Momentum: A “Must-Have” For Every Startup! Every Business!

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Original content by Aura Alex Retired

Time is fleeting. That’s for sure. It’s close to the beginning of a new year. New goals. And new directions.

Of course, building, managing, and growing a business is complex, especially at the outset. It’s a project so much bigger than you are. Its sheer size and complexity can be daunting to the point of paralysis. 

So, how do you create momentum in the face of a vast project? And once it’s made, how do you maintain it?

These are questions with no easy answers. Good news! Creating momentum is a process. Like any process, it can be studied. Learned. And ultimately mastered.

There are keys to building and maintaining that sense of momentum.  These keys will help you unlock and build momentum.  Regardless of your particular project or business, these keys apply.

The First Key: Forget About Right Angles

Nature abhors right angles.  There are few straight paths in nature. 

So why would you expect that there’s a straight path between you and your goal? 

The odds are there isn’t a straight path. And that is fine. Welcome the crooked path, not as an obstacle, but as an adventure.  Don’t be frustrated by the twists and turns along the way.  Frustration is the enemy of momentum.  Cherish that crooked path.  Now follow it.  Learn along the way to the achievement of your goal.

The Second Key: Discipline

Is there anything scary about being your own boss?  You are the boss!  Show up late.  Have long lunches. Skip over some duties for a day. Now, you do those things; you will delay and perhaps actually derail your quest to reach the goal.  Your goal.  And delaying or derailing it doesn’t serve your interests. Force yourself to keep your nose snug to the grindstone. There is no other way. This is your dream.  Nobody else is going to work harder to realize the dream than you. This requires discipline.

And discipline creates new habits. Do something often enough, and it becomes part of your psyche—a habit.  Use discipline for the creation of new habits that help you achieve your goals and realize your dreams. You make more significant strides more quickly than you ever thought possible.  Every epic journey begins this way. 

Marco Polo could have just decided to stay home.  Instead, he packed a bag, went outside, and took a step.  Then another.  And then another, leading to the most epic adventure of his Age.  That’s precisely what you must do: create new habits.

The Third Key: Giving

Whatever the subject of your business, it’s about selling.  And more.  Selling is the core of your business that allows you to keep doing business.  Indeed, to excel, you must do more than continue. You’ve got to GIVE. And in giving, you foster and create connections that will grow and expand with time.  This intricate web will give back in ways you may not be able to fathom or fully appreciate when you’re giving.  But you’ll experience the effects of that giving throughout your project. 

The best part? This web adds momentum, providing that bit of outside assistance.  Just at the moment, you need it!  Give, and give often. The more you give, the stronger that web becomes as the silent underpinning of your entire operation. 

The Fourth Key: Energy and Enthusiasm

Recall the day you had the first idea for your business.  Excited?  Filled to the brim! Exploding with excitement, you decided to take the plunge.  

Your energy may wane over time, and you’ll have to find ways to keep the magic alive. Your relationship to your idea changes over time because YOU change.  You get tired. You are mired in the day-to-day work to make the dream real.  Recharge yourself to get another jolt of energy from the earliest days.  Unplug.  Get away from the daily routine. Think about and remember why you started your project.  You’ll feel your energy returning.

The Fifth (and Final) Key: Patience

Entrepreneurs have big dreams, a good thing. But, big dreams are not fulfilled overnight. March steadily toward your goal. Think about it. Give yourself credit for how far you’ve come.  When frustrated, it’s easy to overlook your accomplishments and to focus on the negatives.  This can hurt momentum – almost as much as paralysis.  Practice the fine art of patience.  It will be good for you and good for your business.

In the end, there’s only one question that matters. 

“Are you ready and willing to take the steps necessary to build the momentum your business needs to thrive?”

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Comments (11)

Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Wanda, I did see her post before and what a wonderful post to re-blog, Endre

Dec 04, 2021 06:37 PM
Brian L. Sirota, Esq.
Bristar Realty (Realtor/Attorney) - Orange, CA
For Solutions: (714) 501-7660

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!  While I don't always comment on Aura Alex posts, I do read them.

Let me say this:  EVERY ONE of her posts is a gem!    She's marvelously talented and her presence on AR is a gift.   

Dec 04, 2021 06:54 PM
Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Thank you for sharing this post today Wanda. Well thought out and fun read.





Dec 04, 2021 10:34 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

so true on the momentum piece.  Thank you again for the post.  Enjoy today, as you know a new week starts tomorrow.  Rest up and be ready. bill

Dec 05, 2021 05:30 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

Nice post to reblog Wanda! And I do agree, time is flying by. Christmas is 20 days away and  shortly after a new year!


Dec 05, 2021 06:59 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Have enjoyed reading her posts Endre Barath, Jr. and wanted to further the message!

Dec 05, 2021 07:52 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

She is a wonderful human. I do agree that she is a talented writer, Brian L. Sirota, Esq. and thanks for stopping by!

Dec 05, 2021 07:54 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

You are so very welcome Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, glad you enjoyed it!

Dec 05, 2021 07:55 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Yes, next week will be busy with new buyer clients, brainstorming for a successful 2022, signing greeting, cards, wrapping gifts and mailing packages for the Gbabies. Busy, busy Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog, wishing you a wonderful week as well!

Dec 05, 2021 07:57 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Who knew that 2022 would come so fast, Carla Freund? Looking to wrap up 2021 with momentum and gusto!

Dec 05, 2021 07:58 AM
Carla Freund

I hope you end 2021 with everything you were planning for. All the best! 

Dec 06, 2021 06:10 AM
Aura Alex
Seattle, WA
Retired Real Estate Pro

Brian L. Sirota, Esq., I seldom have difficulties finding words when someone candidly speaks positively about me and my work. I'm stunned and speechless at your compliment! Thank you for your kind and warm words from the bottom of my heart! 💛

Dec 05, 2021 04:34 PM