FIT FOR BUSINESS
How fitness helps entrepreneurs stay on top of their game and makes them winners in business
Health is your true wealth. Entrepreneurs are known for their personal drive and ambitious goal setting, but hectic schedules and late nights can often see health and fitness fall by the wayside.
To remain at the top of their game, an entrepreneur needs to establish good habits and a focused mindset alike that of a successful athlete. There are a number of parallels between sports and business ownership, with both endeavours demanding training, preparation and goal-setting. From performance tracking, to strategy, time management and contingency planning, successful entrepreneurs take on the objectives of professional sports players to triumph in business.
It’s not just about looking good in your bathers, regular workouts help you think more clearly and improve performance. Adhering to a fitness regimen can be highly beneficial to both your physical and mental function, supporting your mind and body to operate at an optimum level.
As Nick Bell, Managing Director of WME says;
“Staying fit helps me with my focus and the running of my business.”
Some of the world’s industry leaders, including Jack Dorsey (founder of Twitter and Square) and Tim Cook (CEO, Apple Inc.), can be found in the gym at 5am, hours before the rest of the company have even started hitting the snooze button. It’s clear that in order to run a multi-million dollar company maintaining physical fitness is a must
Having all the money in the world means little if you aren’t healthy enough to enjoy it. By leading an active lifestyle business owners will benefit themselves and their companies through increased happiness, alertness, productivity and stress relief. A sound body equals a sound mind, which leads to good business decisions. Make fitness your prerogative for a more productive workplace.