As a business owner, it is inevitable that at some point on our journey we will hit that T-junction or worse the ‘Brick Wall’. This ‘life happening’ and ‘what to do now’, is not taught at Business School. At this point, most throw in the towel, but there are some who dig deep and keep moving. This is what makes a true entrepreneur. The ultimate success factor is overcoming adversity and bouncing back.
Entrepreneurs who have become successful in changing the world have successfully conquered themselves first. They have transformed themselves from arrogant to humble, lazy to hardworking, negative to positive, unhappy to happy, ungrateful to grateful, pessimistic to optimistic and unlikeable to likeable. They have become people who never quit as opposed to people who give up easily. They constantly think and behave like winners.
I frequently talk about the topic and just about every day, wherever I may be, am asked this question in one form or another, ‘What do I need to do to build a highly successful business?’ For an entrepreneur, success is just about everything. We all spend a great deal of time and energy searching for the ultimate path to the top.
An entrepreneur – an individual who, rather than working as an employee, runs a business and assumes all the risk and reward of a given business venture, idea, or product or service offered for sale. The entrepreneur is commonly seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.
So you’ve decided to start a business, but can’t quit your job just yet? Here are a few tips on how to effectively start a business while you are still working.