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Victoria M Gallagher

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Avoid These Pitfalls And Find Your Success

So you want to be your own boss? Sounds good! You want to be in control of your own salary and income? That sure sounds fun! One of the best ways to achieve that is to be your own boss, but do you have what it takes to be one? Not everyone has the mental makeup to become an entrepreneur, and here are (possibly) the 3 reasons why you will fail in business if you decided to start today.

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be One (Yet)

You Procrastinate A Lot

Now, being an entrepreneur means working long hours without overtime pay. It means going to the office first and leaving last. If you are lazy and you procrastinate a lot, being an entrepreneur might not be the best course for you. Sure, having your own business sounds so grand and sure feels like an achievement, but you have to really grind it out everyday if you want to be your own boss who succeeds.

You Don’t Like Talking To People Too Much

Not saying that this will be the sole reason why you might fail in your business endeavors, but being an introvert will not help you that much if you are into the “selling” business. Being an entrepreneur means talking to people a lot — your employees, your clients, suppliers and customers are just some of the people you need to get along with. You need to open up and converse a lot more.

You Are In It Only For The Money

If you want to be your own boss only for the money, you are in for a harsh start (and it might not end up good for you too) Entrepreneurs succeed because they LOVE what they do and they are willing to sacrifice things to see their business succeed. IF you are in it only for the money, you will never really have the passion required to see your business fully bloom.

Being a successful entrepreneur has so many benefits. Not only are there financial benefits, but there are also benefits to your mental and spiritual self. When you have success with a business that you have started, you feel an overwhelming sense of accomplishment. This sense of accomplishment boosts your confidence. When you have increase confidence, you are motivated to do even more. This cycle helps you be that successful entrepreneur you want to be.

Start changing these 3 habits that can pull you down and stop you from being an awesome entrepreneur today!

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