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3 ways being an entrepreneur can make you a better person

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Self-improvement may not always be the most obvious goal, but perhaps it should be. In our Fingerprint for Success (F4S) research, the attitudes of the most successful entrepreneurs also tend to make you a pretty well-rounded human being. Here’s how.

1. You’ll be a better communicator.

If you want to build your own business, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll need to be an effective communicator. But what’s more, successful business builders have a 20 percent higher focus on affective communication, as compared to the rest of the working population.

What’s the difference, you ask? Affective communication prioritizes non-verbal skills, such as eye contact, facial expressions, posture and tone of voice. Being aware of not just what you’re saying but how you’re saying it helps you build rapport and even improve your pitching abilities in the boardroom.

Why does this make us better humans?

It looks like there’s plenty of science to back up our F4S research. One study claims that tone of voice between couples can predict whether the relationship will last, to 78 percent accuracy. A little warmth, eye contact and a smile goes a long way.

2. You’ll become a people person.

Ever heard of the phrase, “no man is an island”? Even though most small businesses start from a bed or garage, good entrepreneurs quickly learn they’ll get nowhere without the expertise, support and, indeed, criticism of the people around them

One of the key attitudes F4S is able to measure is affiliation - that is, your motivation for connecting and bonding with the people in your working life. Striking the right balance of affiliation promotes a healthy, collaborative and inclusive environment, which is ripe for juicy startup innovation.

If you feel you have a low motivation for affiliation and shy away from too much emotional connection, with the self-awareness gained from tools like F4S, you can adjust your behaviour and feel empowered to experiment with more interaction. Maybe you'll even be compelled to throw a pizza party or two!

Why does this make us better humans?

Well, you might just find yourself smiling a lot more. According to a landmark study, the happiest 10 percent of people were those with strong social support. And, in the words of Louis Armstrong, when you smilin’, the whole world smiles with you.

3. You’ll build your self-esteem – and help others do the same.

Of course, there’s one thing all serious business people must have in common – ambition. Our research shows that the most successful people were driven by achievement, results and rewards.

It also makes sense for strong leaders to recognize the achievements of their team members. F4S is a powerful instrument in getting to know your team, and drilling down in key areas of their working attitudes - it's invaluable for celebrating and supporting key strengths that bring out the best work in them for your business. You might find they have just as much motivation for achievement as you do.

Why does this make us better humans?

Psychology shows a positive relationship between achievement and self-esteem. People with healthy self-esteem are better at asserting themselves, making decisions and building honest relationships. Start celebrating the wins – and each other – to see the difference it makes!

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Big Picture Thinker

Inspire yourself and others to see the bigger picture! Increase your comfort and use of abstract and strategic thinking to gain a broader perspective in work and life. Big picture thinking is key in communication, leadership, businesses, selling, marketing, and situations where you need to get the gist of things quickly.

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Goal Catcher

Inspire yourself and others to see and achieve grand visions and goals. A focus on goals is especially helpful for inspirational leaders, starting your own business, impactful communication, or for achieving awesome outcomes at work and in life.

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Personal Power

In this high impact eight week program Coach Marlee will help you increase your comfort and confidence to be in positions of influence and leadership, navigate organizational politics and also help you develop greater confidence to compete and influence at the top of your industry or field.

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Start Fast

Close the gap between your great ideas and starting them. Energy and drive for starting is key for inventing new things, starting businesses, selling, marketing, socializing or in situations where you need to think on your feet.

5 - 15 minutes
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Trust Your Gut Feel

Explore, strengthen and stand by what you believe in at work and in life. Trust in your ‘gut feel’ and point of view is especially helpful for influencing, starting your own business, having your personal needs met and for living an authentic and meaningful life.

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Vital Wellbeing

In this high impact nine week program Coach Marlee will help you to increase your energy, vitality and general wellbeing while also helping you to break through self sabotage and develop life long skills for emotional resilience and self-esteem. Enjoy weekly cutting edge science backed wellbeing resources from both Marlee and our wellbeing partner Blisspot.

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“Trust Your Gut coaching program helped me build deeper levels of self-esteem and how I valued myself vis-a-vis the greater world. It also taught me courage to believe in my beliefs, and that it is not about success or failure, but that we give it a go, a try”

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"I have learned how to communicate better using every tool I have in myself, especially in learning how to use my tone of voice"

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