5 Ways To Overcome The Ups & Downs as an Entrepreneur

2020 sucked.

Not only for businesses… but for families, communities and economies around the world.

Working closely with SaaS founders means I’ve heard the pains, seen the panic and talked through the new reality of Covid 19 for many struggling startups.

Some businesses have a model that lets them bend rather than break.

Others… aren’t so fortunate.

I spoke with a business owner recently whose brick-and-mortar company was destroyed by Covid 19, losing 70% of business overnight.

But here’s the thing…

It’s not the pandemic that made entrepreneurship difficult.

It was ALWAYS hard, from the start.

Thats just how the Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster goes. You’ll experience the greatest highs followed by crushing lows.

So how do you DEAL with that?

How do you survive without quitting or… just falling to pieces?

I’ve been there enough times to have formed a system of thinking that will reignite and reinvigorate you even when the world is cruel and the odds seem stacked against you.

Here it is.

Exclusive Resource: Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster — My Strategy for Overcoming The Daily Ups & Downs of the Entrepreneurial Life and Creating a Bigger Impact

In this video, I’m going to share a high-level set of tactics that will work to:

  • Give you hope when your business collapses
  • Help you break through unexpected barriers
  • Re-define your business goals
  • Remain grateful in the face of disappointment
  • Keep you motivated despite entrepreneurial challenges

This video includes 5 key questions to ask yourself today.

Wrong questions always lead to the wrong answers… But these 5 questions are how you can realign your thinking with something positive and actionable.

Here’s to 2021, the year that you can come back stronger than your competition and conquer your market landscape.

Don’t forget to drop me a comment with how you’re going to reframe the next year for your business.

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Dan Martell has advised more startups than his hometown has people and teaches startup founders like you how to scale. (Get access to all my latest business hacks.) He previously created, raised venture funding for and successfully exited three tech companies: Spheric, Flowtown and Clarity.fm. You should follow him on Twitter @danmartell for tweets that are actually awesome.

Originally published at https://www.danmartell.com on December 28, 2020.