What does it take to be truly successful as a CEO, president, business owner; entrepreneur or founder?
One word or phrase won’t adequately define it. But here’s a few words to definitely include when defining how to be successful in business:
Knowing your business
Having the right marketing plan at the right time
Being in a segment of the marketplace where there is critical mass
Being a great manager
Being adequately funded
Not being adequately funded but being able to work hard and on a shoestring budget
Being willing to sell your employees on the company mission and to be excellent at their work
Be willing to sell and convince the world that you’ve got what it takes
Be willing to take on difficult situations and handle them well
Understand customer service
Totally committed to being in business
Willing to work more than 40 hours per week
Failure is NOT an option.
Have an updated business plan and follow it.
Make mistakes; learn from those mistakes; never to make those mistakes again.
Always keep moving forward.
What other words or phrases would you add to this list?