Entrepreneurs know they need to always be learning and honing their business. These 23 great tips are a perfect start.
If you’re thinking of becoming an entrepreneur, or are one already, you know a big part of entrepreneurship is to always be learning. No matter what stage of the journey you’re on, it’s key to keep seeking out new tips and tricks to make your business more successful (and keep yourself as sane as possible).
In a post on Forbes, Paul B. Brown shares 23 great pieces of wisdom gleaned from 30 years of researching, interviewing and writing about entrepreneurs. They include:
3. If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, . I am not advocating that you spend a disproportionate part of your life working on your company. (I am also not advocating against it.) I am simply reporting that is what the most successful entrepreneurs do. I have never found an exception.
4. The best entrepreneurs don’t come up with great ideas, . You and I can come up with wonderful ideas all day long, but unless they satisfy a large enough need, one that can support a business, they don’t do anyone any good.
5. The one thing all successful entrepreneurs have in common is the desire to make their idea a reality. What entrepreneurs — above motivation, focus, hope, financing, marketing skills, a brilliant idea, etc. — is the will to bring their idea into existence. Unless you truly want to make something happen, the odds are nothing will. Without that desire, nothing else matters… or occurs. Your life will be filled in other ways.
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