Ambition is subjective. Depending on our goals, each of our ideas of success differs. Being a small business owner is ambitious in
Commitment is what drives your ability to do the impossible: start your own small business. You’ve gotten this far through your hard work and dedication, but keeping up the momentum through the difficult times is where commitment really comes into play.
The biggest hurdle is always taking that initial step--that initial leap. It's usually up to the entrepreneur to find that drive within themselves to take that first step. Most people are usually afraid of what it will entail, but everything is all about taking little baby steps. Ask for help, find mentors, get friends or family to pitch in -- get some guidance.
Nobody can do everything on their own. Take it from OCIE SBDC consultant, Lisa Napolitano: “the more you can create a network for yourself around your business, the better you can do sales and marketing.” When you open yourself up to teamwork within your own business or our network, you gain resources and insights that you wouldn’t have had otherwise.
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