“Your idea may get you in the door but it is your strength that closes the deal!” That’s how it works! The investor looks more into your personality rather than your product. So you must inhabit the traits of a true entrepreneur to be successful.
Let’s see if you have those traits and if not adopt them soon.
Always have an optimistic approach
“Optimism is the ray of hope in dark forest.” An entrepreneur who is positive in all the adverse situations is the one who is bold, strong and determined. These traits are praised by the investors.
Be honest and integral
A true entrepreneur is honest and follow moral values and ethics with full integrity. Investors dig deep to see as if really the person is honest in his views or not.
Learn from one another as mentor
Bill Gates, Elon Musk, or Warren Buffet or be it any other successful entrepreneur, a true entrepreneur learn from one another as mentor.
Be an open book
To be successful you must be an open book. You must share your stories of failure and learning to the world as it is. So that you may act as mentor to budding entrepreneurs.
Your strengths ,Your Weakness – Your Responsibility
Evaluate your strength and weakness and see how strengths can overcome your weakness. For a true entrepreneur his strengths and weakness is his own responsibility.
Always be open to hear other’s perspective
Hear to the opinions of your employees and subordinates , this will include praises and critics. But all you need to do is reconsider your decisions.
Be a good listener
If you want others to listen you , firstly have ears for them. A true entrepreneur is a good listener and observer to.
Be socially intelligent
Be receptive to how business environment evolves. Incorporate the changes occurring in the society and earn first mover advantage.
Aspire to execute
Dream big but dream what you can execute. A true entrepreneur knows that the value of a plan is zero, it’s all about execution!
Be self motivated
A true entrepreneur is self motivated and this fire to drill down the things to excellence is something that differentiates him from all.
Adopt these traits and be a true entrepreneur! All the best for your entrepreneurial journey!