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Refresh your business: How determined are you?


Determination can be one of the key factors that …well, ‘determine’ whether you are going to fail, just get by, or see smashing success. It’s the ability to keep pushing through when things are tough, and then keep pushing upward when things get better.

Determination is much more than initiative. It is well thought-out, assertive action plan driven by a deep desire to succeed in your own business.

Determination generally makes the difference between actually starting a business and just talking about it.

Being goal-oriented is not enough; what you also need is the determination to make it happen.

Successful small business operators tend to believe strongly in themselves and their ability to achieve the goals they set.

They believe that events in their life are mainly self-determined and that they have a major influence over their personal destiny.

They possess an intense level of commitment to overcoming hurdles, solving problems and completing the job.

People with low determination will give up when the road gets tough.  They get overwhelmed easily when things don’t go their way.

I work with women who are naturally determined types and have built resilience over the course of their lives.  This helps them create a business and stick with it through the bad times.  Determination is an attractive trait as they are able to get up after disappointment and take further action quickly to rectify and improve the situation for next time.

I recommend you look at yourself and determine how much determination you have access to, as this will be a major secret to your success in your business.

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About Katrena Friel

Katrena Friel is ‘Australia's Leading Success Coach for Intrapreneurs’ and the author of the Refresh Your Career series. She is an international keynote speaker, fully qualified corporate trainer, therapist, facilitator, executive coach and award winning author, delivering sessions around the world. Katrena's energy and expressive approach will energise and challenge behaviors, beliefs and thinking. Known for her practical, pragmatic approach, she has been described as highly dynamic, spirited and empathic. Katrena is an expert in personal and professional development, helping people escape their current thinking in an express format. With people reporting that in 2 days they learnt more about themselves and others, than they have in the last 20 years. Katrena will enable you to have a giant leap forward in your evolution and ensure you become an expert in your field of excellence. The aim is to INSPIRE – ALIGN – ACTIVATE. You will walk away feeling refreshed, empowered, confident that you have a new deep understanding of your capability, more assured around how to add more value and guarantee your future, with an increased sense of self belief and self value. For those that value honesty, growth, creditability, expertise, experience and authenticity, then Katrena will Refresh your Thinking.

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