The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
– Albert Einstein
If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
– Ken Robinson
Time to Reflect
What do you think is the most important mindset an entrepreneur should have?
Right now, take out a piece of paper or go to My Notebook. Take about 10 minutes to really think about this question, and then jot down your thoughts.
When you’re ready, take a look at what we think below.
It’s really important to remind yourself that becoming an entrepreneur is a process. Set realistic expectations for yourself, and remind yourself that you don’t have to get it right the first time. Many of the most successful people and businesses have failed at first.
Entrepreneur vs. Employee
It’s worth taking some time to think about the advantages and disadvantages of being an employee versus being an entrepreneur. What do you think the main advantages are of being an employee? And the advantages of running your own business? What are the main challenges of both?
Now that you’ve learned more about what it means to be an entrepreneur and the kind of mindset it takes, take some time to check in with yourself.
Do you need to shift your mindset?