Ever wondered what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?
The most important thing is to have the courage to make your own decisions. Think about it: when you're an employee, you get paid based on how well you fill in the tasks that are assigned to you. But as an entrepreneur, you get paid based on how well you fill in the gaps—the things no one else wants to do or knows how to do.
So instead of waiting for someone else to tell you what needs doing and how to do it, take initiative: figure out what needs doing and then go do it!
That's where most people stop their thinking, but if you want to be successful as an entrepreneur, keep going! After all, if no one else is going to do something, why not step up and take responsibility?
When we take responsibility for our actions (and inaction) and hold ourselves accountable for our results, we get better at achieving them. So if there's something that needs doing but nobody else seems interested in doing it...maybe they won't notice if YOU don't either!
It's not easy being an entrepreneur—you're always responsible for everything that happens under your watch. But when things go right...