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Roller coasters are supposed to be fun because you get to climb to the top of the track, look around at everything and then all-of-a-sudden whoosh your diving downward at top speed. Twist, turns and even loops. That's great fun at an amusement park but not when running a business. A metaphorical roller coast ride as an entrepreneur is having an epic high like a new client, big check or other great success but then what goes up must also come back down. Often in business, these highs and lows happen in the same week. That's the roller coaster. ⠀ ⠀ So, what do you do? Strive for a more predictable middle. Avoid making decisions when you're at the very top or very bottom. Understand that neither the euphoria of wins or the dread of a loss (taking an "L") is permanent. Predictability is key to a successful business, so go after those highs to balance the lows (it happens to everyone, not just you) but work towards consistency. The roller coaster is a lot of fun, but it's exhausting at the same time. If you want a long, healthy career try staying off the roller coaster or at least try to make it a short ride. ⠀ ⠀ Don't think you're bulletproof when you are on top and don't quit just because you came crashing back down. Balance yourself and understand we all take this ride from time to time. ⠀ ⠀ Good luck! See you next week. May the Forth (5/4/19) be with you. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle.⠀ ⠀ Listen the full 5 min. #SaturdayMorningHustle Podcast on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle or #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle or @Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding or Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Entrepreneur #Business #Career #Advice #Success #Coffee #Caffeine #Dedication #Consistency #Predictability #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation

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It's an exciting #SaturdayMorningHustle weekend around here! Startup OKC – A Weekend-Long Startup Competition is happening in our building @Project3810. I love this stuff! Shoutout to @StartupGrindOKC for making it happen.⠀ ⠀ Young, up-and-coming entrepreneurs all get in a room to meet, discuss potential business ideas and form teams to develop the best ideas and pitch to a panel of experts for constructive criticism. It's the process of starting a business, just shrunk into a weekend and executed in a safe space for learning and developing as a professional.⠀ ⠀ If you're not interested in the process, feedback, change and working within realistic expectations than you have no business calling yourself an entrepreneur. An open mind, adaptability and strategic (not just tactical) thinking are the keys to starting and managing a successful business. ⠀ ⠀ So, what is Startup OKC? Startup OKC is a 3-day event during which teams of participants pitch ideas for new startups. They then form teams around the ideas presented, and work the entire weekend to build an MVP (minimum viable product), identify customers, refine MVP, market research, customer validation, refine MVP, validate, business model & rollout strategy, pitch prep & finally on Sunday evening. Pitch!⠀ ⠀ Throughout the weekend participants network with other teams and individuals at Startup OKC. Mentors will be in and out throughout the weekend. The mentors are some of the best and innovative minds from around Oklahoma City.⠀ ⠀ Good luck to everyone participating in Startup OKC and all of you out there in the universe. If you need some advice from a mentor, hit me below or at TheGoldingGroup.com.⠀ ⠀ See you next week. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle.⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #StartUp #Process #Entrepreneur #Business #Development #Pitch #Feedback #ConstructiveCriticism #Adapt #Pivot #Process #Success #WorkSmart then #WorkHard

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Attitude Of Gratitude and Appreciation! “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Mark Twain. ⠀ ⠀ I'm feeling that right now for sure. Check out the podcast for all the reasons to celebrate everyone involved in your success.⠀ ⠀ Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle. ⠀ ⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayMorning #SaturdayMotivation #SaturdayThoughts #Thankful #Thanks #Attitude #Gratitude #Appreciation #Collaboration #Success #Karma #Career #Advice #Hustle #SideHustle #Hobby #Volunteer #Passion #Motivation #Happiness #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #Coffee #Effort #KeepingItReal 💯

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Advice: Stop using the term "Failure". Stop embracing the idea of failure as a part of success. It's not! You will have negative events, setbacks, errors, missteps, undesirable outcomes, bad results, screwups and near disasters – but not failure because failure is the final level opposite of success. Failure is when something is so bad it ends the campaign, project, business, etc…. ⠀ ⠀ Take these "less than ideal" outcomes and make the necessary adjustments and corrections to create a better outcome the next time. Do NOT embrace the failure, but fight harder to never be in the predicament again. Focus on turning weaknesses (we all have them) into strengths and creating opportunity from setbacks. ⠀ ⠀ Swipe Right Bonus Idea: You're going to hear more No more than Yes. It's a statistical thing. But, a No is not a failure, it's a minor course correction. Keep focused on success.⠀ ⠀ Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle. ⠀ ⠀ #Success #Opportunity #Advice #SaturdayThoughts #Failure #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #RiseAndGrind #Business #Entrepreneur #SideHustle #StartUp #WorkSmart #WorkHard #StartUpLife #NoExcuses #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Motivation #AboveAndBeyond #Inspire #Motivate #Opportunity

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#SaturdayMorningHustle post #TEDxOklahomaCity with recharged batteries. The best thing you can do for yourself is to occasionally stop, interrupt your routine and challenge yourself to listen with an open mind to people who might agree or disagree with our point of view. https://www.tedxoklahomacity.com/ ⠀ ⠀ Shoutout to everyone who tells me #IRL that you check out the #SMH each week. This is a sign of your massive intellect and will guarantee your future success. In all seriousness, I appreciate everyone who makes these post part of your weekend.⠀ ⠀ Great speakers, great people in the room, connecting with people you only know online & meeting new people all make for a great event. Conversations & collaborations are the keys to success! ⠀ ⠀ So, how have you challenged yourself recently? How are you collaborating in your community? What changes can you make for the better? What small steps can you take to make things better for other people? Think about it, then do something. ⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Success #Advice #Business #Entrepreneur #Vison #Hustle #Grind #Saturday & #Sunday #EvenOnTheWeekend #LikeABoss #Community #Opportunity #RiseAndGrind #Startup #StartupLife #Goals #TEDx #OklahomaCity #OKC #Collaboration #Conversation #Challenge #ThinkDifferent

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Question: What is the definition of success? That thing we all chase, the reason we work on the weekend, the ultimate motivator…. How do you define success? Let's talk about it! After you listen to this week's episode, tell me your definition of success in the comments below. Keep #Hustling and #Grinding #EvenOnTheWeekend to control your own success. Thanks for listening. Good luck and see you next week! Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on @spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle. ⠀ #Success #Career #Advice #Business #Entrepreneur #Vison #Hustle #Grind #Saturday #Sunday #LikeABoss #Opportunity #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Success #RiseAndGrind #Startup #StartupLife #Goals #Attitude

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#SaturdayMorningHustle #RideAndGrind #Hustle #EvenOnTheWeekend and also when you're under the weather (like I am this week). BUT the hustle never stops. Check out the podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle @Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle for more details from my @bbbcentralok #TrustTalk this week.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Thanks to BBB of Central Oklahoma for letting me kick off Trust Talks series for 2019. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ #Success #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Entrepreneurs #Entrepreneurship #SideHustle #Business #BusinessTips #StartupLife #StartUps #Marketing #MarketingStrategy #LiveEvent #PublicSpeaking #Motivation #Inspiration #Information #Advice #Community #Professional #Development

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