Finally, and most importantly, believe in yourself.There will be many voices who say you can’t do it, it’s impossible, and there’s no way forward.“Has anyone told you where we’re going on Saturday?
Commit yourself to being as organized as possible, and eliminate the risk of making careless errors that could be detrimental to the health of your enterprise.
Entrepreneurs need to take great care to understand their industry inside and out, to stay on top of trends, attend conferences, capitalize on events, read the right books and trade publications, train themselves and their employees, and understand the competition better than it knows itself. There’s no such thing as a perfect athlete, a perfect business, or a perfect person, but there are winners and losers in business and those who win do so by constantly improving.
Some of those voices might even come from inside yourself.
The truth is, for most entrepreneurs, building a business is twice as hard as they thought it would be.
As a professional football player turned entrepreneur, I believe small business owners can learn a lot from athletes.