Think of a stereotypical entrepreneur – which words do you use to describe them? Dedicated? Optimistic? Goal driven? Passionate?
Now answer this question – Do the following traits, characteristics and quirks describe you? If yes then, you’re a passionate entrepreneur!
You take action.
Creating a perfect business plan is one thing but you believe that life experiences, being able to solve problems and think on your feet are can be more valuable than book smarts alone.
When you make spend time writing a plan at your desk, you also spend time taking action and putting that plan into motion, rather than over analysing the situation.
Where most avoid risk, passionate entrepreneurs see the potential to grow. Taking risks don’t always work out the way we want them to but, if you really want to see your business take off you will view risks as a vehicle to create new ventures!
If you’re truly passionate about what you do, you can imagine the a future where your investments of time and money have paid off. It shows that you are on the lookout for opportunities to improve yourself and your business.
You don’t take no for an answer.
Giving up easily is not in your vocabulary and quitting is not a typical trait among passionate entrepreneurs. You know that securing your success doesn’t come easily but you have the perseverance and the ability to be persuasive and think outside the box.
Not everything will go exactly as planned but you are not afraid to put in the work to overcome these obstacles!
You’re motivated by challenges.
When you’re confronted by problems you don’t try and pass it off or wash your hands of the situation. Instead, you are ready and willing to apply yourself and find a solution to any problems that arise. You are motivated by challenges and they make you work harder instead of shutting down or switching off!
A passionate entrepreneur doesn’t think anything is insurmountable… She looks adversity in the eye and keeps pushing forward.
You work and play hard.
It happens all day, everyday, entrepreneurs fall down and have to pick themselves up until they get it right – it can be a real trial and error situation sometimes! The key to business success is staying super focused and keeping your eyes on the prize, but giving 110% all day, everyday is absolutely exhausting.
When you’re truly passionate about your work you might find it difficult to take a break, but remember, if you don’t then you’re at risk of burning out and crashing down, down, down. If you’re in it for the long run then you’ll know how important it is to take breaks from working in your business!
Your superpower is your passion! It will give you the drive and determination to create the life you want and deserve.
“If you really want to fly,” says Oprah Winfrey, “just harness your power to your passion.”
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