Good post! Although I think it's worth highlighting that while believing in your abilities and your ideas is important to a certain extent, it is equally important to be able to recognize when you are banging your head against a brick wall and need to move on to something else; just because John Smith believes that Chocolate Teapot Ltd. is going to make him millions, there's no guarantee it actually will - an equal combination of confidence and common sense is invaluable to entrepreneurs.
Taking your hobby as a business is not a given. Sure you need to be passionate about your business in order for you not to burn out when things aren't going as planned. A hobby though is not necessarily going to work for you. If you do have a hobby you need to see if there is a niche for it, and how you can stand out apart from everyone else so that you can be successful.
I like Number 5 -8. Though i'm having trouble hanging out with entrepreneurs. :D But I do follow their blogs if they have one. :D
--- Entrepreneurial Coach, Ken Esrig http://www.mistproductions.net
As you know, I am always on the lookout for great quotes and quality content on self development or self help tips. Today's topic is about Entrepreneurship and tips on how to become a successful Entrepreneur. Having an entrepreneurial spirit is the foundation of Entrepreneurship... it is an essential characteristic of a successful Entrepreneur.
1. Make relationship with other Entrepreneurs
Try connecting with as many entrepreneurs as possible. Hang out with them. Make friends, because you are who your friends are. It is better to live in a location filled with entrepreneurs
3. Take your hobby as a business
Create a personal blog which tells your customers or clients about you and your business. It helps you to build your personal image and also helps your business
Always be ready and comfortable with self promotion and marketing. Learn the tactics and skills for marketing yourself. Make use of technology to promote your business.
8. Always believe in yourself and your idea
Every new idea is a joke, until one man achieves it. Let it be a great idea or a moderate idea, always believe it will work. Accept criticism, no matter who gives it to you.
Also, this is as good a time as any to be an entrepreneur. The economy is growing; the government is supporting new ventures through various measures in the recent budget. And most importantly, the number of avenues for growth and the kind of opportunities available are unparalleled today.
So go on, what's stopping you from being your own boss?
Always keep things simple and sensitive. Simplicity is essential. An entrepreneur always finds a simple solution to a big problem.
Here are some tips to become a successful entrepreneur.
1. Planning Is Essential
2. Get Discipline
3. Keep It Simple, Stupid
4. Work Harder Than Everybody Else
5. Don't Worry, Be Happy.