Presentation on theme: "How to be a Successful Entrepreneur? Dr. A. Devaraj, P.G.D.M.C., M.A., B.L., M. Phil, Ph D Senior Faculty in English Loyola College, Chennai-34."— Presentation transcript:
How to be a Successful Entrepreneur? Dr. A. Devaraj, P.G.D.M.C., M.A., B.L., M. Phil, Ph D Senior Faculty in English Loyola College, Chennai-34
An entrepreneur is one who starts a commercial enterprise, involving financial risk.
To be a successful entrepreneur one need to have the right spirit & skill. As Thomas Browne says, To believe only possibilities, is not faith, but mere philosophy
In fact an enterprising entrepreneur should expect the unexpected. He should hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
What does it imply? It warrants us A sense of pre-preparedness & anticipation A sense of perseverance especially during the times of adversity A presence of mind A mind to restart besides the skill required for that enterprise
Be sensitive to others needs. Be affectionate, helpful to your employees. Be warm & friendly. Do care for their needs
You cannot be a successful entrepreneur if you have negative mind pattern
Control your finances Be thrifty Be wise in your spending Control your desires
Above all, the foundation of success depends on your attitude
Make use of your opportunities. Opportunities, people say, knock only once
Some are wise. Many are otherwise. Successful entrepreneurs are wise people
Respect the human resources. Humans are more valuable than any other asset in your enterprise
Learn Learn from your education Learn from your experience Learn from nature, ambience & environment
Be an entrepreneur of positive attitude The qualities of a positive entrepreneur having a pleasing personality man of enthusiasm, energy & life inspiring & motivating helpful to others willing to learn always