[ ‘S o S’ ] = Leveraging Phases to Earn One thing Extra: Significance


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As entrepreneurs, we’ve typically heard how vital it’s to achieve success.


And, as so many people additionally know, success is outlined in so many various methods, by way of numerous completely different life experiences & lenses, that there might be a reasonably large library crammed with content material on ..


What’s success?

How to achieve success?

Who’s a hit & Why?

The place can success be realized?


To be clear, the phases that might be mentioned beneath all DO feed into this ‘black field’ generally known as success, nonetheless, in my reasoned view, if every is leveraged unto each other, you’ll earn one thing way more impactful in the long run:  Significance.


Success vs. Significance

It’s left to you, the reader, to resolve what you search to pursue. A fast internet search returns oodles of success quotes & associated content material:

Click on HERE , then HERE to dip a toe ever so barely into the ocean: The video & infographic within the latter are splendidly displayed, by the by!


Everytime you see a profitable enterprise, somebody as soon as made a brave resolution.”

―Peter F. Drucker


Turning the web page to significance, among the best sources to land on?  THIS one.

Our companies can both drive us, as their proprietor/founders, to a big life, or our lives may be the spark on the embers of the enterprise, turning it from simply surviving, to a modicum of success, and maybe significance.


So, the street, visualized as two lanes, does have one going in a single route, and the opposite in its reverse.


“The distinction between actual life and a narrative is that life has significance, whereas a narrative should have which means. The previous just isn’t all the time obvious, whereas the latter all the time needs to be, earlier than the tip.”

― Vera Nazarian


Breaking down the phases  


I contend that every stage may be swapped for one more, so the order beneath isn’t as vital because the very excessive degree clarification of the stage. And, in case you occur to have a number of enterprise ventures, you may even leverage the 5 phases in another way, if & if you select to pursue significance in both, or extra.



There are miles upon miles of created content material on-line that talks up the huge significance of an entrepreneur’s psychological mindset – the ‘internal recreation’ between the ears, so to say.


To achieve success, you may’ve already observed the way you may ( or have already got ) needed to tune out cynics, critics, and unhealthy skeptics.


How it’s typically greatest to exchange, 1:1, the mass media’s many arms with podcasts, webinars, audio books, and the like.


Sure, that quote about your thoughts being a backyard, and having to tug the weeds?  It’s fairly correct.



Your office tradition, or the tradition ( espresso store/cafe?  Coworking house? ) during which you make investments time if not at a bodily location of some kind, undoubtedly is a puzzle needing fixing.


Tradition is an amorphous time period, identical to success; many thought leaders come to various conclusions.


But, in case you’re the founder or proprietor of a enterprise with employees on payroll, you know the way essential tradition is; your customer support; turnover; &/or engagement/satisfaction are every outward indicators of how wholesome it’s.


On this submit from a couple of years in the past, I opined that tradition feeds into imaginative and prescient, then technique, & lastly, techniques.


Social [ Capital ] 

Your skilled community/s are immensely worthwhile; whereas it’s greatest understood that clientele can come from any one in every of many concentric circles  ( maybe a connector led to to a middle of affect to this particular person ), a vital idea is that of social capital.


Whereas there are a lot of phenomenal assets on the market, one of the crucial impactful is discovered within the work of Mr. Robert Putnam — linked beneath is his ‘primer’ web site, which by itself is chock stuffed with goodness and explains effectively why this can be a stage of success.



Whether or not or not you consider in retaining the providers of a monetary advisor/planner, or in any other case, you’re undoubtedly inspired to embrace the huge worth in understanding the monetary stage.


In my very own skilled journey, which started with one enterprise enterprise as a aspect gig/hustle, one of the crucial impactful phases I ever engaged in?


= Transferring from a consumerist/W-2 to a producer/entrepreneurial view of & cents.


For the reason that overwhelming majority of typical school rooms in our nations don’t embrace a lot, normally any, content material on cash/literacy, not to mention knowledge on tips on how to make investments, spend, and/or lower your expenses, it’s left to us, because the proprietor/founder, to faucet into the deep rivers of assets.


Chief[ship] -> Legacy

This stage alone might comprise a collection of volumes, if not one other separate library, alongside the success.


In this current submit, I unpacked variants of management. It wasn’t all encompassing, nonetheless, really feel welcome to re(learn) it and mix this stage with that submit, to equal better affect.


An off-the-cuff mentor of mine teaches that one’s affect ( Glorious podcast HERE ) flows to affect ( which we’ll deliberately outline as significance, as you leverage all 5 phases ) , then the entrepreneur reaches what she must be a viable enterprise:  Earnings.


Deliberately shifting from resulting in legacy is a subject that deserves its personal submit; but, it’s included above since each appear to be deeply intertwined:


leaving a legacy necessitates main, simply as a lot because the river of affect x affect feeds the ocean of legacy.  


Urged Social Follows 


Robert D Putnam


Jim Collins


John C. Maxwell


Robert Kiyosaki


Mindset Works


As all the time, you’re inspired to


… use this month-to-month submit as a leaping off level; take it because the sound of the starter’s pistol in observe & discipline:


Prepared ( studying this  ).  Set ( click on on the hyperlinks ).  & …  Go!  ( spend money on content material, set targets, et al. )


Social Capital Primer

Success Journal

Servant Management Institute

Nice By Selection

Wealthy Dad Radio Present


In brief


  • A excessive degree overview
  • Evaluating 2 ‘S’ phrases
  • The 5 Phases – one after the other
  • Really helpful Twitter follows
  • Further content material


Thank YOU for studying!


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