Do Not Take Yourself Too Seriously
“You’re going to die. You’re going to be dead. It could be 20 years, it could be tomorrow, anytime. So am I. I mean, we’re just going to be gone. The world’s going to go on without us. All right now. You do your job in the face of that, and how seriously you take yourself you decide for yourself.” – Bob Dylan
Next on our list of 9 Habits For Home Business Success is; Do Not Take Yourself Too Seriously.
It is easy to let your ego run your business. That is a sure way to stay in the ranks of mediocre while leaving the door open to failure. Take your business seriously. Take your life seriously. Do not take yourself too seriously.
Take your work seriously, take your business seriously, but do not take yourself too seriously. Those are words you can live by.
Instead, focus on being of service to your customers and potential clients.
While the idea of personal branding is very popular, people can take themselves too seriously.
Seriously, work, but do not let it turn to arrogance, pretension, all of these kinds of things. To be honest, I have the capacity for all of that stuff, so I’ve got to slap myself down frequently.