7 Signs of an Entrepreneur




How do you know if you have what it takes to start a business? There’s really no way to know for sure. But I do find things in common among the emotional and family fabric of people ready to consider an entrepreneurial venture.

Do you have the right personality type to successfully run your own business?

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It takes an entrepreneurial fire in your belly to start a business and make it succeed. Not everyone has it.
How do you know if you have what it takes to start a business? There’s really no way to know for sure. But I do find things in common among the emotional and family fabric of people ready to consider an entrepreneurial venture.
You don’t have to fit all seven of these categories to be a good candidate for entrepreneurship. But it probably wouldn’t hurt. In general, the more you have in common with these characteristics, the closer you probably are to being ready to try going out on your own.

 

  1. You come from a line of people who couldn’t work for someone else. I don’t mean that in a negative way. People who are successful at establishing their own business tend to have had parents who worked for themselves. It’s usually easier to get a job with a company than to start your own business; people who strike out on their own often have the direct example of a parent to look to.

2.You’re a lousy employee. No need to sugar-coat this one. People who start their own businesses tend to have been fired from or quit more than one job. I’m not saying you were laid off for lack of work or moved from one job to a better-paying one. You were asked to leave, or you quit before they could fire you. Think of it as the marketplace telling you that the only person who can effectively motivate and manage you is yourself.


3.You see more than one definition of “job security.” I am truly envious of the few people I know who have stayed with one employer for 25 or 30 years. They look very secure. But how many people do you know who are able to stay with one company for that long? In a rapidly changing economy, job security can be frighteningly fleeting.

  1. You’ve gone as far as you can go, or you’re not going anywhere at all. Sometimes the motivation to start a new venture comes from having reached the top of the pile where you are, looking around, and saying, “what’s next.” Early success can be wonderful, but early retirement can sometimes drive energetic and motivated people totally crazy.

  2. You’ve done the market research already.

Don’t even talk to me about your great business idea if you haven’t put the time into figuring out if there’s a market for your product or service. As the people behind any number of failed Internet ventures will tell you, “cool” doesn’t necessarily translate into “profitable.” Don’t bother building it if you haven’t figured out whether there’s a good chance the customers will come.

 

  1. You’ve got the support of your family.

Starting a business is stressful under the best of circumstances. Trying to do it without the support of your spouse or other significant family members or friends would probably be unbearable.

7. You know you cannot do it alone. You might excel at promoting a business. Maybe you love running the financial end of the enterprise. You could be someone who starts a business because you have unique creative or technical know-how to create a product.
Any of the above is possible, but it’s unlikely that you are going to excel at all of these tasks  or at all of the tasks involved in running any business. Forget all that doing it alone stuff. You are going to need some help sometime.
The willingness to get that help having employees, partners or consultants for those areas in which you are not an expert  is one indicator of likely future success. “No successful entrepreneur has ever succeeded alone,” development consultant Ernesto Sirolli writes in “Ripples From the Zambezi.” “The person who is most capable of enlisting the support of others is the most likely to succeed.”

A Key Principle For Entrepreneurs

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As an entrepreneur, your job is very detailed. You need to
be the creative one. You need to be the boss. You need to
hold the vision of your business at the head of each and
everything that you do for that business. But, today isn’t
everything as a business owner, you must remember the fact that the
long-term goals and process of your business can only
happen if you plan for it now, not in the day.
You have probably heard people tell you that you need to;
“Live in the day! As an entrepreneur, this is not possible and should not be the way that you hold your business agenda.But, why not?

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Is Real Estate Investing For You?

 

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For many years now, plenty of people that are wealthy have gotten that way through investing in real estate.  Real estate investments are one of the things that can bring ongoing financial profits every month.  When it increases in value, your investment becomes that much more important and profitable.  

You can get your moneys worth when the value of your real estate investment increases. However, people that are interested in real estate investment need to know that it is more than just making money.  There are many things you need to consider if you are interested in investing in real estate, in particular residential real estate.  There is no doubt that you can be very wealthy with this. However, you will have to stay in it for the long haul in order to make it work for you.

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21 life changing questions everyone should ask!

Imagine finally taking off seven coats you’ve been wearing on top of each other for years and years. You’ve forgotten that some people consciously choose to live without seven layers of coats on even though most people are living that way.

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You remember the possibilities you imagined your life would be when you were a child. You decide to take off the coats and start running joyfully through the spring fields you forgot about. You move into the light where you finally begin to laugh and live feeling inspired every day instead of simply walking around reacting to life, complaining, counting down the days to the next weekend or vacation until you finally die.

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A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.

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  Les Brown

Steps to Daily Success

Changing our day-to-day behaviors may be easier than previously imagined. By meditating on and repeating motivational and inspirational quotes, we are better prepared to change our thought patterns, behaviors and in turn, change our lives.

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Here’s how it’s done.

If we believe something to be easy, we find little, if any struggle in accomplishing it. However, if we imagine something to be difficult to accomplish, then our struggle becomes more apparent. In fact, if we imagine that it is difficult to change a specific behavior, then we will always find experiences that will justify that belief.

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7 Surprisingly Quick And Easy Ways To Feel Happier

All of us have days when we’re out of sorts. You just wish you were in a better mood. You’ve had days like that, haven’t you? Perhaps you tried to get yourself into a better state of mind but struggled to achieve it.

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Sometimes we get stuck in our own emotional dumps and forget how easy it is to feel happier, so here are seven simple ways to lift your mood. Many people have found them useful. Some of them may surprise you!

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Hocus, Pocus, it’s all about focus. That’s the real magic of goals!

 

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‘Once set, the final thing to do is to make our goals visible. Put our written down goals where we will see them everyday. Look at them often and surely success will follow, as day follows night.’

The above success principle has been praised by just about all those who have applied it. Those who do not apply it usually get left in the dust, goal-less. There are some who are able to bypass this principle and still enjoy great succcess, but they are few and far in between.

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3 Simple Keys to Getting Rid of Fear

Fear is your enemy ñ no other way to describe it. Iím not talking about that natural life preserving action along with a major boost of adrenalin that happens if a wild animal is coming at you. Iím talking about the fears people live with day in and day out.

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Fear is your enemy. Someone once described fear as, ìSand in the machinery of life.î Fear doesnít help you, it hinders you. Fear doesnít get you through an open door; it keeps you in the hallway. Fear never helps you put your best foot forward; it just keeps both of your feet in cement.

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Law of Attraction Classics: Dynamic Thought – Visualizing Exercise

Make denials and affirmations to suit your particular needs. Whatever you desire to do, affirm beforehand that you can do it, and that you will do it when the time for doing comes. Whatever disagreeable or difficult duty lies before you, deny failure, and affirm beforehand that you can and will do it, that already in your Mental World it is accomplished; then visualize yourself doing the thing calmly and without effort. Mentally see yourself dealing with a difficult or unpleasant matter, with calm dignity and ease. When the time for action arrives you will succeed.

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