Starting a company is one thing; making it last is an entirely different challenge.
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Being a business owner isn’t easy. It requires a lot of hard work, and even then, you aren’t guaranteed to be successful. While external market factors can certainly play a big role in whether or not your startup turns into a long-term success story, your influence is also undeniably important.
Successful business owners tend to share several key personality traits that enable them to overcome adversity and innovate as they establish a foothold in the market. After all, without the right leadership, even the best business idea will quickly falter.
The good news is that even if you aren’t an “expert” at these traits yet, you can develop them within yourself so that you are better equipped to execute your business.
1. Specialized knowledge of your niche (and a desire to learn)
You wouldn’t be starting your business in the first place if you didn’t have a passion for, and knowledge of, your niche. Your experiences give