Yep. I stand by it. Selfishness is good. But I don’t mean the “it’s my half gallon of ice cream and nobody else can have any” kind of selfishness. No, this is something WAY different.
Selfishness is good when you apply it to improve yourself.
I get to see or work with business owners who give a lot more than the bare minimum. Like a mechanic who went the “extra mile” to help me get my car repaired fast. Or the dog trainer, I work with, who meets client on the weekends because that’s the only time they can make it.
Yeah, it’s really something how unselfish behavior tends to be a common theme for the most successful business owners and entrepreneurs. But that unselfish behavior happens because they were selfish first.
I know it sorta sounds contradictory. But it actually makes sense.
Because, in a way, you have to be self-ish.
For example, when you get up each morning and Get Ready for work, what do you think about first? Your family and your household. Right? Sure. Because that’s exactly as it should be.
And the same is true when you start out in the wonderful world of business. Before you can serve others well, you gotta make sure you can put your money where your mouth is, as the old saying goes.
In other words, you gotta know you can DO the work before you try to GET the work. Because your skills, along with impeccable attention to customer service, can help you seize AND WIN the day.
Then, people (aka: clients and customers) will reward you with little green certificates of appreciation or some form of digital compensation. So, that means a fatter bank account. And that’s good for your “self” and the others in your home.
Now that’s a mighty fine System.
And when you just start out, in the real world, you’re probably gonna have to be pretty selfish. So, these kinds of thoughts will probably ring around in your brain…
- I have to do everything myself.
- Nobody else knows how to handle my business.
- I can’t afford to hire anybody else or lose control.
But you’ll only think those first thoughts after you’ve established a clear vision of who you are. And where you wanna go in your life.
No System can magically change things overnight for you.
But RondaReady YOUniversity can help you get the clear vision part. And it can help you line up some mighty important details that’ll help you have the real skills you need for the real world. That kind of selfishness is good. Focus on YOU and your vision. Then, you can serve others well.
So, if you’d like a very real alternative to the enormous cost of college (which, by the way, doesn’t teach you how to run a business), then I’d love to talk to you more about it. Book a free call with me at the link below.