Essay about I Have A Successful Business

1197 Words Apr 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
I have a great deal of admiration for my grandfather having a successful and reputable business for twenty-seven years before his retirement. Due to his success in owning his own business he is a person that not only I can learn from, but many others can as well. Each day can bring its own obstacles when owning your own business. You will find my grandfather’s advise on how to maneuver through or around the obstacles without giving up to create a successful business. As you read further on that his advice is wise not only in business, but also in his personal life as many business owners have to balance both. My grandfather’s advice of the best way to achieve long-term success in owning your own business is that you always have to start with honesty, integrity, and commitment, and the ability to complete a job accurately and meeting deadlines that were promised. As he has said you have to be able to keep your cool and be very competent in the work that you are doing in order to achieve a successful business. Our textbook states that entrepreneurs or small business owners are “likely to possess the personality traits of having a high level of self esteem and feel competent and capable of handling most situations including stress and uncertainty surrounding a plunge into a risky new venture.” (169-170). These traits that our textbook stated are traits that my grandfather had as a successful small business owner. It is important for every entrepreneur or small business owner…

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