In the past few years, entrepreneurship has become a daunting, but longing task. People are pursuing their dreams and it takes determination to successfully accomplish those dreams. While some of these dream pursuers are hitting the ground running with large levels of success, others are struggling to make ends meet. Unfortunately, entrepreneurship is not for everyone. If you’re considering following this career path, there are three signs you can look for to see if entrepreneurship is right for you.
- You Are Self Motivated
When indulging in the career path of entrepreneurship, self-motivation is an absolute must. When you have dry seasons and bad days, you must depend on self-motivation. As an entrepreneur, you will often have deadlines to meet and you must ensure that you can motivate yourself enough to complete your work within that timeline. Self-motivation also comes in handy when you need to push past the lack of call backs or ignored pitches.
- You Are Deadline-Driven
Sticking to deadlines can be a headache, but to successfully conquer the career of entrepreneurship – you must possess this quality trait. This directly aligns with the first sign, self-motivation. Those same deadlines you must stay motivated to maintain are usually set by you. Sometimes you may have a client provide a deadline, but often times when pitching to clients, you will provide an approximate time of completion. To remain faithful to that timeline, you must be deadline driven.
- You Can Work Anywhere
You may be working a 9 to 5, in the same office setting every business day. Entrepreneurship is not constrained to one setting – you can work anywhere at any time. If you’re traveling to another state or country, work can come with you. If this sounds exciting to you, entrepreneurship may be the right profession for you!
Entrepreneurship comes in many forms – ranging from art work to copywriting.
There are hundreds of self-employed citizens throughout the world, do you have what it takes to join them?
As an entrepreneur, you are committing to becoming a small business owner. If these three signs resonated with you, you may be able to conquer this daunting career path.
Author: Jasmine Jacobs
photo by: Andrew Gook