5 skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur

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Every Entrepreneur and Business owners know the importance of investing in themselves. They always ready for improving their valuables skills and strengths over time. By now, many of the entrepreneurs have made their business plans for what they want to achieve in 2019.

This plan includes everything related to their business like growth strategies, new products to launch, target to achieve, new markets to enter and new relationships to build.

If you have includes above these things in your plan with clear targets and milestones for the coming year, then you’ll definitely achieve what you have set for next year.

For an Entrepreneur, the next important question comes into their mind, which skills will be the best or game changer in 2019.

Now, It’s a great time to set your targets for the upcoming year and It’s time to go for new courses, Read books, and try to find new strategies to increase the productivity in your team. In this Article, I’m sharing the top five skills needed to be an entrepreneur.

1- Communication:

This is the most important part for any business to grow. If you and your team lacking in communication, then, your business can quickly go down and even you can be in the loss of that Business. On the other hand, effective communication can also regain the idea and put life in any business.

Give time for Marketing speeches, Marketing Tag Lines, and Copywriting Methods. Many Experts have shared their experience, and they always said that Communication is the most important skill an Entrepreneur can learn.

2- Building Strategies:

Try to implement or build new strategies to increase the productivity of your team and to increase the business. Do some research on your competitors, figure out their strategies and planning and then apply it by adding some uniqueness from your side.

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In 2019, try to learn the ability to strategize for achieving long-term goals for your startup or small business. You can break down big goals into small targets, and achieve your goal step by step that leads to major successes over time.

3- Building Relationships:

Good Business Relationships in the industry is the major aspect of successful Entrepreneur. Good Relationships will give us the freedom and also we’re more innovative and creative in the companies. Instead of spending time and energy on solving the problems associated with negative relationships, we can, instead, focus on new opportunities.

Always make a good relationship with your customers, suppliers, and stakeholders that all are important for your company growth and success.

How you can build professional Relationships:

1- Develop your People Skills.
2- Identify your Relationship need.
3- Schedule Time to Build Relationships.
4- Always Be Positive.
5- Appreciate team members & others.
6- Stay Away from Gossiping.

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4- Increase Business / Sales:

Yes, I have to say this, the one skill that always keeps the lights on in your office is the sales. If a company is not able to sell its products or services is quickly going out of business. If you’re looking for investors for your startup, then you have to be an expert in selling skills to sell your idea to investors.

The fact is, everyone, need selling skills to sell themselves in their particular skills, whether it is the software developer, designer, writer, and even Artists. Even if you’re working as a freelancer, for the new job or new client, you simply have to sell yourself.

5- Hiring Talented & Passionate Team Members:

You have to accept this, In your team, you need talented and passionate members that eventually helps you to achieve your goals. For this process, you’ll need the ability to identify the right person for each and every position in your team.

If you’re not careful in this process, you’ll always end up with the new person for every position that drains your energy and budget without generating any profit in return for the company. Be practical, Selective and Smart when searching for talent for your company.

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Amit Chawla is the Founder and Editor at StoryToday. A Computer Science Engineer by degree and passionate about Latest Technology and Startups. Reach out at - amit@storytoday.co.in