Thursday, June 26, 2014

Advice from a Serial Entrepreneur

Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes time, commitment and sacrifice. Along this journey, individuals will learn many hard, yet valuable lessons. Mistakes will be made and priorities will change. For young and new entrepreneurs, taking advice from seasoned professionals is one of the best ways to prepare for the future.

At only 34 years old, Kevin D. Johnson has accomplished more than the average American will in a lifetime. Johnson is a serial entrepreneur, president of a multi-million dollar marketing & communications agency, and author of "The Entrepreneur Mind." In his book, he offers the following advice to business entrepreneurs:

  • Find new markets
  • Do not try to be a Superman
  • Build a strong company structure
  • Define your priorities
  • Hire critical employees
  • Mistakes are to be made
  • Spend time with intelligent people
  • Adapt to technology fast
  • Be patient for MBA or master education
  • Consider customers as bosses
  • Which one is your day: Friday or Monday? 
  • Appreciate yourself
  • Admit that entrepreneurship is risky

Take a look at his advice in detail at the Shopio blog: "13 Inspiring Advices from Successful Entrepreneurs"

by Samantha Warner
Marketing Extraordinaire