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The Five Crucial Entrepreneurial Skills For Business Owners by Olakunle007(m): 3:10pm On Oct 14, 2021
"What is it about those entrepreneurs who have achieved the greatest success?" I wondered. What are their shared characteristics and abilities?"


1. Leadership & Vision
Entrepreneurs must have a long-term vision for their business. You must also articulate your vision to inspire employees, investors, and partners to help you realize it.

You must be able to spot staffing gaps, fill them expertly, and guide your team to success. Rarely (if ever) do entrepreneurs start successful businesses on their own.

2. Focus & Execution
Entrepreneurs must be laser-focused to ensure that their objectives are met, consumers are satisfied, and staff is driven. Staying focused is more complex than it appears for most entrepreneurs. Make sure you don't become distracted by the following exciting prospect instead of focusing on your current priorities. Don't allow perfectionism to hold you back from taking action; at the end of the day, a product on the market is preferable to one that has been shelved due to a lack of focus, execution, or perfectionism. As quickly as feasible, go to market and solicit feedback from your clients.

3. Persistence & Passion
As an entrepreneur, you must be enthusiastic about your goals. You must also be willing to devote whatever resources are required of them, whether time, energy, money, or other resources.

You must persevere through difficult moments (which will occur frequently) and fight as hard as possible to reach the goals you and your team have set for yourself. I've never known an entrepreneur who didn't face challenges along the way to success. So, when things get tough, don't give up.

4. Technical skills
You may not need to be the most skilled technician on your team as the owner of your company. However, to lead your technical team and make informed judgments, you must have the requisite foundational knowledge.

For example, I can't develop most dashboard charts myself in my dashboard business. However, I am aware of the metrics that must be plotted. I also comprehend the fundamental structure upon which charts are constructed. As a result, I can tell if a particular graph is viable and how long it should be completed. This is the knowledge I require in order to lead the company properly.

5. Adaptability
Successful Entrepreneursrecognize that the world and the environment in which they operate are ever-changing. While it's essential to keep your eye on the prize, you also need to adapt your strategy and offers to change market conditions.

Remember that many great businesses grew out of flexibility, especially when their first idea failed. PayPal, for example, modified its business model completely when its fundamental technology of allowing one PalmPilot to pay another failed to gain popularity.

So, if something isn't functioning, keep trying until it does. However, keep in mind that adjustment and flexibility may be required.

The good news is that each of the aforementioned characteristics and abilities may be learned. You may either train yourself or force yourself to be more adaptable. You can set objectives for yourself and give them laser focus. And so forth. Make each of these characteristics a habit, and you'll be unable to avoid achieving the success you desire.

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Re: The Five Crucial Entrepreneurial Skills For Business Owners by Nobody: 9:15am On Oct 15, 2021
Dope write up.truely inspiring

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