How To Reduce Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

When your self-limiting beliefs or feelings of inadequacy prevent you from working at your best, something inside has to change.   On a recent volume of The Psychology of Entrepreneurship, I sat down with Trivinia Barber, the founder and CEO of Priority VA and host of the Diary of a Doer podcast.  Even though she runs a seven-figure business, has adopted …

211. Shaping Your Definition of Success

Launching a podcast is a very personal journey. Having a safe place to practice is the most important thing to build confidence. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast. Each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast and build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for …

The Most Effective Ways to Upgrade Your Mindset for Success

Take a moment to imagine your life in the future. What do you see? For many years, psychologists across the globe have practised the Positive Psychology method. This simple yet effective process gives the brain a healthy shot of optimism as it dives into a more forward-thinking perspective on life.   This exercise is called the Best Possible Self intervention, or BPS.  While it sounds …

How To Refocus Your Mind As a Driven Person

Accomplishing any goal in life can be hard work. But, when you have that unquenchable fire inside to reach those heights, all things are possible.  Driven people often will be so intently focused, that they can keep pushing, well beyond their limits. What if your performance slackens? Or you suddenly have doubts about your abilities? Peri Bostock is what you …

Finding Success In Your Creativity: The Lightning in a Bottle

Where does your creativity come from? There are plenty of psychological studies that say that entrepreneurs and innovators are more likely to have distinctive creative skills. This hits the nail on the head for business owners, but we need to add some space in there for performing artists,too.  Creativity is something that should always be explored, but for that spark …

Discovering The Real You

Who am I? This is the difficult question we can often ask ourselves, and regularly struggle to answer with honesty and authenticity. Instead, we find comfort in conforming and take on a persona of what we think will be accepted, which usually coincides with a destructive internal dialogue. Philip McKernan is more of a healer than a life coach. He …

The 3 Core Psychological Needs and How They Factor into Entrepreneurship

In today’s world, it’s easy to focus on things that divide us. But we’re far more alike than we realize. In fact, we all have the same basic psychological needs, and by knowing that, we can use it to shape our entrepreneurial journey with a more humanistic approach. On a recent volume of The Psychology of Entrepreneurship, I sat down …

How to Make Your Success Match Your Desires

The end goal for any entrepreneur is usually success. But what is the definition of success? Is it money? Is it fame? Is it beating out the competition? No. Success is getting what you want.  So what do you want? I recently spoke with my friend and co-creator of The Five Minute Journal, UJ Ramdas, on a recent volume of …

How to Make an Impact Without Your Ego Getting in the Way

We all want to leave our mark on this world, and to know that our actions have positively affected the lives around us. This is why so many people become entrepreneurs; because they want to help. As we climb the ladder of success, our values can change, and often we lose sight of the things that initially drove us. In …