Every year in the United States, more than 627,000 new businesses open, according to estimates from the Small Business Administration, SBA. That’s more than half a million people deciding to leave their 9 to 5 job and set out on their own. Unfortunately, not everyone is cut out to be a small business owner, as evident by the nearly 595,000 businesses that close every year. To those companies that are able to get off the ground and running, only 51 percent are able to remain in business for more than five years.
With such disheartening numbers, you may be wondering if you should venture out on your own and start a business, and whether or not you’ll succeed as an entrepreneur. The good news is, anyone can become a successful entrepreneur with the right mindset. The mindset of successful entrepreneurs is different from everyone else. There are many ways in which they think and act differently. When you know what you are looking for, you can begin to think and act like a successful entrepreneur.
When it comes to creating a successful business, like any journey, you need to have a map. Having a plan of where you need to go will help you get to your destination in the fastest time possible. This book is meant to be your map and help you become a successful entrepreneur, as fast as possible. To be truly successful, in anything that you do, you have to have the right mindset. This is true whether you are an elite athlete, a world champion, or a billionaire business owner. All of these people share a specific mindset, and if you want to be a successful entrepreneur and be successful in life, you will need to develop this same, robust and focused mindset.