4 Habits to Acquire to Become a Young Entrepreneur

By Hayriye Simay Tunçkılıç

We all know that technology has an indispensable role in our lives. Due to the advancements in technology, establishing one’s self as a young entrepreneur has become much more popular in a couple of years.

Introduction

We all know that technology has an indispensable role in our lives and thanks to the advancements in technology, establishing one’s self as a young entrepreneur has been become much more popular since a couple of years.

However, some questions might arise in your mind. What do you need to do to maintain the sustainability of your initiative? or Which habits you should really pursue for the benefit of your future?

If you want to learn the answers to these questions and to become a young entrepreneur having a successful initiative, please follow these 4 habits 🙂

1) Reading

Becoming an entrepreneur requires creativity and I bet you do not want to lose that trait. However, if you spend all day looking at your computer or mobile screen you might experience a lack of creativity.

It might sound cliché, but reading something actually works! When you commit yourself to read something on a regular basis, you will see that your mind works more dynamically. Moreover, your creative side will also excel, and the good thing is you can read anything! You do not have to read only about business life or technology, you can actually find something for yourself from the books which you think are nonsense to read. So… start by reading… ANYTHING!

If you still want to read something on entrepreneurship, the article 6 Best Books and Films for Successful Entrepreneurship can help you 🙂

2) Going to Seminars and Conferences that You Have Interests

Despite the circumstances due to COVID, keeping yourself updated on the conferences and seminars about the sectors that you are interested in is still an amazing opportunity to improve your skills as well as knowledge!

Besides, if you want to become an entrepreneur especially at a young age, networking is much more significant. Hence, seminars are one of the most effective ways to get to know people and tell them about your passion. It is subjective however I do think that virtual conferences also work since I had a couple of experiences this year and I expanded my network through those virtual conferences 🙂 LinkedIn is a fairly good way to find the people that you watched or talked with online, thus give it a shot!

3 ) Looking from the Client Point-of-View

When you launch your enterprise, you will need clients, but the secret to sustainability is to look from their point-of-view. Indeed, you need to understand the expectations of your clients correctly and responding to those expectations accordingly are just two of the keys to success.

Besides, if you can empathize with your clients in an effective manner, you will understand them and satisfy their expectations much easily. Thus, do not underestimate your power to understand your clients and yourself.

4) Live Within the Brand You Have Created

I think this is one of the most passionate pieces of advice that I have learned so far. Living within the brand? Well, what I mean is being sincere towards your clients. But how?

Consider that you launch a makeup brand, but if you do not use them yourself who would believe you and buy your products? Absolutely no one. However, if you use your products, your clients will understand that you are truly sincere about your brand.

Furthermore, your sincerity will as well consolidate the trust within your clients. Apart from the trust, if you become sincere about your products or services, and benefit from them, you will be the first one to realize the flaws that you can focus on those flaws or missing aspects in a much faster and more effective way.

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