Entrepreneurs, a new bred of animal that is rising with the internet. Not a new concept, let me tell you, but never before has it been so easy for the average Joe to get up and running his own business in a matter of days! Especially with the Economy taking a turn for the worst and still in a financial pitfall, so many people have turned to starting up their own brand to find security, and its the smartest thing that they could have ever have done.
The 5 Key ~At Home~ Entrepreneurs Characteristics
First off, being an Entrepreneur allows a person to express their creativity, their passion, and have a self sustaining income, which is a key feature in feeding the soul!
Entrepreneurs Characteristics #1 is Passion! Successful Entrepreneurs LOVE what they do! So find what you love, and run with it! The whole reason Entrepreneurs become successful is because they LOVE what they’re doing that it doesn’t really matter if they get financial return (right away) they’re having so much fun that they’re getting emotional satisfactory from their work! Then, after you have established yourself in your passion, Financial Success becomes a byproduct of all the work, love, and passion that you have put into your business! If you don’t love what your doing…there is little to no chance of success.
Entrepreneurs Characteristics #2 Take what you do Seriously and Map out your Success. If you don’t believe in yourself and your business, no one else will either, you will be destined to fail. Take the Failure Is Not An Option approach and create a RoadMap to success. Create S.M.A.R.T Goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) and hold yourself accountable to them. Achieving your Smart Goals will not only build your business, it will create a habit of consistently building your foundation, your reputation, and those results will keep you motivated to continue working towards your larger goals. start with an idea
Entrepreneurs Characteristics #3 Branding yourself and become a Shameless Self Promoter! You are your brand, and successful Entrepreneurs understand that. Ultimately people don’t buy products; they buy people. A person HATES having a product pushed in their face….or the dreaded “join me, join me” desperation. Be yourself, and give value…. and give value EVERYWHERE! Get yourself out there, twitter value, write articles, blogs, videos, on your topic, let people know that you know what your talking about – and they will come to you!
Entrepreneurs Characteristics #4 Magnetic Pleasing Personality. A successful Entrepreneur will get to know his prospects, talk to them, be genuinely interested in THEM… again people buy from people, and even if you don’t make a sale from the new friend that you have made, you’ve made a great contact and referral….This is the Art of Social and Network Marketing – So be Social!
Entrepreneurs Characteristics #5 Successful Entrepreneurs ask for Help. They create a team of fellow like minded masterminds that give them support, hold them accountable, and keep them in the right mind frame to achieving their desired results. 99.9% of the time a Successful Entrepreneur will have a business coach or a mentor who has helped walk them to achieving their goals and success.