Did you know that one of the first American entrepreneurs was Benjamin Franklin, who is still regarded as the most successful and pioneering? Of course, it wasn’t just known for his inventions and successes; it was also known for his wise words. One of his most infamous sayings was “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
It made sense then, it makes sense now, and it’ll continue to make sense in the years to come.
Truly, Franklin was wise beyond his years.
For entrepreneurs today, it may be a good idea to turn the order around. After all, wealth is what people desire, and it’s what the majority of entrepreneurs put as the number one thing for priorities. A person who has wealth can live the dream lifestyle, enjoy a life full of abundance and help others achieve the same thing. It’s a clear-cut goal but does no good to the person who earns it if they can’t enjoy it.
Make Your Health The Top Priority To Attain Wealth
Instead of having wealth as the number one priority, it should be health. If you don’t have your health, what do you have? When your health declines, you can’t enjoy all the things you want. This is something most highly-inspired entrepreneurs lose perspective of. A good chunk of their time is focused on the business that they fail to look after their health. When they attain the wealth they wanted, they’re too sick to really enjoy what they’ve attained.
Staying healthy is a life-long process. You can’t just go to the gym once a week and think that’s all you have to do to have good health. You have to eat right, get regular amounts of exercise, plenty of sleep and decrease your stress to attain good health.
This then leads to another important element that entrepreneurs need to enjoy their success. That’s wisdom!
Entrepreneurs who want to be successful must have the wisdom to deal with the obstacles life has to throw in their path. While wealth is your priority, you must be financially wise to get it. How do you get wisdom? You attain it by learning from various sources – mentors, relationships, education, experience and inquisitive nature. Constant learning is the most important trait to attaining wealth.
It’s clear that in order to have wealth, you must also have wisdom and health. Without them, you cannot get wealth. It’s pointless. If you’re dedicated to attaining your long-term goals, you must take into consideration your health right now!