Month: November 2016

8 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

The beauty of being an entrepreneur is that you’re following your own path to success. For some, success comes after years of experiencing major growing pains – a very long, painful process. For others, things fall into place quickly. Is there a secret? It’s hardly magic. Success reveals that the entrepreneur understands the importance of learning from and adapting to situations; they’ve recognized that it’s the key to achieving growth. The following are 8 lessons every entrepreneur should learn to maintain a healthy, long-term business. You have to believe in yourself It’s impossible for others to believe in your vision if you have little to no confidence in yourself. Investors will chip away at your valuation to get a better deal. When dealing with others, especially those with competing interests, it will be necessary for you to stand up for yourself. Be confident in the business you’ve chosen to build – or no one else will. Your product/service needs to be the better than anything else out there If your product is not superior, don’t …