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26 Ways To Defeat Your Home Business Disappointments

We all have disappointments and setbacks in our businesses.  How we deal with them will actually tell the tale of how our business will survive.  John Fortner, in his article, gives some outstanding things to think about, as well as to put into action regarding our home businesses.

Disappointments follow success like fatigue replaces exertion. It is unavoidable. When the idea to create a home business first enters your mind, the goal for success becomes part of the vision. Along the journey you will face frustration, discouragement and disappointment before your efforts are rewarded. The key to fulfilling your dream is to not give up when failure arrives (and it will). Print out these 26 tips. Read them aloud EVERY day. Make them personal. Believe in them.

Don’t let the disappointments of creating a work at home business get you down. Learn from them. Making money online can happen if you have the right mindset. After all, everything comes down to your perspective.

26 Tips For Dealing With Disappointments

Achieve your dreams. Avoid negative people, things and places. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Believe in your self and in what you can do.

Consider the obstacles from every angle and aspect. Growth comes through learning. Dealing with disappointment requires the ability to learn, adjust and adapt.

Don’t give up and don’t give in. Thomas Edison failed once, twice, more than thrice before he came up with his invention and perfected the incandescent light bulb. Make persistence your steering wheel.

Enjoy. Work as if you don’t need money. Dance as if nobody’s watching. Love as if you never cried. Learn as if you’ll live forever. Enthusiasm takes place when people are happy.

Family and friends are life’s greatest treasures. Don’t loose sight of them.

Give more than what is enough. Success can come through the extra effort you exert in doing things.

Hang on to your dreams. They may dangle for a moment but these little stars will be your driving force.

Ignore those who try to destroy you. Don’t let other people get the best of you. Stay away from destructive people – the kind who hate to hear about your success.

Just be yourself. The key to success is to be yourself and the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Keep trying no matter how hard it is. When a person stays motivated the road to success begins to materialize.

Learn to love your self. Very important

Make things happen. Goals are reached when your dreams are put into work clothes.

Never lie, cheat or steal. Always play a fair game.

Open your eyes. Focus on how you want things to be and how they should be. Find the balance.

Practice makes perfect. Persistence is about learning and discovering how we can recover from our mistakes.

Quitters never win and winners never quit. So choose your fate: Are you going to be a quitter or a winner?

Ready yourself. Success comes through preparation. Remember, it wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.

Stop procrastinating. Do! Don’t wait!

Take control of your life. Self-discipline is linked with motivation. Both are key factors for facing disappointments.

Understand others. Learn how to listen. Purpose to understand first and be understood second.

Visualize it. Create a vision of success in your mind and have a laser beam focus on it

Want it more than anything. Dreaming means believing. Believing means trying. Trying means pursing. Pursing means attaining.

X-Factor is what can make the difference. Don’t allow the disappointments to bury you. Resolve to renew your effort. This will help you develop the “extras”. Extra time for family. Extra effort at work. Extra care for friends and so on.

You are unique. No one in this world looks, acts, or talks like you. Value your life and embrace it.

Zero in on your dreams and don’t allow the disappointments to create a detour.

“None of us can be free of conflict and woe. Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread.”

About The Author: John Fortner lives in Oregon and works from his home through his online pursuits. He is the owner of Best-Income Opportunities which offers free information and proven opportunities for creating work at home businesses. To learn more about this topic please visit his website at:

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