The Mind of an Entrepreneur

What influences a person to become an entrepreneur?

Anything and everything can influence a person to become an entrepreneur; why rule anything out of the equation? Some people are born with the drive to better themselves and others have to work hard to change. Not everyone wants to be an entrepreneur or has it in them.... These people are equally as important. Employees are the gears that run a great company, they are the oil, the engine, the wheels, and the fuel of these multibillion dollar giants. Small businesses work the same way, just on a smaller scale. But what influences a person to take charge and lead one of these powerhouses? What do you think? Of course money is a huge influence. Almost everyone is/can be influenced by money; this is not bad until greed is introduced, then it becomes a problem. Knowledge can also be an influence. From the beginning of time people have been driven by knowledge. Learning more, experiencing new things, or pushing into the unknown. Entrepreneurs are fueled by passion, they know what they want and they are willing to work hard to get it. Once someone is ready to act upon these motives then they become an entrepreneur.

What makes an entrepreneur successful?

Entrepreneur - A person who organizes and manages an enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.... Are you an entrepreneur? When people think of entrepreneurs they often associate them with luxury, wealth and power. This is not always the case. You know the deli down the street from your house? The owner of that deli is an entrepreneur, maybe he does extremely well and maybe not. He/she took a risk to better themselves and provide a service to better the people around them. I would call this success would you? But what truly makes an entrepreneur successful? “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” - Winston Churchill. This quote hits one of the most important ingredients to success which is motivation and dedication to keep moving forward. An entrepreneur doesn’t let one failure stop him/her from moving forward, This is fuel to an entrepreneur, driving them to succeed and learn from their failure. To get up and chase your dream whether its big or small that is success! To take everybody’s words into consideration knowing what to use as motivation and what to ignore.

What are common traits between these successful people?

What do all these successful people have in common? First off they strive to create and not just consume. Most people watch TV, read books, search the web, or go to work. Successful people want to make a difference. They use these common traits of all people to their advantage. They use this time to get ahead of the rest, to dream, imagine and create. Everyone has an imagination. Next time you find yourself doing any daily routine take time to think, what could make this better? Next, entrepreneurs wake up before their competition. Getting on a good sleep schedule is not only good for your health, it can greatly affect productivity. This is very common in all successful people. Last but not least: set goals! Set goals that are achievable and set many of them for yourself. Successful people live their lives setting and completing goals. Think of it like a checkpoint for yourself because without meeting goals; when do you congratulate yourself for your accomplishments. Fail or win success is about the journey and what you gain from it. What are your thoughts?

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