Five Tips for Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

Recently did an interview with Urban Views Weekly on entrepreneurship:

BE WILLING TO TAKE RISKS

Portland, Ore.-based marketing consultant Simon Tam said it’s best to use the Harvard Business School definition of entrepreneurship: the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. In other words, if you really want to venture out on your own and become an entrepreneur you have to enter this new phase of your career with complete confidence, and not be afraid to fall on your face at times.

“Someone who is willing to take risks and has initiative has the right kind of mentality,” Tam said. “There are ways to cultivate the skills and attitude — a lot of great books, life coaches, and seminars on the subject — but it all begins with choice: choosing the right attitude and taking that first step.”

You can read the full piece here.

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