Vision is seeing the future as you want it to be. Visionaries have a knack for seeing possibilities that are hidden from others and believe it is inevitable that the vision will be realized. This belief puts them in action. You need enough imagination to recognize advantageous opportunities. Having a vision provides the intended purpose and direction for an organization or an individual.
Although first impressions may not be reliable, you probably know that you only get one chance to make that initial impression. This applies to social situations and to your career and/or entrepreneurial endeavors.
Setting goals is a game of precision. You want to set clear and explicit goals that can be measured. In other words, you want to set SMART goals – which stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timeframe – and put them in writing.
Though I grew up in relative poverty with a struggling single mom, I put in the hard work to excel academically at my public high school in New Brighton, Pennsylvania. Figuratively speaking, I was hungry, and I did not want to stay stuck in the narrative of not having as much, wanting more, and experiencing a lack of access because of resources. At the age of six, I knew I wanted to go to college. I saw education as the passport to improve my financial future.
We have started a new Meetup group named the Houston Entrepreneurial Resource Organization (HERO) so you can be the ‘hero’ or ‘shero’ in your own life.