Entrepreneur versus enterprising skill.
What are the skill set required by a tailor to run a tailor shop ? What skill set required by a beautician to run one beauty parlor ? And the so easy answer one is tailor needs tailoring skill, beautician needs the art of beauty ( which can be obtained by doing courses at beauty institute).
What are the skills that needed to run an enterprise ? Is it entrepreneur skills ? But what are those entrepreneur skills ? Where they can be learned ?
What are those entrepreneurship skills ? Is it decision making or communication skill ? Is it Marketing skill ?
Entrepreneurs are risk taker.Without risk there is no life of an entrepreneur.Entrepreneurs are like risk manager.They have the right solutions at par that people are daring to go near about the risk that they think may cause the business down.How they handle risk ? One such skill of entrepreneurs are decision making.Not an easy task amidst turbulent, turmoil ,uncertain situation.But Entrepreneur has to decide the right thing at the right time .They can. They have lots of ideas to go for one right decision . Their motto : DO or DIE .
Another skill is communication skill.Entrepreneurs are excellent communicator.They communicate effectively about their vision.They know how to approach and to whom.Accordingly they march forward and take their dream into a great reality at ease. Can you do that ?
Entrepreneurs are organizers.They have great organization skill which is most important to established an full fledged organization.They are the creator ,preserver . Entrepreneurs have great leadership skill.They can lead ,motivate purposefully, meaningfully . They dared to explore the unknown, hidden and succeeded ahead.Their possibility is in the word impossible .
Entrepreneurs are great innovators. Creativity is like their inborn character.They use their creativity skill on whatever they ventured out and alas great outcome happened!!!
Entrepreneurs are equipped with abundant resources.They know the utilization of best of the best of product available at surrounding which are general seems to be useless, worthless.They are conscious enough about their surrounding environment and accordingly step forward .
AND on and on and on………………………..
But you need to know some enterprising skill to set up and run your dream enterprise. Such skills are like risk management, financial skill,Marketing and sales aspect ,decision making etc ….
Risk Management : Risk may come in the financial sector, maybe in your operation level,maybe in sales aspect of your business. You should beforehand prepared with a solid risk management strategy to face it and overcome at ease.
Financial Management :Business is all about money.If there is no strategy about cashflow management ,lead to end of the business which is yet to blooming and you are working hard day and night for it .
Marketing management :After money its marketing that going to lead your enterprise thriving.Without marketing, your business is nowhere to go.Must have strong marketing strategy to market positioning your product or service .Be ready, aim and fire.
Today`s context ,Enterprise should be equipped with skills like networking , social media and latest technology. Some new aspects like sustainability , go green should also be added. Depending on your business type like if enterprise is about service provider or product selling, running your type of enterprise, enterprising skill set will be varied accordingly.
But, inspite of all these skills ,one skill is most important and that is invisible .Do you know what it is ? fear management. So get rid of it at first.
AND you must act .