What would it take for you to persevere in the face of almost insurmountable odds?
If you owned a business, could you keep the business moving forward if your personal life was falling apart?
According to an article in Forbes magazine (Felber 2022) perseverance is essential to finding success in business. Here are three key steps to being perseverant:
1. Stay focused on your goal - The first step in being perseverant is to know your goals and keep your focus on the finish line.
2. Break down your goals - An important part to any success story is to be able to break down your goals into manageable tasks.
3. Visualize success - Creating a mental image of what success looks like in your mind and focusing on that outcome will improve your chances of reaching your goal.
Mary Kay Ash is the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics. According to Direct Selling News, in 2018, Mary Kay Cosmetics was the sixth largest network marketing company in the world with an overall revenue in 2022 of $2.7 billion.
Not bad for a small startup company that began in Texas in 1963 with a $5000 investment.
Watch the video below to here about the journey Mary Kay Ash made, and the perseverance she showed in overcoming some incredible obstacles, to make her dream of starting a cosmetics company, come true.
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