successful entrepreneur - some characteristics


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Successful Entrepreneur - Some Characteristics Marketing Consultant

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Entrepreneur is somebody who manages a business, takes risks and uses initiative to make it successful and or any person willing to work hard at their own business is an entrepreneur but it has to be more than that. Many people try unsuccessfully to make it on their own, and many, in fact most fail, often just giving up because their efforts do not produce the hoped for results quickly enough.

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Starting any type of a business requires planning, imagination or creativity, inner drive to succeed and of course hardwork . Entrepreneurs realize that they have to put in a lot of time and effort to see there dream come true.

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Successful entrepreneur posses these three main characteristics: Self-confidence -This is that magical power of having confidence in oneself and in one's powers and abilities.

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Achievement -Oriented Results are gained by focused and sustained effort. They concentrate on achieving a specific goal, not just accomplishing a string of unrelated tasks.

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Risk Taker -They realize that there is a chance of loss inherent in achieving their goals, yet they have the confidence necessary to take calculated risks to achieve their goals.

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So which of these three main characteristics is the most important? Believe it or not, it has to be self-confidence. Without self-confidence, nothing else is possible. If you don't believe in your abilities, then the first challenge that arises may knock you off the path to achieving your goals.

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Here are a few things to keep in mind for maintaining a higher level of self-confidence: a) Positive - Thinking Well, it all starts with a positive attitude, doesn't it? Believing that something good will happen is the first step. Negative thinking simply is not allowed.

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You must truly believe that there are no circumstances strong enough to deter you from reaching your goals. Remember too, that positive thinking can be contagious. When positive thinking spreads, it can open doors to new ideas, customers, friends, etc.

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b) Persistent - Action Now all of the positive thinking and believing in the world is useless if it is not applied towards a goal. You have to take action, no excuses are allowed. This action must also be persistent. Trying once and then giving up is not going to be enough. Keep at it one step at a time. If you can't get by a certain step, then find a creative way to try again or just go around it.

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The three main characteristics listed above will, no doubt, help you overcome obstacles you may have to face when you are operating a business. Successful entrepreneurship is a discipline, not a talent or not by genes they developed them over time. You can also develop them if only you are willing in order to become a successful entrepreneur.

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But one of the most important aspects of being a successful entrepreneur is to be involved in a business that you enjoy and many of the characteristics needed be successful will come naturally. Marketing Consultant

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