By Sadie Douse
IF you are an entrepreneur, you need to think like an entrepreneur. If you are an employee working for a company who values entrepreneurial thinking, you need to think like an entrepreneur too. Here are some of the characteristics that make an entrepreneur.
Think big, think change
Entrepreneurs typically have that zeal to change and become something more. They are constantly after making things better and improving what is not working. They dream big and tend to dislike being “conditioned” to thinking like a worker.
Passionate about work
Whether you own a business or work for an organisation, you have to be utterly passionate about your work to have that entrepreneurial mindset. They tend to think about how they can evolve in their career and reach beyond the current boundaries.
Focus more on opportunities
The entrepreneur thinks more about opportunities, and sometimes those that don’t even seem realistic. They don’t disquiet their thoughts with constraints such as money, people and time. They just jump into opportunities and think about resources later.
Appetite for risk
The entrepreneurial mindset loves the game of gambling. Just like gamblers, they dive in, maybe several times, just to find that one possibility in which he wins the game.
*Douse is a consultant on entrepreneurship and business blogger