The first thought that haunts every aspiring entrepreneur is, “Have I got what it takes?”
The idea of having your dream company sure is flowery, but there are months and years of grueling days and sleepless nights that go into taking it where you aspire to.
So what do these successful entrepreneurs have that always keeps them a step ahead of the others? What gives them the edge?
Over the next series of posts, let us uncover some of the major skills that can turn a yearning idea into a successful company.
The most important skill you need to be successful, irrespective of your college education or any sort of training is perseverance. The first things that we ever learnt in our lives, how to walk, to talk, to eat, have all been through constant effort. Focus, on that one goal and then build your short term objectives around it.
Learn from your mistakes. Take the lesson. Move ahead.
You are allowed to fall, but if you don’t hold the passion to stand back up, you never will.
Most aspiring entrepreneurs get diverted by the small obstacles that come their way and instead of thinking more about the long term goals, they start focusing on what comes next. NO. No business always works as planned but perseverance will keep you going even when the going gets tough. Halt, plan and change what needs to be changed.
It is the flexibility to adapt that will keep you moving in bleak outlooks.
“Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take you to accomplish it, the time will pass anyway.”
It is easy to set a goal if we know what we want to accomplish in our life. But these goals can take up a concrete shape only if we wish to work hard to achieve it. Goals are considered to be the things that we wish to accomplish in the longer run. In order to make sure that the goals are accomplished, the person needs to have a plan or an idea about how he wishes to achieve it. Continue reading “Goal without a plan is just a wish.”
When you begin your career, things may seem quite tedious. It happens to billions of professionals at the beginning of their professional life. There is nothing unusual about it. You should not get intimidated by what is ahead. The trick lies in looking at one thing at a time and proceeding. Continue reading “Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
Studies conducted over the last few years, have been indicative of the fact that nearly one fourth of the species living on Earth, could indeed be headed towards extinction by the year 2050! It also is quite apparent that the effect of global warming and climate change is already beginning to transform the life on earth greatly. So, is global warming a serious threat? And, if yes, why? Continue reading “Is Global warming a serious threat?”
While on one side it is the harsh reality that our education system still has a long way to go to learn and disseminate awareness about the idea that “grades do not decide a child’s future”, one bright ray of hope is the rising awareness in students imbibing corporate/soft skills.
What exactly are corporate skills?
Corporate skills are interpersonal skills that a person uses to interact with another – from communication to listening to gestures to stance.
Corporate skills are slowly becoming a necessity by aiding an individual in prepping up for upcoming corporate culture after he/she gets a job.
There are multiple benefits in empowering a student with corporate skills. He/She learns to have
So, how do you get involved in scenarios that help you develop your corporate skills?
Step Out: While grades can be important, so can extracurricular opportunities – take part in competitions, organize things, be a part of a team, make presentations, do whatever it takes to talk and interact with more people. The more you do that, the better you get at it.
In short, make yourself available to trying new things. You never know what might just click, and in the meanwhile, you will be in the pink of your preparations to face the corporate world.
Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?
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