There are an innumerable number of articles and books out there telling people how to become a wildly successful entrepreneur. But there are also a lot of weird and unexpected traits that many people running successful companies possess that rarely make it into these pieces of advice. Perhaps you can boost your entrepreneurial prospects by cultivating a few of these things.
One of the most unexpected traits many successful entrepreneurs start out with is naivety. Most would never have jumped headfirst into their business if they new how difficult the first steps were going to be. This naivety allows first-timers a level of mental freedom that veterans will never have. Another tactic many successful entrepreneurs employ is to keep their business small, but to do big things. Knowing that you’re improving the lives of people, whether it’s ten people or ten thousand, can make all the difference in the amount of satisfaction you get from your business. Uncertainty is another thing you’re going to need to get used to. We’re all born with a certain tolerance for it, but boosting yours can mean all the difference between success and failure. Every day, you should be getting out bed ready to embrace uncertainty and all the opportunities it presents to you. Try doing some of these things, and you might find yourself approaching your new small business with a fresh perspective.
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