The following is a guest post from Patrick Mackaronis, director of business development for New York City social network startup Brabble. For further reading on Pat’s ideas, please check out Home Business Mag’s piece Patrick Mackaronis Reveals Six Options for Ideal Startup Investment.
Most successful entrepreneurs seem to have carved their way to success by unlocking some special secrets. Often it is a wonder how successful entrepreneurs could visualise the concept they have achieved and how they were able to consistently climb up the success ladder. The truth here lies in understanding certain secrets that are crucial in bestowing success.
Secret #1: Asking Questions:
Most successful entrepreneurs think about two questions:
1) How can I change some things for better and
2) what are the missing gaps in the services rendered to my community? The answer for these two questions will suggest them the best business opportunity lying before their paths. The essential keys to success in entrepreneurship are performing better than others in a competitive environment and meeting and attending to the unmet needs in a given community. Over and above, most successful entrepreneurs are aware that businesses need to grow and always it is advisable to make a start with small investments.
Secret #2: Being Creative:
To be creative is to be a successful entrepreneur. Creating unique and unconventional solutions is yet another secret to business. Feeding the mind with new ideas, accepting ideas that come from all sources and to constantly stay inspired are very important in evolving something new.
Secret #3: Not Stopping at One:
Many successful entrepreneurs diversify their interests and businesses and demonstrate variety in all their concepts that can attract a vast expanse of customer base.
Secret #4: Acting Quickly:
Finally, the top secret of all successful entrepreneurship seems to be acting quickly. In other words, this means striking the iron when it is hot. This quality bestows an added advantage to succeed in the sense that they are able to take lead in whatever they do by being the first to jump in. In this way, people can establish themselves firmly in a given field even before others can give a start.
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