Debra Condren > Press Clips > Porter, Jane. "Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business." Business & Small Business. Enterpreneur, 20 June 2011. Web., June 20, 2011

Porter, Jane. "Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business." Business & Small Business. Enterpreneur, 20 June 2011. Web.
Five steps to see your company in a new way -- and make a comeback.

Step 2: Avoid naysayers and watch what you feed your mind. It's easy to start and end your day watching the news, but beware of the negative messages you're getting from headlines, says Condren. She suggests limiting your news intake to once a day. "You want to stay current and skim the headlines, but stay away from the rest of it," she says.

Read something inspiring instead, ideally just before bed and right when you wake up. "The last thing you put into your mind before you go to sleep is what you are going to focus on," says Condren. She recommends books like the 1937 classic Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, The War of Art by Steven Pressfield (Warner Books, 2003) and The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman (Miramax, 2004).


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