Being a woman entrepreneur is not an easy task. One has to learn to conquer the fears and ready to go an extra mile by working hard will help to make a mark in the world. With changing times, women have set themselves on par with their counterparts in all the fields also as entrepreneurs by their own CHOICE. With choice come freedom, responsibility and willingness to test and trade with the tidal waves of success and failure. Multi-tasking is one thing which sets women apart from men.
- Work smart:
There are no shortcuts to success. One need to work hard there are no second thoughts about it. Being open to learning always helps. Knowledge on current technology, existing businesses that can be utilized without having to get a setup done would help to get work done faster. In other words, never shy out from outsourcing.
- Take charge:
Taking the ownership for one’s decision gives the freedom to lead from the front. Women should be able to celebrate every success and also learn to take the failures in stride. It is these challenges faced does make one grow and succeed in life. Decision of becoming and Entrepreneur comes with baggage of risks. Risk can also be perceived as an opportunity to tread further. To be fearless in pursuing one’s dream is good but at the same time have to have taken necessary precautions to minimize the losses.
- Watch what you say:
Entrepreneur has to be very good in communication. It is the very powerful way of letting others know about your vision. Whether it is with customers or employees one should be able to picture his dream with words that makes them to create the trust in you. It helps even more when you are networking or negotiating. Networking and negotiating are two important aspects of being an entrepreneur. Networking helps to get in touch with more people and thus giving a chance to expand your market. Negotiating helps to get the required profit margin from customers and also from vendors.
- Think more:
Time spent with self where situations are thought over with without being attached to the outcomes gives the clarity of the process. This in turn helps to restructure or reframe the working policies and to have backup plans in place for future endeavors.
- Rule the world:
Being one’s own Boss gives you the liberty of doing what it takes to achieve your own goal. Women shy away from taking credit for one’s success, but should learn to embrace it the way the badges of failure are also worn. Sense of achievement on reaching every milestone gives satisfaction which cannot be measured monetarily or in words.
Go get business done!
— Team SoS