What does it take to succeed in business?
You might ask yourself “do I have what it takes?” The magic is in the personality. Is there such a thing as an entrepreneur’s personality? And, if there is, what is it?
Here are some common entrepreneur personality traits:
When you love what you do there is a greater chance that you will stick with it. There are many setbacks and disappointments in business. Sometimes you feel like quitting. Often, you make little or no money, especially early on. If you are not passionate about your business, you won’t last very long. Does it mean that you have to be in love with everything you do? Of course, not. Even if you love your business, there will be difficult days. It is your passion for your business is that will help you stick with it.
It is your vision that gets you started. Your vision inspires others and it keeps you going. Entrepreneurs are full of ideas, but it is your vision that helps you go from idea to business. In a way, your vision lets you see the future before anyone else sees it.
Don’t confuse vision with dreaming. Dreaming doesn’t require taking action. Vision is your path to get where you are going. If you want to open a restaurant, your vision would help you see what it would look like, the design. You vision would also help you taste the food before your kitchen was built, and it would help you see who your customers will be.