Break the Rules as an Entrepreneur
There is no success without taking a risk and breaking some rules.
As children we were taught to obey the rules. As Aspirepreneurs, you need to know when and why to break them. Bold leaders need to create new paths. In order to do that, we need to create new ways of doing things.
Here are a few tips on the best way to break the rules.
Create a New Box
Thinking outside the box is a tired clique. However, it’s still it’s still good advice. You need to think creatively. The only way anyone can think outside the box jump out and create a new box no one else occupies.
Master the Rules
In order to break the rules, you need to know them. Whether it’s marketing, business models, or leaderships styles, know what’s the norm. Learn them well enough so you can find ways to change the rules. Knowing the rules better than anyone else puts you in a better position to go against them.
Radiate Confidence in Yourself
If you find yourself in a position to break rules have the confidence to stand by your decision. You will need to defend why you did it and come up with an appropriate justification. Sometimes it can be as simple as the rules are obsolete and no one was brave enough to bring this fact to anybody’s attention.
Follow Your Instincts
Knowing when to break the rules is just as important as how. Use your instincts to know just the right moment to become a rebel.
It’s Okay. Swear a Little
Need permission to swear more. Here it is. Go for it. Just know when and where to swear and you’re good. Why? It can be used to create an impact. The best reason is being a word rebel can turn you into a rebel in real life.
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