Business is always in the mind of peoples who mostly consider self-dependency rather than a job or freelance. The title for them is “Entrepreneur”
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing and founding a new business which is initially a small business. The people who start the business is often called entrepreneurs.
Most people think about it but few get success because of they lack the qualities that need to become successful in the business.
So what those qualities you need to become successful in business and in establishing the business successfully?
The answers are no. why?
Those are the secondary requirements depends on the type of business you are dealing with or thinking about. The main aspects are completely different. do you wanna know? If yes then read this guide which will fulfill your needs to become a successful entrepreneur.
So let’s start with the aspects in detail.
The most important and first part is self-analysis.
1. Take The First Step of Self-Analysis
Most peoples just ignore themselves as it is the main part of belonging, being or who am I? Peoples not just ignore themselves but seek other peoples behavior, personality and belonging as they are more important than themselves. This is not because they want to or love to this is because they think that analyzing other people has more benefits then self-analysis.
If you think you are not one of them that’s your misunderstanding and the mistake you are doing right now. opposite if you think you are one of them just relax and think again. (That’s my opinion don’t take it personally)
So, now we know what is important and what is not, let’s begin with what to do and in detail.
What To Do in Self-Analysis
- Assess your self-esteem.
On a subconscious level, It’s important to Dig deep in order to figure out how you truly see yourself.
- Keep track of your moods and behavior.
It’s also important to track your moods and write down what your feeling on a journal.
- Write down your thoughts and analyze thinking patterns.
The thoughts you are experiencing before your mood shifted is a good reflection of your inner voice. After you write down many automated thoughts, you’ll probably see a pattern begin to emerge. Ask yourself are they healthy or not?
- Examine if you have healthy self-esteem.
Healthy self-esteem reflects a person’s belief if he or she is worthy and worthwhile. Opposite, A low self-esteem constantly needs other people’s approval.
The next topic is also an important part of entrepreneur qualities.
2. Bring out Your Creativity
Once said by a genius, “Creativity is intelligence having fun”
First of all what creativity means,
- To perceive the world in new ways.
- Find hidden patterns in things, situations, and behaviors.
- Make connection with unrelated phenomenon and
- Generate solutions and act on them.
Now I’ll tell you what are the steps of creativity.
Question: What are the steps of creativity?
Answer: There are two steps in creativity.
- Thinking – First of all, Think of an idea, which is either different from others or altogether new.
- Producing – Convert the idea into action.
If you have an idea but do not act on them, you are imaginative, not creative.
So, what to do to increase your creativity?
- Allow yourself to feel the difference in you.
First of all, you are different. So let the world see how creative you are. After all, creativity is all about thinking outside the box.
- Be curious.
Learn skills and techniques that have always interested you. Strike up conversations with peoples and talk about things you both interested in.
The simplest way to be more creative is to relax. calm your head down so that to improve your creative mind. Remember, The success is always with a calm mind and body.
- Take some time to be creative.
Begin with your own passion and give yourself some time to enjoy your hobbies.
3. Keep A Positive Attitude
As we all know the importance of positive attitude in the area of work and personal life. I want to bring some key points that will help you maintain a positive attitude.
Obtaining positive attitude may be hard but maintaining it seems harder at times. Now I’ll show you how you can maintain the positive attitude.
- Thinking Positive – All to do yourself is stay away from peoples, places or events which turns you negative. TV, News, and media, Social media delivers a high amount of negativity to our life. Different type of events turns us down and exhaust out positive thoughts. Stop watching and listening. Instead,
=> Listen to the music with uplifting beats.
=> Read and seek positive thoughts.
=> Join groups and websites which promote positive thoughts.
- Feeling Positive – Don’t let negative thoughts come into your life if they come consider them as guests which come and go in between teaching ourselves to become stronger. All you have to do is to,
=> Choose happiness, As said by a great philosopher “our choices which make difference not options”. and Remember, it’s the path which brings us happiness not destination.
=> Smile, Smiling release good hormones and our brain like serotonin, and endorphins. So it’s just a smile which can make our day.
- Act positive – Even if you are dealing with negativity just act like you are positive. Remember, Fake it to make it.
4. Punch Disappointment With Motivation
Motivation is the reason or reasons for acting in a particular way. As we all know the importance of motivation in life and work let me tell you the ways to motivate yourself.
- Getting concentration – Begin with focusing on your goals and desires you can do it easily by,
=> Being fearless – I know saying it easy but achieving is difficult. but it’s not impossible. Fear is the outcome of our thoughts on future if you stop thinking and worrying about your future and stay focus in present you’ll easily defeat fear.
- Gain confidence – It’s not as difficult as it seems even fools have confidence. In simple words, as I said before “FAKE IT TO MAKE IT”.
- Maintain direction – you know what’s important in getting the target, it’s neither arrow nor bow, neither dark nor light but the direction you are shooting the arrow.
So, now let’s move to the next topic goals.
5. Set Your Goals
Many powerful personalities are shaped by big visions and goals that they have. So a basic question is,
Question: What is a goal?
Answer: Simply, a goal is a roadmap to your future.
