“Staples’ ambitious attitude is that of a true entrepreneurial champion,” says Lakisha Marie Tanksley, an author and motivational speaker based in Chicago (firstname.lastname@example.org). She offers the following tips:
- Transform your mindset. View obstacles in your business or career as opportunities to be exploited.
- Listen to your heart. Ignore pessimistic people who say that you won’t achieve and start believing that you will.
- Develop tunnel vision. Staples focused on his sales career and forged ahead, even when circumstances were distressing. Gain strength from the struggle and keep your eyes on the prize.