5 Reasons Why You Can't Succeed by Yourself in the Modern Age Anymore


In the past, we probably set up our companies by ourselves. Solo-preneurship was less complicated, and as long as you had the drive and motivation, you could succeed in your ventures with minimal to no help at all.

There were some hurdles but nothing you couldn't handle. And moving to the next level depended on you alone.

However, in today's world, that's no longer possible. You can't start a company and hope for the best anymore. There's a way to succeed, and it's not by staying alone.

Let's talk about five reasons you no longer can succeed by yourself in the modern age and how you can change it.

We're all connected.

Social media has become a prominent part of any modern business. The more visible you are, the easier it is for you to succeed. The challenging part is devoting time to build your social media presence.

The solution? Find somebody who knows the subject in and out—and this doesn't just apply to social media. The one big reason you can't succeed alone is that you have a finite amount of time. The time we have in a day is constant, and that will never change for anybody. However, we can leverage time by finding an expert and having them do the tasks that are not your zone of genius. Don't think of it as spending; instead, think of it as an investment that allows you to focus more on your brilliance tasks.  

Information and technology always change.

The fact is, it's impossible to stay on top of all changes in information and technology in today's world. Every day there's something new, and if you continuously try to keep up, you'll be left out instead.

Learn how to focus on what you're best at and become a leader. Find others who are more knowledgeable than you and find ways where you can benefit each other. For example, you can hire experts who specialise in finding what's trending and what platforms you need to focus on to have a better chance at succeeding in the modern world whether it's about your career or developing yourself.

You can't be a leader if there's no one to lead.

The goal of becoming a good leader is elevating yourself to become a source of inspiration in your industry. It's not a matter of business; it's becoming someone who inspires other people to be their best. However, if you're doing things alone, who's there for you to lead and inspire?

Good leaders require good collaborators, and if you're on the road to becoming a successful leader in your industry, you won't succeed if you choose to do things by yourself.

You need to be accountable. Having people around you can help you with that.

One of the significant factors that affect your success is knowing that you have to succeed. You have to hold yourself accountable to motivate yourself and raise the bar each time.

When other people see you fulfilling your passion, they become inspired, motivating you even more. We are social beings by nature and without people acknowledging us, our love for something withers and if you're chasing success, that's not what you want.

Nobody will be there to give you feedback.

To get to the next level, we have to acknowledge that we're not always right. The problem is, not everyone can admit that openly.

When you choose to bring in more people, you also expose yourself to feedback and criticism, so it is essential to become your best self. You become your best self by connecting with your highest consciousness and making a significant impact in your industry as a self-actualised leader.

If you need help or just a little bit of guidance and the right information to apply at home by yourself,check out how the Self-Actualised Leadership Portal can help you with that.