The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre Entrepreneurs
[Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written ten books. His latest books are I Was Blind But Now I See and 40 Alternatives to College. You can follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.] I’m pretty mediocre. Particularly as an entrepreneur. I’ve started a bunch of companies. That said, all entrepreneurs should be so lucky. If you want to get rich, sell your company, have time for your hobbies, raise a halfway decent family (with mediocre children, etc), and enjoy the sunset with your wife on occasion, here are some of my highly effective recommendations. - Procrastination – In between the time I wrote the last sentence and the time I wrote this one I played (and lost) a game of chess. Procrastination is your body telling you you need to back off a bit and think more about what you are doing. Try to figure out why you are procrastinating. [See also, "5 Great Things About Procrastination"]
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