Risks Worth Taking as an Entrepreneur

Risks Worth Taking as an Entrepreneur
When we’re building a brand, it’s easy to get overcritical. After all, if the plan fails it’s your fault, right? Here’s a look at the risks that you should be comfortable taking as an entrepreneur.

  • Ask questions. A lot of questions.
  • Show your passion.
  • Accept employees who challenge you.

 Ask Questions

Don’t be afraid to ask questions to everyone. This includes mentors, employees and competitors. As an entrepreneur there’s no such thing as too much information that can help your business succeed. Be prepared to hear criticism when it comes to any business idea, but have the tenacity to channel that into improvements for your plan. If you find yourself with someone who knows your industry well, ask plenty of insightful questions that can serve you later on as you grow your business. [Read more...]

Tips for Determining if Being an Entrepreneur is Right for You

Tips for Determining if Being an Entrepreneur is Right for You
It’s wonderful to think about owning a successful business; it’s another thing to actually do it. Being an entrepreneur requires a lot of determination, financial obligation, risk taking and even a thick skin. Make sure that entrepreneurship is right for you by considering these tips:

  1. Do you have the determination? Being a business owner requires a whole lot of determination. There will be a lot of ups, but there may be even more downs. Do you have the determination to pick yourself up after a fall and keep on going? [Read more...]

The Brass Tacks of Entrepreneurship: What Does It Take to Be an Entrepreneur?

The Brass Tacks of EntrepreneurshipThere are certain characteristics that you must have to become a successful entrepreneur. Without them, your business could easily fail within the first year, along with many of the other thousands of businesses that are started each year. Entrepreneurship sounds like a dream to everyone, but not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. This is definitely not a path for everyone. Let’s take a look at what it takes to become an entrepreneur.

You Don’t Need to be Taken Care of

The difference between an entrepreneur and a 9 to 5 worker is that an entrepreneur doesn’t mind not having a steady, stable income stream coming in. [Read more...]