I think number 6 is especially powerful. It's not something we are often aware of at a conscious level, but we are all influenced by those people we surround ourselves with. It's always a good idea to have people around you who are upbeat and motivated but it's also important to surround yourself with people who have different points of view. You gain a much better in-site when you have ideas and thoughts coming from a variety of perspectives.
That is an excellent list. One to be printed out several times and posted...on the fridge, above the computer screen, on the bathroom mirror, on the dashboard...
Five years into my own company, and having worked with a bunch of solo business owners in my kick butt coaching practice, I would like to add a corollary:
Be gentle with yourself. Keep in mind that in the corporate world there are at least three full time people doing what you do by yourself--every day!
What is your Twitter or Facebook site? I want to follow you
#17- that's me and my 4am bedtime and its all worth it
great tips! And #13- totally agree!