Profile On JustLuxe On LuxeLounge Comments

Lifestyle
The Value Of The Work Hard, Play Hard Ethic Explained By Entrepreneur Rich Gorman
By: Janifar    |    January 28, 2014   |   10 Comments (3) (0)

Entrepreneur Rich Gorman believes that rewarding yourself for hard work is a must for business and personal growth. If you’re toiling away in the office every day, a reward will help drive your sense of motivation.

Money in the bank is considered by many to be the most important reward for hard work. But enjoying yourself is vital for every successful business person, Gorman advocates. Without some time to relax, recuperate and enjoy the spoils of your hard work, you can lose the drive that helped your business grow.

“I love an affluent lifestyle,” says Gorman. “Look, you know the old saying work hard, play hard. I heavily promote rewarding yourself. If you don’t take care of yourself you can’t take care of anyone else.”

If you’re not used to treating yourself, you may not know where to begin. According to Inc.com magazine, many successful entrepreneurs focus on the little things. Small splurges can give a big boost that goes a long way to getting through the work week – or just the day. Allow yourself to splurge on the purchase of something special – whether it’s a pair of shoes or a fancy meal – and you will give yourself the motivation you need to keep up your hard work.

Gorman agrees that indulging yourself can help drive your success.

“Once a year, I buy myself a watch based on how well I did that year,” he says. “Setting goals and learning how to reward yourself for meeting them is important.”

Building some self-care time into your schedule is also vital, and it’s often those who work hardest that don’t do enough of this. Entrepreneur Kim Kaupe of ZinePak told Inc.com magazine that her way of caring for herself is to allow herself extra sleep on some nights. It keeps her mind clear and body healthy and ensures she’s in top shape to keep her business going.

Going on a vacation is another essential that is often overlooked by hardworking executives. Online business-owner Brendan McCarthy told Inc.com that he often takes extended business trips to balance out his hard work with some play. It gives him a chance to enjoy a new place, see some sights and relax before returning to the grind. Entrepreneur Quienetha Frasier devotes Sunday afternoons to recharging for the upcoming week by unplugging her gadgets and reading or enjoying music. This not only helps her recuperate, but also revitalizes her mind and gives her inspiration.

Executives and busy workers often miss out on the gratification of exercise and healthy activities, but Inc.com advises that fitness goals – such as running a race or managing a new yoga pose – can exist alongside of your main business goals. They can help you maintain balance by mixing up your routine.When you need some time to kick back and release the tension you built from stressful meetings at work, a professional massage can be invaluable.

Doing the same thing every day can be demotivating, so it’s a good idea to mix it up with some new activities. Try picking up a new hobby, like learning a musical instrument. Another option, advises entrepreneur Patrick Conley, is to upgrade your gadgets. This can also help your business as well by allowing you to become more efficient and technologically up-to-date.

While it’s okay – and even important – to take care of yourself, it is just as important to live reasonably so you can afford the lifestyle you want to maintain, Gorman suggests.

“I think to achieve luxury living, you need to live within your means,” Gorman said. “I just bought a home this year, until this year I rented, because a $750k house is far nicer than a $500k house, and I wanted to wait until I could invest in that luxury.”

But, he explains, dreaming of a more luxurious lifestyle is a great way to prod yourself to accomplish more. If you’re living a $50k salary, you may be motivated to build something greater for yourself if that is what you are seeking.

“What I tell people is, if you want something different, you have to do something different. You can’t expect to have a better outcome if you’re engaging in the same types of activities as everyone else. If you’re doing what people who make $50k per year are doing, you shouldn’t expect to make $500k per year,” Gorman said.

Whether you’re living the life of a successful entrepreneur or just working hard to meet your business goals, your industrious efforts deserve rich rewards. According to Rich Gorman, motivating yourself to keep working hard or to accomplish bigger goals is fundamental to achieving success in your business and life.

Write a Story/Review about Life

Post a Comment

 
10 Comments on this Article

Admas Ellia commented on October 16, 2014

My name is ADMAS ELLIA and i want to testify of the good work done by a faithful man DR OFURE a spell caster in my life i never thought there is such thing as spiritual intercession. my problem started 5 months back when the father of my kids started putting up some strange behaviour, i never knew he was having an affair outside our matrimonial home. it dawn on me on that faithful day 4th of April 20st 2:23pm when he came to the house to pick his things, that was when i knew that situation has gotten out of hand and he then told me he want to quit the marriage which i have built for over 6 years, i was confused and dumbfounded i called on family's and friends but to no avail. two months after i started having problem with my kids welfare, rent-age and all of it, i really went through hair. until a day i was browsing on the internet and i happen to meet DR OFRUE, i never believed on this but i needed my man back so i gave the spell caster my problem at first i never trusted him so i was just doing it but you know a problem shared is half solved after 2das my husband called me Telling me that he his coming back home and that was all. now we are living happily as husband and wife, i still can believe it just too real to be real it highly unbelievable on this great joy for those of you that are going through heart broke or any kind of problem i must tell you this great man has the power to solve any problem hear is the great man email:OFURELOVESPELL@GMAIL.COM or you call +2348149158514 ..

