The definition of an entrepreneur differs in dictionaries, articles, and books, depending on the context. When you google the word “Entrepreneur” this is what it will come up with: “a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.” And, let me tell you my friends, this definition merely covers a businessman.
I think “Entrepreneur” is more than that. The best definition that fits the word Entrepreneur is this : “An innovator or developer who recognizes and seizes opportunities; converts those opportunities into workable/marketable ideas; adds value through time, effort, money, or skills; and assumes the risks of the competitive marketplace to implement these ideas. The entrepreneur is a catalyst for economic change who uses purposeful searching, careful planning, and sound judgement when carrying out the entrepreneurial process. The entrepreneur – uniquely optimistic and committed – works creatively to establish new resources or endow old ones with new capacity, all for the purpose of creating wealth.”
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Have you ever put together an IKEA furniture? Well, I have. It is as much complicated as it is fun. There is this pile of boxes, instructions, and images. You attach little pieces one by one going step by step. And, if you do everything correctly, those little pieces become a household appliance that will be a very good use to you. On the contrary, if you do it wrong, you will have to break down all those pieces apart like jenga woods and go to step one, tail chase.
This is what business is like. Except, you don’t get any instructions, tools, images, or a help guide. Continue reading “A Vague Business Concept You Didn’t Realize You Need to Know”
For a long time I’ve been told that I can’t do things, because I was “just a kid” or I was “not old enough”. These comments that I was getting lead me to a point where I gave up on myself. Until recently, I was googling about entrepreneurs I found a site where there was written stories of teen entrepreneurs. All of them was pretty interesting but I was totally amazed when I read Grace Connor’s.
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