These 4 ‘imperfections’ can make you an entrepreneurial successSharika S Nair
Successful entrepreneurs are often termed as risk-takers, go-getters, positive, and so on. Their charm and aura are discussed everywhere. Take Mark Cuban for example. He is known for being exceptionally competitive and ambitious. But what about the flaws in various entrepreneurs? Are they neglected or welcomed with the same ease? Flaws needn’t always seen in a negative light. Sometimes, some of them may help us get through tricky situations. Many may dislike you or criticise you for them, but so long as you know what’s right and what’s working, you needn’t change.
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Here are a few traits that may be considered flaws but can actually help you become a successful entrepreneur.
Frankness breeds openness, and that’s the quality of a successful entrepreneur; an employer who communicates openly with their employees can be trusted. Those who don’t encourage open communication are likely to be two-faced and defensive. Frank people are secure. They can lead at any point of time. Their decisions can be validated successfully. Often employees actually welcome such leaders who know how to lead by example.
Some people just can’t slow down if a particular task at hand isn’t complete. Contradictory to popular belief, this can actually work wonders if you do not want to pile up work and keep everything on track. Entrepreneurs who seem to be excessively obsessed are the ones who not only fret over their business but also about other things such as deadlines, schedules, habits, and the like. This keeps them from slacking at times.
Tring to be ‘in control’
Some people do not like to be controlled but are always in control. While some may see this as being authoritative and dominant, it is really a way of leading efficiently. Such people know the route and are always confident about whatever decision they make. They are in control for a reason. They have done their research and don’t falter in any situation. Others look up to them for assurance.
Daydreamers are constantly coming up with new ideas. Daydreaming can help you make decisions throughout the day and work towards achieving them. A daydreamer makes things happen and is often very creative. Jotting down what they think at the moment helps them achieve their dreams.
Everyone can’t be a successful entrepreneur, and while you work towards it, prepare to be flocked by criticism and judgement. But does that mean you should stop? Often the qualities that seem to be too far-fetched or negative are the ones that help you get through in times of crisis or otherwise. So the next time you doubt or judge yourself, just take a deep breath and tell yourself that you are human, too!