How To Be An Entrepreneur: Believe In Yourself

“BELIEVE IN YOURSELF”  Well said! John.

Merriam-Webster defines entrepreneur as ”one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” There are three qualities listed within this definition; organizer, manager, and risk taker.  Your role as entrepreneur will encompass all three qualities as you move through the business planning and operations stages.

As you think about how to be an entrepreneur and review who you are and your potential for starting a small business, or your current adventure of business ownership, look at your life and previous work/business experiences for guidance.  At BDN we believe that there are elements of an entrepreneur within all of us and one of our roles is to call out the dream and/or entrepreneur within you.  This article speaks to the truth that many of the traits necessary to an entrepreneur are common to many of us, and an MBA or corporate experience is far from required.  Surround yourself with individuals who affirm these qualities or help you develop them.

More at How To Be An Entrepreneur: Believe In Yourself | Your Business Development Center.

About Kelly Business Advisors, LLC

Early in his career John started-up and sold 7 years later a Moving and Storage Company in Milwaukee. He acquired and was President of Kelly Pickle Company f/k/a Bond Pickle Company, in Oconto, WI for 12 years. Built a monthly round-table networking group of manufactures in Oconto. Developed marketing plans, sales plans, products and implemented lean manufacturing practices with many North American companies. Worked with non-profits as both a front line leader and behind the scenes. He is active in his church, a member of the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce,Business Networkers International (BNI) and now is joining the Green Bay Downtown Rotary.

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