Peter Nygard’s Finnish sisu spirit

We’ve talked a lot about fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s Finnish sisu spirit, and how it makes him persevere no matter the circumstances or difficulties, just like the Finnish soldiers who persevered against the odds and won several battles against Russian soldiers despite being vastly outnumbered; today, as a result, the Finns can say that they have never been subject to Soviet rule.

So what does it take to persevere against impossible odds? What made them able to fight to the end no matter what? What makes Peter Nygard, like his Finnish compatriots able to always persevere?

It begins with the right mindset, which means making a mental shift.

That shift involves making a decision, a determination that no matter what, you are going to make it work. But first, give yourself a break.

Know that having business challenges does not mean you are not capable of making it work. Even if you have made mistakes in your business, it doesn’t have to stand in the way of your success. Learn from it and move on.

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