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You are going to learn how to keep learning so you stay on top of your business and you don’t get outcompeted by people who are working and studying harder. As an entrepreneur, you know the importance of staying ahead of the game. You want to stay on top of things and keep ahead of the competition.
This is specifically true for professions like software engineers and especially doctors. You cannot afford to rely on old skills, because other people will move you out of business.
Maybe you are not that smart as other entrepreneurs on the Internet. However, everything is in your hands and you can change that situation. You can do what other people have done. It’s not impossible to get to their level.
The acceptable level of competence is going up all the time. If you want to stay alive and not sitting in a room repeating the same process over and over again, then you have to keep evolving and take your skills to the next level.
I thought that I am going to learn a bunch of skills and I will keep using them forever. However, the world is evolving and you have to adapt to the circumstances.
There are some skills that you can keep using forever like sales and copywriting. Then, there are skills that are very temporary like Google ads, SEO. These skills change all the time.
Younger people are more liberal and older people more conservative. Older people have very hard times adapting to changes. They cannot accept that there are new tools that can make our lives easier. For example, there are some taxi drivers who still do not offer card payment and only accept cash payment. These people are stuck in the past and other people are going to crush them. Everything is always moving and we need to learn how to do this as well.
What is more, the way people did sales a few years ago does not work anymore. If you start cold calling companies and you use the same script again, the results will be different.
A great way to achieve business success is to implement a working business model that has been proven to work. I have barely made any money in my first 2 years in business. Nowadays, you don’t need to go through that, because others have gone before you. Learn from the people who are ahead of you.
Always keep looking at innovators. If you are just looking at innovators and you never become an innovator, then you are never going to be able to become the best.
Being an innovator means that you are alone on the top. That does not mean that you are more successful than other people. Innovators are taking risk by trying to do something new. That is why it is very tempting for people to just copy what has been proven to work.
My advice for beginner entrepreneurs is to copy a business mode that has been proven to work and implement it a lot. Do something a little bit better than your competition. Get market share, some sales, quit your job.
segments of your business. They can take the workload off from you, so that you can focus on the important stuff in your business.
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