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What Does It Mean to Become An Entrepreneur

2010 September 13
by Annie Wallace

Following the examples of successful entrepreneurs may help you to become one yourself if you have the drive to do so. All of the top entrepreneurs share certain characteristics and if you want to join them you will probably have to develop these for yourself. If you want to become the next Sir Alan Sugar, then you might benefit from the tips below.

1. The first thing that you need to know is that those who have been successful have not always done it alone.

All the top people have surrounded themselves with the best people they can find. If you want to be the next success story then you should know what your weaknesses are and find people who are strong in that particular area.

You are very likely to struggle in this business if you are of the opinion that you don’t have any weaknesses because nearly everyone has at least one.

2. Work on your self-worth because making it as an entrepreneur means having the confidence to press ahead even when the whole world is telling you that you are going in the wrong direction.

This is more about having a vision and turning it into reality than being stubborn.

3. Being able to take criticism is very important for those who want to be a success.

If you take rejection badly then you should give up on the idea of becoming an entrepreneur – there are plenty of menial jobs in factories for those who fear rejection.

4. All successful entrepreneurs have a lot of drive and this is something that you have to have if you want to be a success.

You will probably have to give up on a lot of the pleasures in life initially because there really is no easy way to do it. It you want to make it in this world, you need to prepare yourself for no holidays and long working days.

This is a guest post by Musa, an SEO professional and tech geek that loves to read, work and research on websites such asĀ virgin galactic

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  1. September 20, 2010

    I have been an mompreneur for many years, as much as I hate to say it, I love it! I have made hardly any money so far, but I know its right around the corner and believe in my business. I think all entrepreneurs are born this way, to have a business all of their own.

  2. Ann Smarty permalink*
    September 20, 2010

    Good luck, Dhana! It’s a hard but an exciting journey!

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