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What Qualities Will The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Need to Stand Out?
by Startacus Admin
What Qualities Will the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Need to Stand Out?
Entrepreneurs are a special bunch. They believe in themselves enough to work hard for the success of their business. However, some entrepreneurs are better at the game than others. Either way, entrepreneurship is difficult, but some people just seem to be better at it. What qualities should the next generation of entrepreneurs have to stand out?
Read on to find out. 1. Passion
Entrepreneurs don’t have the luxury of having people on board who are there to encourage them and push them to do better. Instead, they have to act as their own cheerleader.
What drives a successful entrepreneur is passion, even when they’ve failed numerous times in the past. Passion and commitment is highly dependent on having energy. If you aren’t firing on all cylinders, you’ll probably lack the focus and single mindedness you need to push on while things are tough.
This is one of the key reasons why many in executive level positions pursuing advancement in a competitive arena use wakefulness promoting drugs like modafinil to give them the drive and focus they need. It has been reported that Silicon Valley executives are using modafinil (a.k.a. provigil) as “brain enhancers” and that none other than Barack Obama uses it to help adjust to jetlag. But nootropics like modafinil and armodafinil aren’t exclusive to the captains of industry. Services like Modafinilcat have made them easily accessible to anyone.
2. Networking skills
Not everyone you meet is going to become a customer. That doesn’t mean you can’t pitch them in some way, though. You never know who knows who or how others will help spread your business message. Even if someone isn’t in your target audience, they still may be able to help with some word-of-mouth marketing. 3. Ambition
Entrepreneurs have a never-ending well of ambition -- even when the going gets tough. This ambition is what pushes the most successful entrepreneurs to continue going after their goals even when things go wrong. They also know that there are times when goals need to be adjusted because things aren't working the way they were meant to. 4. Events
Even entrepreneurs who work solely online know the value of showing up in person especially during important events. Attending networking events and meeting people face-to-face is integral for putting a face to your business. If you want to improve your work life, it’s important to surround yourself with people who are as successful as you want to be. 5. Problem-solving
Entrepreneurs know the importance of troubleshooting. Instead of looking at failures as permanent problems, they look at them as challenges. They figure out what they can do to improve the situation and then they waste no time working on it. Most importantly, successful entrepreneurs have a personal life that they pursue. Remember, the techniques that work in entrepreneurship can also be learned throughout your regular life. Take everything that happens to you as a learning experience and figure out how you can apply it to your career.
Mi-IDEA Manchester Networking Event
27th Sep 2016
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