How to Savor Your Success

Remember that moment? You know, that little thing that signified a benchmark for personal success? Did you let it fly by? Maybe it was a next-level client, or generating higher revenue, or…heck…a new baby!  Well, guess what? You did it! Congratulations!

…so, what happens next?

For some reason, entrepreneurs have a tendency to wolf down life’s most savory morsels instead of sitting back and drinking them in. If life, for you, is what happens while you’re busy making other plans, you need to watch this 80 second slice. And, please, savor what you are about to watch.

Click to tweet this: Having a lot on your plate doesn’t mean you can’t savor the sweetest things on it.  @DaveCrenshaw

Video transcript:

When you experience success, do you savor it? Do you take in these good moments and recognize them?

This is a common problem for many entrepreneurs. Even once I experienced this; as I was processing through my inbox quickly, there was a picture from my daughter. And I was just flying past it and just filling it away.

Then I realized I needed to follow my own system that I teach to clients. Here’s the process:

Number one, you mentally acknowledge it. “That was so nice to get that card from Ella.”

Number two, you emotionally acknowledge it by asking the question: “How did that make me feel?”

And then number three, you verbally acknowledge it by saying out loud: “That was so nice to get that from her.”

That will help you start to recognize these moments when they happen.

Now, I would love to hear from you. What tips do you have to help other entrepreneurs better recognize these good moments when they happen? Please share that in the comments section below.

Also ,if you have a question you’d like me to answer, ask that below as well.

Thanks for watching. Now please savor the moment.

Join the conversation: What tips do you have to help other entrepreneurs better recognize these good moments when they happen?

I respond to every question and comment. So, please, join the conversation!

7 Archived Responses to “How to Savor Your Success”

  1. reddva says:

    Could not watch Video. It stated video is private.

  2. Todd says:

    I try to go beyond saying it aloud to myself and go to that person personally, over the phone, or in an email to say “thank you” and let them know how it made me feel. I find that creates additional reciprocity and good will.

  3. Angy Ford says:

    My comment may be a bit different than what you asked, but my thought is WOW this would work for anyone, even if they aren’t a business owner. We all could use this advice….I’ll start today.

    • Angy Ford says:

      Also, this concept is bigger than I think we realize at first glance, one of your best video’s. Thanks Dave!

    • Thank you for your words of support, Angy! You’re right, I say “entrepreneur” because that is who my Most Valuable Customer is, yet this is a principle that can apply to all. We’re all becoming conditioned by our multitasking world to keep moving, always be stimulated. However, we can and must take the time to feel and enjoy the little wonderful moments of life.