Reply    Report this Comment

Admas Ellia commented on October 16, 2014

My name is ADMAS ELLIA and i want to testify of the good work done by a faithful man DR OFURE a spell caster in my life i never thought there is such thing as spiritual intercession. my problem started 5 months back when the father of my kids started putting up some strange behaviour, i never knew he was having an affair outside our matrimonial home. it dawn on me on that faithful day 4th of April 20st 2:23pm when he came to the house to pick his things, that was when i knew that situation has gotten out of hand and he then told me he want to quit the marriage which i have built for over 6 years, i was confused and dumbfounded i called on family's and friends but to no avail. two months after i started having problem with my kids welfare, rent-age and all of it, i really went through hair. until a day i was browsing on the internet and i happen to meet DR OFRUE, i never believed on this but i needed my man back so i gave the spell caster my problem at first i never trusted him so i was just doing it but you know a problem shared is half solved after 2das my husband called me Telling me that he his coming back home and that was all. now we are living happily as husband and wife, i still can believe it just too real to be real it highly unbelievable on this great joy for those of you that are going through heart broke or any kind of problem i must tell you this great man has the power to solve any problem hear is the great man email:OFURELOVESPELL@GMAIL.COM or you call +2348149158514

Reply    Report this Comment

Roland Michael commented on October 16, 2014

Sometimes in life giving up is not the best option, some of us couldn't even take NO for an answer, I am one of such, I have visited so many forums and some of the people I met on such sites told me to forget about my wife or maybe I should just let go , I always believe in following my dreams and I believe that I can get whatever I want or be who I wanna be at any point in my life. Why am saying this? My wife left me 4 years ago he told me it is over between us i was sad when i had that for the first time but like I said I can always get whatever I want in life which was what I did, i ensure that I got him back home with me with the help of a great man call Dr Osauyi known as OSAUYILOVESPELL@YAHOO.COM he cast a return spell for me now wife is back home with me and we are having a good life together again.it just too real to be real It highly unbelievable i never know this braking relationship gonna come to an end am so happy for what Dr Osauyi have just don for me for any one that is having same problem with me or any kinds of problem contact Dr Osauyi his the solution to all problem and he can be of help to you any time. his the best spell caster so far in the instant So Be the next to share your testimony to people on how Dr osauyi help you just like the way i did AGAIN YOU CAN CONTACT THE GREAT MAN ON OSAUYILOVESPELL@YAHOO.COM OR YOU CAN CALL HIS CELL PHONE ON +2347064294395 good luck

Reply    Report this Comment

Há»?p T??c Th?°??ng Má??i commented on April 4, 2014

thanks for sharing this y tuong doc dao | ke hoach chi tieu | chua moi mat |

Reply    Report this Comment

Há»?p T??c Th?°??ng Má??i commented on April 4, 2014

thanks for sharing it http://tieudunghay.com/threads/kinh-nghiem-phan-biet-laptop-xin.33167/ http://www.1nhap.vn/threads/3073-Chon-cach-chao-hang-truc-tuyen-hieu-qua-nhat http://suckhoe123.com/threads/s%E1%BB%B1-nguy-hi%E1%BB%83m-ti%E1%BB%81m-%E1%BA%A8n-c%E1%BB%A7a-b%E1%BB%87nh-cao-huy%E1%BA%BFt-%C3%81p.1540/

Reply    Report this Comment

Hemip Shyl commented on March 27, 2014

HAVE FOUND A SPELL CASTER WHO HELPED ME WITH A FERTILITY SPELL AND HELPED ME HAVE MY OWN BABY. IT ALL HAPPENED WHEN MY HUSBAND SENT ME PACKING FOR NOT ABLE TO GIVE HIM A BABY AFTER 4YEARS OF OUR MARRIAGE.I ATE DIFFERENT PILLS AND NOTHING HAPPENED UNTIL A FRIEND INTRODUCED PRIEST HALLIFAT TO ME WHO ALSO HELP HIM GET A CHILD. HE CAST A SPELL FOR ME AND I GOT PREGNANT FEW WEEKS LATER, IF YOU NEED HIM ASSISTANCE, HIS EMAIL: LIFECENTRE@LIVE.COM

Reply    Report this Comment

Hemip Shyl commented on March 27, 2014

Are you need help to solve your infertility problem or to get pregnant? contact Priest Hallifat shrine on this email (lifecentre@live.com) I am Clinton Martha from london, I have been trying for eyears to get pregnant and needed help! i have Been going to the doctors but still nothing. The doctor said that me and my husband are fine and I don't know where else to turn. Until one day my friend introduce me to this Africa voodoo specialist who helped her to get back her lost husband back with love spell and also made her pregnant, So I decided to contact this spell caster Priest Hallifat on his email (lifecentre@live.com) after interaction with him he instructed me on what to do, after then i should have sex with the my husband or any man I love in this world, And i did so, within the next one months i went for a check up and my doctor confirmed that i am 2weeks pregnant of two babies. I am so happy!! if you also need help to get pregnant or need your ex back please contact his email address: lifecentre@live.com , I am now a mother of twins. He will also do it for you. THANKS.

Reply    Report this Comment

Ron Gamble commented on March 10, 2014

Reaping the rewards of hard work is a super important thing to do. You have to feel like it's all "worth it" otherwise the work becomes stale and not worth it.

Reply    Report this Comment

James commented on March 10, 2014

That's some awesome advice! You usually never hear about business execs talking about self-indulging in themselves, but Rich is right. If you don't reward yourself every once in a while, you'll easily lose your drive to keep going forward. A little reward here and there never hurts to remind yourself why you're started all of this in the first place. Good advice!

Reply    Report this Comment

Sophie commented on March 10, 2014

Working hard and playing hard is definitely important for success. Avoid burning out by balancing work-life and rewarding success.

Reply    Report this Comment

Share This

Related JustLuxe Articles:

Sign-In: Connect. Converse. Influence.

BEST OF LUXURY

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Most Recent

BADGES The more active you are, the more rewards you earn!