Think before you jump the corporate ship!
Are you absolutely sure whether being an entrepreneur, a solo business owner, is the way to go for you? There are capabilities that you undoubtedly need to have.
You must be a aware of what other businesses are doing. – Are you observant? You must have the desire to be your own boss. – Do you have organisational talent?
You have to be goal oriented. – Do you have excellent self-management skills? You need to have the wish to succeed. – Are you decisive? Have you got stamina?
You must be able to link up with people with ease. – Can you build and manage networks? You should be flexible and adaptable. – Do you see problems or challenges?
Often you will have to make decisions on your own and have no-one with whom you can talk things over. - Have you got a coach and other support to steer you through? You should be able to make decisions based on intuition. - Can you trust your gut feeling?
You should be able to learn quickly, have a business plan, a marketing plan and a success team with a good accountant, a coach and legal representation.
If you feel uncomfortable with some of the questions, it would make sense to link up with a coach to work through these issues and ensure your success in a vibrant ever-growing business environment.
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Astrid McCormick is the principal of rightNow Coaching Solutions. Astrid is trainer and coach and successfully supports entrepreneurs, focuses on marketing techniques, creativity ad self-management. See http://www.rightnowcoaching.com