An Entrepreneur Is…

An entrepreneur is someone who (in no particular order)…

  • does things because he is passionate about them, not because someone asks/expects him to do it
  • risks everything to follow his dreams
  • never stops learning
  • sees value in failure
  • uses failures as building blocks of success
  • builds friendships, not contacts.
  • goes from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm (Winston Churchill coined that phrase)
  • helps others without asking for anything in return
  • values people more than he values his assets
  • has a pen and paper on his nightstand to write down ideas in the middle of the night or a phone with an app to do that
  • carries pen and paper (or phone with an app) to write down thoughts and ideas
  • actually looks back on his notes and evaluates ideas/thoughts and acts on them
  • realizes his fear of failure, yet doesn’t stop because of it
  • is humble, arrogance breeds nothing but resentment from others
  • does things, not just talk about them all-day
  • doesn’t dismiss any ideas as failures without testing them and getting feedback from others
  • takes cliche and turns it into the new trend
  • is not a copycat but an innovator
  • smiles in the face of adversity, positivity breed positivity
  • treats obstacles and challenges as gas stops on his way to success
  • follows someone on Twitter because he wants to, not because he wants them to follow him back

Just some thoughts. What is your list? Tweet me.

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Viktor Nagornyy

Viktor Nagornyy

For the past 14 years, Viktor has worked with businesses of all sizes, helping them generate more leads and sales through an effective inbound marketing strategy and conversion-optimized websites while increasing marketing efficiency with marketing automation tools and tactics. Follow on Mastodon:

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