Making it in the world of entrepreneurship is the key thing. Our top world’s entrepreneurs’ tips to making it in the world of entrepreneurship in Africa. Here are the tips:
1.) The Power of Connections
“Network! Make connections and keep a record on each person you meet. Ask for their advice and help. Keep in touch with them along the way and build your network before you need it! Quality relationships are the keys to the kingdom.” – Clare Dreyer
2.) Focus, Focus and Focus
“Focus on ONE NICHE! And become the expert guru in that niche with your brand. Don’t get greedy! It’s the reason most quit by spreading themselves too thin.” – George Shepherd
3.) You Will Fail at Times
“Look forward to failure. This is how you learn to succeed. There is plenty of time to get it right — so go ahead and just do it — and get it wrong.” – Graham Phoenix
4.) Let Your Passion Drive You
“Find what you’re truly passionate about and go for it head on. Your passion driving you on your entrepreneurial journey. And understand there is NO Such THING AS BALANCE when you’re building your empire. There are things entrepreneurs do that others will not.” – Katerina Gasset.
5.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet
“Be of service; give value. Rather than thinking “how can I make a living and make money”; think ”how can I serve and truly add value to people’s lives? How can I make a difference?” This is what Oprah and Deepak Chopra say is their driving mission.” – Rena Hedeman.
6.) Successful Entrepreneurs Have Mentors, Coaches or Masterminds
“Surround yourself with great mentors. They help when you reach a plateau in your business cycle and can shave years off your business development and growth through advising from their mistakes and successes.” – Thalej Vasishta
7.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet.
“Approach your business from a place of service; how can I help my audience be more successful at what they’re doing. Before you write a blog, write a newsletter, shoot a video, present a proposal be still for a moment and ask for the knowledge of what your audience needs from you right now rather than to look for a way to “win someone over.” Come from a place of how to fill someone else’s cup rather than your own. Oh yeah and build a freaking list!” – Susan Garrett .
8.) Leaders Lead Through Service to Others
“Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty and never ignore the reality of your situation. Always be honest with yourself before you criticize others. If you can’t truthfully manage yourself — you don’t have a chance of effectively managing others.” – Jason M. Aubrey.
9.) Finished Beats Perfect
“Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you make your first step. Dive in and learn as you go!” – Chris Beatty.