Article by Sebastian Guthery.
Entrepreneurs have a lot to manage, and many moving parts that they must work with. Plus, most start young and may not have the experience needed to navigate choppy waters. Many of the best ideas fail because the minds behind them can’t get a firm grasp on the way forward. Here are some tips to think about when you want to try and grow a business responsibly and sustainably.
It’s difficult to calculate risk taking, but it’s a skill you’ll need to perfect if you want to succeed in business. When you’re young, it’s ok to make mistakes. As you get older, it becomes more important to build up a safety net to absorb some of the risk you take. The lesson is try new things and fail freely. You never know what might work out if you’re too concerned about whether it will.
Without a challenge, you’ll quickly find your life uneventful. Learning how to motivate yourself is crucial to overcoming the kinds of challenges you’ll face as an entrepreneur. You need to learn how to tackle progressively more difficult experiences and embrace the potential roadblocks you’ll face along the way.
Work with Passion
Care very deeply about what you do because you’ll be doing it for a long time. That means thinking big about the kinds of problems you solve and really looking at the kind of life you want to live. Your career is like a lifestyle choice, so don’t be afraid to think big about the kinds of goals you have.
About the Author:
Sebastian Guthery is a successful entrepreneur who has launched and runs several businesses. He grow up in Wichita Kansas but now lives and works in San Diego, CA. Visit Sebastian Guthery’s Linkedin page for more info.