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The Habits and Attitudes of Successful Business Owners

Focus – "If you chase two rabbits, both will escape." – Anonymous
Think! – "The happiest people are not the people without problems, but the people who know how to solve their problems." – Robert Seashore
See the opportunities – "Opportunity’s favorite disguise is trouble." – Frank Tyger
Develop good work habits and attitudes – "Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." – Jim Ryun
Don’t let criticism crush you – "Critics are like eunuchs in a harem: they know how it’s done, they’ve seen it done every day, but they’re unable to do it themselves." – Brendan Behan
Don’t make the mistake of figuring out how to do something after you get a customer who wants the service – "Don’t learn the tricks of the trade… learn the trade." – Anonymous
Never forget why you’re doing this – "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." – Friedrich Nietzsche
Be willing to take calculated risks – "Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps." – David Lloyd George
Start even when you don’t have complete information – "If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all." – Dan Rather with Peter Wyden
Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses – "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." – John Wooden
Ask for business – "Ask and it shall be given you; seek and ye shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you." – Bible, Matthew 7:7
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes – "Good judgment comes from experience and…experience comes from bad judgment." – Anonymous
If you discover you’ve been wrong, stop the damage immediately – "No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back." – Turkish Proverb
Persist – "A chicken doesn’t stop scratching just because worms are scarce." – Anonymous
Be open to changing the way you work – "If you do the things you’ve always done, you’ll get the results you’ve always gotten." – Anonymous
Keep pushing, even in good items – "Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." – Will Rogers

Compiled from http://www.dietsoftware.org/habits.shtml. Go ahead read the full article. 

Excellent read.

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