The Entrepreneurial Skills List!

Is there anyone who could benefit from the entrepreneurial skills list? I know I can! It is so common to hear about the entrepreneur this, the entrepreneur that, but wouldn’t it be nice to have a list of tips and information that we could use as a guideline?

Here is a contributed article which helps us to see what compiles the entrepreneurial skills list!

Skills Every Modern Entrepreneur Needs To Master

If you asked someone what they did and they replied with, “I’m an entrepreneur,” you wouldn’t be any the wiser and that’s because the term entrepreneur covers a universe of options. All you would know about them is they are a motivated individual that believes in themselves enough to have started their own business.

But that can’t be all you need to be an entrepreneur, can it?

The answer to that is, no. There are other skills and things you need to master in order to be a successful entrepreneur. Luckily for you, we’ve been speaking to a bunch of success-story-tellers and pulled together a list of everything you need to work on in order to up your odds and, well, believe you can do it.

1. Communication Is Key

Without a purpose or some clarity to your communication, you might find that your business could go very quickly downhill. This is because communication is the one thing that can bring an idea to life and revolutionize a brand or make a product successful. Do you think Apple would have become the powerhouse it has if it wasn’t for Steve Jobs’ incredible keynote speeches? Exactly.

2. Empathy Is Essential

The only way you can grow your audience is by genuinely empathizing with your customers. It’s what will help you get a better understanding of your customers wants, needs, problems and pain points, which is why a lack of empathy has been proven to be a massive factor in startups failing.

3. Personal Brands Are Everything

Career ladders have gone and lily pad systems have blossomed. It’s why freelancers and entrepreneurs know jump between ideas so fast, all of which has come off the back of the gig economy. That’s why your personal brand has now become so important.

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4. Strategize For The Long Term

It would be amazing to make a success for yourself by adopting ‘a fly by the seat of your pants’ strategy, but that doesn’t happen anymore. The world doesn’t cater to it with all those distractions and whatnot.

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Instead, you need to come up with a plan for strategizing your long-term goals so that you can turn big goals into little ones that lead to the same endgame. That’s how entrepreneurs go about securing success these days.

5. Writing With Authority

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There is no denying the world is heading toward videos and images and infographics but written content still remains the king and that’s because it has a much more powerful way of highlighting your thoughts, turning copy into sales with the click of your fingers.

The internet is made up of trillions of words. To stand out you need to be able to write with persuasion. That’s what will help with email campaigns, blog writing, business proposals and sales attempts.

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14 thoughts to “The Entrepreneurial Skills List!

  • DianneBee

    I always like a list! I’m an entrepreneur in progress, so this is very helpful .The more we can clarify what we need to do, I think the better we will do.

    • Michelle

      Hello Dianne,
      Thanks for your visit. Yes, I, too, am a ‘list person’. I just love to ‘cross them off’…lol. But seriously, I also love any tips that will help me on my success journey. All the best.

  • Xavier Perez Sr.

    Thank you for your article. I think that at this point in our lives we have to examine what we are doing with a fine comb to ensure we are still connected with the outside world, so we can relate to the events that are continually changing. These and other tips we need to enhance our businesses and to formulate a direction we can use to promote the goods and services we can provide others. It is an essential element to Establishing any company. Thank you Michelle.

    • Michelle

      Hello there, Xavier.
      Thanks for your wonderful thoughts and your visit. Yes, we need to remember that whatever we create, needs to be nurtured as we ‘give’ it to others. It is just amazing how it all comes together. All the best.

  • Suzanne

    Hi Michelle,
    Great post for us “entrepreneurs”. Having empathy really resonates with me. I’m quite an empathic person, so I appreciate it when I feel that from someone else. These skills are all very important to have a successful blog.

    • Michelle

      Hello Suzanne,
      Thanks for your visit. Yes, we must never forget the human factor in our business or in our lives, for that matter. It is all connected in more ways than one. All the best in your endeavors.

  • Brittaney Verkuyl

    I am still working on branding myself. That is for sure. I am still working on a logo that makes me happy for my site though. I know I have a lot of work ahead of me! Thank you, Michelle, for sharing this list.

    • Michelle

      Thanks for visiting, Brittaney.
      Yes, take your time to ‘build your brand’. It will say who you are and what you are about/stand for – so take your time while you are at it.All the best.

  • ariel

    Wow Michelle! Such a great article. To the point and so telling about what we truly need to succeed and interact. Empathy is not only our every day interaction with in person people.. it has to be our way to run our business also. So enjoyed reading this.
    In peace and gratitude,ariel

    • Michelle

      Hello Ariel,
      I appreciate your visit. Yes, you also have written some powerful words. Business is ‘all-inclusive’ despite our desire to ‘just make money’! Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

  • Sue

    Great article, Michelle! I love planning and implementing my goals. These skills you mentioned are integral to our success and I really liked that you included empathy as one of these skills.

    All the best,

    • Michelle

      Hello Sue,
      Thanks for your visit. I am glad that you found the article useful and that the points were ‘on tap’! Yes, it takes not only ‘business savvy’ to run a business but the ‘humane aspect’ of it as well. All the best.

  • Annie Collyer

    Hi Michelle,
    Good list. Keeping the humanity in business sets it apart from competitors. And makes the owner have good feelings too!

    • Michelle

      Hello Annie,
      Thanks for stopping by. Yes, in the end, we are all people aside from the various ‘hats we wear’. You cannot ‘divorce’ the human factor from a business.
      All the best.


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