It was a dream-come-true for me to start a business of my own. However, running and managing a business was a whole new ball game for me.
There’s little to prepare you for life as a business owner or entrepreneur, but there are a few lessons that I wish someone had shared with me early on.
1. Take risks in adopting new strategies
I used to follow strategies that were in place at my prior workplace because I was so scared of failing or losing.
Guess what? When I finally stopped worrying about the consequences and started implementing and optimizing my own strategy, I overcame my fear and discovered new opportunities.