For the wrong person, the American Dream of entrepreneurship can quickly become a nightmare. If you’re wondering if you’re the right person or not, read CNBC’s article, “Four Signs You Don’t Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur.”
Simone Biles was identified as a uniquely talented gymnast for years, but it wasn’t until she upped her practice time that she became the world-class gymnast we see today. Countless articles about her confirm that increasing her practice time to 30 hours a week made a huge difference in her performance. This serves as an interesting parallel for business professionals. Even a “natural” at sales, communications, IT or what have you can’t fully reach maximum potential without digging in and trying harder.
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As an entrepreneur, you need to realize that your niche may be down the road instead of in your backyard. Anticipating future trends and creating products/services around them separates dynamic, niche-focused entrepreneurs from the rest of the pack. Read this Forbes article for more.
Some of the most innovative niche entrepreneurial ideas come from Millennials or even younger folks. Their “can do” attitude and “why not” curiosity have led to a variety of successful launches. A Forbes article provides some interesting examples of products that arose from need or desire to do better.