First of all,
- Take a decision and think about your ultimate goal in both personal life and professional life. Make a plan on how you are going to achieve that goal because failing to plan is similar to planning to fail. While making a plan, think of all aspects you need for example, physical, mental and financial. A great leader once said, “If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I’d take 6 hours sharpening my axe.”
- Make your goals specific because you can’t achieve anything if you’re not focused on specific targets.
- Think and act on the following:
I can achieve my target.
I need to dream.
I’ll keep my dream alive.
So, another question is.
Question: What are the types of goal?
Answer: There are two types of goal,
- Long-Term goals – Make long-term goals but not too many.
- Short-Term goals – Be clear about your short-term goals and achieve them because long distance is always completed in small steps.
After goal setting the next level and important topic is Interpersonal Relationship Skills.
6. Nourish Your Interpersonal Relationship Skills
Interpersonal relationship skills are life skills we use every day to interact with other peoples both individually and in the group. It is a process by which we exchange our feelings, thoughts, and information with other people. Interpersonal skills are face to face communication and it’s not about what is actually said but how it is said. In both verbal and non-verbal way.
Importance of interpersonal relationship skills
- It helps us to relate in a positive way with the peoples we interact with.
- Being able to make friendly relationships.
The question arises here is the types of interpersonal relationship skills.
Question: What are the types of interpersonal relationship skills?
Answer: Interpersonal relationship skills are needed to be maintained with a vast variety of peoples.
- Family members
Uses of interpersonal relationship skills
We use these skills to:
- Give and receive emotional support.
- Exchange information.
- Express our needs and understands other peoples need.
- Make decisions and solve problems.
- Influence the attitude and behaviors of other peoples.
I think you want to know the importance of leadership now. So, let’s move to the next topic on this guide of entrepreneur qualities.
7. Move Together With Team
An organization is made up of peoples group. An important part of management is to direct the effects of the people towards goals add objectives of the organization. This involves the process of leadership and the choice of an appropriate form of behavior.
Now a question arises is:
Question: what is the meaning of leadership?
Answer: Leadership might be interpreted in simple terms, such as:
- Getting others to follow, and
- Getting people to do things willingly.
So, another question here is:
Question: What are the qualities of a leader?
Answer: A leader may,
- Be imposed,
- Be formally appointed
- Be chosen informally and
- Emerge naturally.
Functions and responsibilities of leadership
In order the meet the three areas of needs which are individual, group and task. certain leadership functions have to be performed. Such as
The leader needs
- Awareness: Awareness of what happening in the group and stay in focus with the discussion.
- Understanding: To know when the particular function is required.
- Skill: To perform any action smoothly and effectively.
- As Executive: Top coordinator of group activities.
- Policymaker: Responsibilities for making group goals and policies.
- Planner: Deciding the way it goes so that achieves its end.
- Expert: A source of available information and skills.
- Ideologist: Acting as a source of beliefs, values, and standards of behaviors for individual and groups.
- A symbol of the group: Represent the group.
8. Calmly Handle The Stress
In this modern time, you have to deal with stressful situations related to work or education. you are often judged on how you performed on these occasions, But how often do you discuss stress?
If you are in a demanding job, planning an event, raising children or preparing for examination this could probably at least once a week.
Question: What is Stress?
Answer: It is a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.
and what does it do?
It creates the imbalance between the level of demand placed upon you and your capability of meeting that demand.
So, what should I do to handle the stress?
- Take a min-vacation.
- Take a Tea/coffee break.
- Play with stress toy.
- Relax your mind by thinking of something funny or different.
- Scrunch your toes and then relax while imagining all the stress flowing from each toe as you release and relax.
9. Peacefully Solve The Conflict
Conflict is often not a choice but it happens on several occasions whether you and your team are discussing or debating.
It happens in between groups or individuals and may create stress situations around work.
So, how can anyone resolve a conflict?
- Remaining calm:
=> Pay attention to your own feeling, anger, and frustration.
=> Control your temper and avoid yelling and screaming.
=> Think before you speak and find the solution to resolve the conflict.
=> Take a break because this time is very important.
=> Mind your non-verbal communication.
=> Stay calm even if the other person is not.
- Understand the conflict:
Make sure you are dealing with the solution not the reaction of the conflict.
- Resolve it:
Find a common ground. what else, compromise.
10. Make a Perfect Decision
Everyone is required to make a decision in various situations. decisions are mandatory for planning, actuating and controlling to have significance.
So, what are the types of decision making?
- Programmed decisions: The decisions that are applied to routine problems.
- Non-programed decisions: it is related to unstructured situations.
- Forced decisions: They involve situations when either a person has to be proactive and initiate a decision.
- Personal decisions: They have to be made as per the personal goal of a person.
- Group decisions: They are related to groups.
- Strategy decisions: a leader has to decide who should be involved in what, when and how.
So how to make a decision?
- Understand the source of fear: by writing down or telling a friend.
- Considering a decision: Take time to consider your decision whether it will help or not.
- Make a decision: Advise yourself as if you were a friend. Sometimes taking a step back from the decision can help you to determine the right choice.
So these were the qualities for entrepreneurs you must have before starting any business.
Let me know, what do you think?