Why I Chose My Success For A Career Entrepreneur Essay

1548 Words Dec 10th, 2015 null Page
When I chose my college major, I knew I had an interest in information technology and the business world. Most college students want to be their own boss one day and are very familiar with the term entrepreneur. When I signed up for the Entrepreneurship 200 course, I did not know what to expect. As a young adult, advice is something everyone wants to give you and is usually accompanied by the phrase, “If I only knew then what I know now”. Knowing what to do or what not to do in the business world can help young entrepreneurs make good decisions. As a starting entrepreneur, advice from successful entrepreneurs is priceless. The weekly guest speakers made this course come to life. The life stories are invaluable lessons, and I have appreciated the opportunity to hear each and every speaker. Several lessons were learned from this course, but I would like to reflect on seven key entrepreneurial lessons I believe will make the starting entrepreneur successful.

Passion is the key to success for a starting entrepreneur. Everyone has a love or passion for something they do for a hobby or for sport. Starting a business requires that passion. Steve Edwards of the Edwards Group is very passionate about what he does, and loves to share his secrets to help others achieve success. First and foremost, Mr. Edwards stresses the importance of a business plan. He emphasizes that this plan needs to be your plan, not what your parents want your plan to be. The business plan is crucial for…

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