Do you know the opposite of impulsiveness, especially from the point of view of acquiring or possessing something? This, of course, could mean anything from impulsive shopping, impulsive ordering of food, etc.
According to Andrew O’Connell, using more of the emotion called ‘Gratitude’ can make us more patient for future rewards.
And that is exactly what the entrepreneur needs. Entrepreneurs need a great deal of faith in delayed gratification, and apparently, an attitude of gratitude works effectively.
Here’s Mr. O’Connell’s post: HBR link