise what emotions you are experiencing and how these emotions impact your decisions.

Excitement can cause you to overestimate success, while sadness can lead you to settle for less. Practice balancing logic and emotions to make the best business decisions.

  • Deal with a Stress in a Healthy Way

Your hectic everyday schedule can cause you to forgo healthy habits and turn to unhealthy ones. As an entrepreneur, you’re at a higher risk of experiencing high levels of stress.

Great leaders remember that self-care is essential if you want to perform at your peak. Whether through yoga or a walk in the park, you need to develop healthy ways to deal with everyday stress.

  • Ask for Help

It takes mental strength to reach out for help and admit you can’t do everything yourself. Strong entrepreneurs recognise that it’s okay to reach out for help, whether by delegating tasks or needing emotional support from a loved one.

Source: iCN Issue 45  (Executive Coaching); pages 35-38

About Anne Bachrach

Anne Bachrach is known as The Accountability Coach™.  She has over 25 years of experience training and coaching.  Business owners and entrepreneurs who utilise Anne’s proven systems and processes work less, make more money, and have a more balanced and successful life. Anne is the author of the books, Excuses Don’t Count; Results Rule!, and Live Life with No Regrets; How the Choices We Make Impact Our Lives, No Excuses!, and The Work Life Balance Emergency Kit. Go to and get 3 FREE gifts including a special report on 10 Power Tips for Getting Focused, Organised, and Achieving Your Goals Now. Join the FREE Silver Inner Circle Membership today and receive 10% off on all products and services, in addition to having access to assessments and high-content resources to help you achieve your goals so you can experience a more balanced and successful life