Are You a Business Owner or Entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur:

  1. Is always looking for opportunities and lessons.
  2. Consistently learns from challenges and treats them as lessons.
  3. Thinks outside of the box.
  4. Works ‘on’ the business. 
  5. Has the capacity to span across multiple industries and markets.
  6. Demonstrates over and over again that they can grow great businesses. 
  7. Repurposes their skills across many businesses. 
  8. Loves business systems rather than a specific product. 
  9. Can be passionate about anything.
  10. Is always fixed on growth and growth mindset.
  11. Has the ability to scale.
  12. Has the self-belief to achieve outcomes.
  13. Has discipline to work hard on their business every day, even without results.
  14. Reevaluates when something isn’t working.
  15. Shares their WHY and purpose with their team.
  16. Possesses a great deal of creativity to overcome obstacles.
  17. Connects people into their vision.
  18. Has determination to continue when times get tough.
  19. Ensures their purpose aligns with their team, suppliers and customers. 
  20. Is comfortable being uncomfortable.
  21. Reinvests in their business and has no problem with ‘going broke’.
  22. Thinks laterally.
  23. Explores their capabilities as a human.
  24. Sees beyond what is in front of them.
  25. Tests unchartered waters and takes risks.
  26. Are always planning ahead.
  27. Solve problems in the world.

A business owner:

  1. May have been given an opportunity to own a business.
  2. Owns one great business.
  3. Lives in a comfort zone.
  4. Thinks literally.
  5. Remains small.
  6. Focuses on the day-to-day tasks.
  7. Solve problems in their community.
  8. Has no notion to sell the business.

Both business owners and the entrepreneurs play important roles in the community and the world at large. 
Which one are you?

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