I’ve been delving into some heavier content of late, so I thought this time, with valentine’s day approaching, I’d keep it light. Seriously, there’s a time for deep diving and there’s a time for playfulness and light-heartedness. This time it’s the latter. So here we go with 4 reasons why entrepreneurs make great lovers.
Now whilst I may not be an entrepreneur by definition myself, there are certainly entrepreneurial qualities that stand one in good stead when it comes to being a great lover.
1. Entrepreneurs are willing to take a risk
To start and successfully operate your own business requires you to take a risk. An entrepreneur by definition is a risk taker. To play outside of the ‘trading time for money’ working paradigm requires courage. It’s not for everyone. It’s not for the faint-hearted. But those who are willing to take the risk and pursue their own path, often create a deeper sense of purpose and reason to get out of bed every day.
It requires risk to not play safe. Likewise, there is something quite sexy about a person who is willing to take a risk and not always play it safe. Courage is an attractive quality. Good lovemaking requires a little exploration outside of the norm at times. Whether it’s a different position, time, place or whatever it may be, great lovers live closer to the edge.
At a deeper emotional level, love making also requires you to take a risk with another person. When two people collide in this way, it is the most intimate act of becoming vulnerable and trusting someone with the deepest parts of you, that I can think of.
It’s not just the sex that makes you a great lover. It’s the way you live, breath and go about life.
2. Entrepreneurs believe in themselves
To run and operate a successful business, you simply MUST believe in yourself. If you don’t, your foray will be short and unsustained. There are enough obstacles out there to bring you down faster than you can say or spell the word entrepreneur.
If you’re easily discouraged, listen to criticism and naysayers, and are lacking in the self-belief department, good luck trying to run your own business and do your own thing. I’m not saying that entrepreneurs don’t have insecurities or fears. Absolutely they do. But they also have the self-belief to know that those same insecurities and fears will not stop them getting to where they want to go.
So when it comes to your operations between the sheets, the same applies. You need to be a self-believer to be a great lover. Like it or not, the old adage ‘confidence is sexy’ is true.
You don’t have to be perfect or have it all together, but you do need a certain element of self-belief in who you are. Techniques are one thing, but confidence, positive energy and internal self-worth is key and cannot be replaced by methods or what you read in books.
3. Entrepreneurs are in it for the journey
An entrepreneur is in it for the journey, not the quick cash. A true entrepreneur wants to make a difference. A true entrepreneur wants to stick around to realize their dreams. A true entrepreneur wants to build something of value. A true entrepreneur has endurance.
Likewise, a good lover doesn’t hit and run. One night stands and quick flings are one thing, and whilst they may be exhilarating and thrilling in the moment, to be a great lover is a far better thing.
Becoming a great lover takes time, it takes practice, it takes learning. Sometimes you’ll get it right, sometimes you’ll stumble and fall. It’s all part of the process of mastering the art, and part of the fun.
If you want to master anything, you must practice. Being a great lover is no different. To know how to bring yourself to a partner, please her (or him), enjoy your own experience as well, feel her, see her, listen to her, is the art of becoming a great lover.
4. Entrepreneurs create their own opportunities
Sometimes you just need to get creative. You can’t always have the perfect setting or the perfect time. Life is hectic and busy. If as an entrepreneur, you waited for the right time, for the stars to align, for your bank balance to build, for someone to offer you the perfect opportunity, well, you simply would not ever become an entrepreneur.
Likewise, in life, there are things to be done, bills to pay, lawns to be mowed, children to feed, beds to be made. None of this is sexy. The cards of time and place may not always fall your way. But good lovers create an opportunity anyway, and make it work. A great lover will always find a way. They will know the value of creating time and space for themselves and their lover.
Now, after reading this, you may be thinking, well, I’m not an entrepreneur, can I not be a great lover. The answer is absolutely you can. These qualities can be present just as much in any person, as they can in an entrepreneur.
It’s really up to you. Become an entrepreneur of love, and become the greatest lover you can be. Happy Valentines Day.
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