Let us talk about how to break some money mindset barriers that prevents you from growing your business and enjoying a comfortable lifestyle. Bank balance is not any indication of our limitation. Remember money is just a tool and is not the indicator of our worth.
Why does money control us? We all want and value social status to some extent. This has mainly been centered on a person’s financial wealth as societies have developed. We view someone as deserving of our attention if they have the signs of a strong bank balance.
Even worse, it may give us the impression that we are not important contributors to society. But can money really have an impact on how we think and feel? But only if we let it. The truth is that you have to have accepted the idea that your worth can only be determined by your financial account for your mental health to be affected by money (or a perceived lack of it). Having said that, your business’s ability to grow will be hampered by money mindset obstacles. Here are three major roadblocks that are impeding you and your company.
Since you were a child, you have undoubtedly been fed lines about money. You know the sayings, “waste not, want not,” or “watch after the pennies, and the pounds will take care of themselves.”
These words have harmful effects on our mindset. All they accomplish is support the idea that treating money as a scarce resource is moral and leads to abundance on its own. The issue with this, though, is that it teaches your mind to do so in all financial circumstances. This encourages you to think in terms of contraction, which is a very real money mindset barrier that prevents you from growing your company. not enlargement.
But what do you do when things are hard? Adjust the belt. Save money. Spend less, and the first areas to always see a reduction in spending are R&D, marketing, and general areas of corporate expansion. Regardless of the situation of the market, if you want to grow your business, you must begin gradually introducing new narratives to your subconscious. Stories that emphasize expansion, growth, and abundance. Stories that will inspire you to keep improvement a top priority.
You may try putting down something like, “I am so happy and grateful now that money comes to me in increasing quantities, from multiple sources, on a continuous basis.” Then, make sure to pay attention to and record any changes you notice.
I refer to this as “your edge.” Although some people might describe it as your “comfort zone,” that doesn’t give the whole picture.
If you are creating goals but not achieving them, revise them. You are bumping up against your “edge,” which is why. Too rapid business growth overwhelms your subconscious, which is a concern. You reach a point when you can no longer emotionally handle what feels like an out-of-control situation.
Make “micro-shifts” or tiny moves in your growth. You’ll discover that you advance far more quickly if you gradually push your edge rather than attempting to do so all at once. Push your limits gradually. What appears to be a small stride now may appear to be a great leap in a year. You’ll start moving and growing faster than you ever imagined much sooner than you expect.
Your internal image of oneself is what I’m referring to. You see, the typical lottery winner isn’t already a millionaire (and this is another example of pushing yourself too far outside your comfort zone). Shocker. They are mostly regular people who merely gambled on something.
They also fit the description of persons who believe that winning the lottery is the only way they may get wealthy.
The problem with this is that they haven’t changed their perception of themselves over time to reflect their affluence. They encounter resistance from their subconscious when they are abruptly thrown into the life of a wealthy.
The sole purpose of our primitive subconscious mind’s programming is to keep us safe. It only understands emotional language because it is from an earlier time before intelligence. This is why childhood traumas can persist into adulthood and continue to influence our behavior.
The same is true for your company: if you don’t conduct yourself like a business owner who is totally focused on expansion and success, you won’t be. This is not a proclamation to “fake it till you make it” or something similar. It’s about realizing that in order to promote your growth, your thinking and your core identity must alter.
These three obstacles to a positive money mindset can not be overcome by feeling guilty or placing blame, but rather by admitting them and gradually making changes through time, is the way to get past them.
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