Entrepreneur Mindset

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I have had many discussions with people wishing to start businesses. Few of them have the drive to become a business owner. Too many people think if they are good at a task they can do it as a business. It just means that you are good at a task, running and growing a business is a different beast. Running a business consists of many aspects that must be accomplished. One of the main things an entrepreneur needs is the drive to keep going in the face of adversity. You will work long nights and many hours getting your business started. One of my friends had the idea that he would get a large group of engineers together and they could work on projects as a group and they would operate the business as this group. I do not believe this system will work because most of the people on the team want to just punch a clock and not really do anything beyond their specific task. In this situation there needs to be at least one person that is driving the business. This person needs to have the passion to keep going and the ability to influence the other people in the business to work hard.

If after reading this you still want to start a business take the time to learn all you can about business. You do not need to go to school for this, there are many books on the subject. I recommend that you start with

The E-Myth Revisited .