How do I stay positive in negative times?

How do I stay positive in negative times?


My business had a really bad year last year and I’m feeling pretty despondent. How do I keep pushing forward and motivating my staff, when I myself feel so demotivated?

When you’ve had a tough year it’s natural to feel less than optimistic about the year ahead. However, there are tactics you can deploy to rediscover your enthusiasm – and why you started the business in the first place.

  • Remind yourself of your end goal, the reason you get out of bed in the morning
  • Just keep moving forward, don’t ever give up
  • Change with the times – don’t allow your business to stagnate in a comfort zone
  • Only take calculated risks
  • Learn from your mistakes.

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Andrew Bahlmann
Andrew Bahlmann is quickly becoming recognised as a CORPRENEUR™ that is successfully increasing his clients’ ‘Profit per Minute’. With a background in sales, marketing and finance, he introduces his clients to new and innovative ways to sustainably extract more out of their businesses and people. Andrew’s experience consists of running his own destination management business to looking after the sales and marketing balance sheet of R114 billion at WesBank as that portfolio’s CFO. He is also the founder of Visit, or email