According to nationally-recognized small business expert Louis Barajas, mind-set is crucial to building a successful enterprise that doesn’t overtake one’s life. “When you make your business a part of your life rather than the other way around, you put your life at the center of your effort, and your business revolves around it,” he says. “This gives you time and energy for relationships, health, contribution, growth, and education – and your business. You will also come to your business refreshed, relaxed, with greater resources, and ultimately more drive and focus.
In his book, SMALL BUSINESS, BIG LIFE: Five Steps To Creating A Great Life With Your Own Small Business, (Published by Grupo Nelson, ISBN-13: 978-0-88113-222-9) Barajas shares his proven tools for starting, building, and running a productive business while keeping the rest of one’s life flourishing.
Barajas speaks from more than sixteen years’ experience helping entrepreneurs transform themselves. An award-winning small business owner and sought-after keynote speaker, Barajas’ strategies have helped thou-sands of people create wealth.
Sharing stories from his clients and drawing on his own experiences, from helping with his father’s business while he was still a young boy to starting his own financial consulting firm in East Los Angeles, Barajas shows how to attain a winning mind-set. According to Barajas, this begins with four cornerstones of personal greatness – Truth, Responsibility, Awareness, and Courage – that keep people on track for building both a better life and a stronger business.
He then guides readers through the five steps crucial for creating a fulfilling small business that stands the test of time:
Your life blueprint. Barajas shows readers how to identify their values and priorities – their life blueprint – and explains how this can be used as a guide to
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