A great entrepreneur is one with the right tools and ideas for the business. As you look at different entrepreneurs’ certain things line up themselves.
There are four commonalities that I believe great entrepreneurs have used and I want to share them with you now: The issue is in how you consistently use and apply them in real life realities.
If you do not have concrete goals in place, you are not going to get anywhere far. No great entrepreneur has been able to make it without clear set out goals.
This means setting different levels of goals, from bigger picture goals to smaller goals that will finally add up to great work You really need to plan out all of the steps that you will need to take if you want to get to where you want to be.
Think about it, if you are to travel to unknown places, you would certainly need to go without a map or tour guide! Your goals are your map or tour guide to where you want to be.
When I look at most entrepreneurs, they are self-driven people I have ever met. These are people who put their all to achieve what they focus their eyes on. They put in their time because they love what they do and they are driven by the urge to succeed. These are the people that you see working fifty plus hours a week for ZERO pay because they are so focused on building what they want to achieve.
They plan, act and monitor than anyone else around them, which inevitably leads them to success.
It is hard to succeed when you are not passionate about what you do. If you do not like animals, for instance, do not go into animal farming. If you do not like cooking, do not start a cooking business for God’s sake.
All the great entrepreneurs I know are extremely passionate about their field. Restaurant owners need to love food, book store owners need to love books and you need to love whatever business endeavor you set out for.
You should always be shaking hands, remembering names and gathering contacts. You never know when you are going to need someone’s help. A good network can make or break a business.
All of those seemingly unproductive engagements and social events can become business opportunities if you learn to leverage your network!
There are essential traits that great entrepreneurs possess and if you have all the four of them you will not only be great but you are sure to succeed. The good news is that even if you have none of them, you can learn one by one. These are essential soft skills that you can learn if you commit your-self.
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Dr. Charles Barugahare (DBA, FCCA)