Skip to main content

The Unstoppable Entrepreneur Has “Sisu”


Unstoppable Entrepreneuship author Ilkka O. Lavas
preparing for half-triathlon.
Being unstoppable means you have Finnish “sisu” at your core. Sisu means taking action against the odds and displaying courage and determination in the face of adversity. It’s about deciding on a course of action, then sticking to that decision
despite repeated failures. Some people feel that sisu also implies a bit of madness – the type of reckless sense of adventure that inspires a person to take on something in the face of incredible odds.

Sisu is the secret ingredient of life that empowers entrepreneurs. I’ve spoken with thousands of entrepreneurs and noticed
that it’s true – entrepreneurs have special superpowers! They have sisu, along with good habits. And they also have a crazy sense of adventure when it comes to taking on risks. That makes them unstoppable.

As an entrepreneur I love helping people so much that it doesn’t make sense – one might even call it a bit “crazy”. I love it when my customers thrive and grow. I love that more than my own achievements. Their successes make my own life
important and successful.

I’m also super enthusiastic about my work and don’t even count the hours spent there. I enjoy it when people at work feel good and achieve their goals, plus our goals together. When my company almost went bankrupt 12 years ago, it was a huge challenge for me. And yet – it was an awesome experience. I wouldn’t change any of it because I learned so much from that turnaround.

Entrepreneurship is about living life with the pros and cons. Sometimes you enjoy success. Sometimes you learn from your mistakes and failures. As an entrepreneur, you accept life has its good days and its bad. Sometimes life makes you angry. Sometimes it makes you cry. Sometimes you’ll jump for joy. A happy and full life embraces all types of feelings and life adventures.

Ilkka O. Lavas
unstoppable entrepreneur
Twitter: @lavas 
Author Profile at Amazon: http://amazon.com/author/ilkkalavas

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

How can I remove Kiwi App?

How can I remove Kiwi App?Kiwi App is annoying and little bit dangerous.Kiwi App on Facebook is spreading like a virus. Be careful when installing. Installing the Kiwi app sends automatic invites to all your Facebook friends as they were selected by default. Typically people want to invite people to good apps if they like app but not like this :( Kiwi app is a little bit like Ask.fm, but it's location based asking is new. You can leave questions where you are and people nearby can answer your question. You can remove Kiwi App like this:
How to uninstall Kiwi? Open Facebook Games & Apps. Select Kiwi.




How to delete Kiwi App: Select 1. Privacy settings from Settings. Then select 2. Remove App.
Be careful when installing apps. Some of them may not handle your Facebook friends politely. Have a successful life!
Ilkka O. Lavas
Kiwi user who someway somehow managed to skip invite all friends page but got 55 invites in 2 days :) Sources: What is Kiwi App? How to delete Kiwi App

Deep dive into my Unstoppable Entrepreneurship book

I recently took a deep dive into my book Unstoppable Entrepreneurship on The Entrepreneurs Library.

Listen to my interview with Wade Danielson onThe Entrepreneurs Library

That was my first interview ever on podcast overseas. Skype seemed to work well during interview. I did not prepare very well, but first interview is always a little bit exciting. Next time I can be better. These radio/podcast interviews are something that you can learn only live on radio or podcast.

You can be unstoppable, if you want to.
Have a successful life!

Ilkka O. Lavas unstoppable entrepreneur
Twitter: @lavas


LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ilkkaolavas Author Profile at Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ilkka-O.-Lavas/e/B00QNWZDNS/ Unstoppable Entrepreneurship book: http://www.amazon.com/Unstoppable-Entrepreneurship-unstoppable-entrepreneur-become-ebook/dp/B00ON3Z7L2/

What is Kiwi App on Facebook and why am I getting a lot of invites for it ?

Kiwi App on Facebook is spreading like a virus. Be careful when installing. Installing the Kiwi app sends automatic invites to all your Facebook friends as they were selected by default. Typically people want to invite people to good apps if they like app but not like this :( Is Kiwi App dangerous? Yes. Kiwi invites your all friend by default. You have to be very professional user to skip automatic invitation. Some people call it virus marketing. Kiwi App, 10 million downloads Kiwi App has been downloaded for 10 million times. In Kiwi app you can ask questions from your friends or random people. You can ask questions anonymously and leave questions by location on map. In Kiwi App you can ask your friends questions and answer theirs. Kiwi App is spreading fast like a virus because you can invite your Facebook friends to it accidentally.
Kiwi invites your all Facebook friends by default. Be careful when installing.Kiwi App is similar to Ask.fm Kiwi app is a little bit like Ask.fm, but it…