4 entrepreneurial lessons every graduate should know

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To be a good entrepreneur and an even better individual in general, start now. There is no appropriate moment than the present. There’s a sea of opportunities out there, all you need to do is to jump!
Dear all aspiring graduates, here, we bring you some tips for a cut above entrepreneurial journey:

  1. Learning is a lifelong experience
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    Your age, gender, social standing or experience simply do not matter. Accept yourself in your raw form. Let go of the shackles of deficiency. Never be afraid of competition. It is a synonym of growth. Communicate openly and learn from everyone. Each individual is a lesson himself, seize that opportunity. Build personal and professional relationships. However, it is important to be around the right kind of people. Develop a hawk’s eye. Learn to differentiate between your well wishers and the unnecessary boulders.

    Invest in yourself. Channelize your fears and make them your ladder to proficiency.

 

  1. Cultivate a broader vision
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    You must realize the fact that success is not an easy catch. One may make mistakes along the path, but do not lose your spirit of adventure. The need of the hour is multi-disciplinary skills. For an instance, to be a photographer, only does not only need the skills of capturing the moments but along with it, one simultaneously requires the knowledge of editing, computer graphics, has creativity and a logical approach. Thus, keep trying new things and keep your suitcase of wisdom full to the brim.

  2. Be your own guru
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    Always adhere to deadlines, they lead towards positive consequences. Discipline your life according to your schedule and always be punctual. This does not only add to your efficiency but also make you feel good about you (but, do not stress yourself out by testing your limits. give yourself a break now and then).

    Map out a feedback mechanism. Award yourself with negative and positive points periodically. This highlights your plus and weak points, paving out a way for improvement and growth. Hence, be your own instructor.

  3. Believe in action
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    Take the small steps and the rest will follow close behind, opening up the whole world for you. Remember, no one else is going to do it for you. Keep your senses alert and watch out for the green lights. Also, one must realize that there is a considerate difference between just thinking and acting.

    “Two roads diverged in the woods and I took the less traveled by” – Robert Frost. When things are going right, it’s not wrong to take a left. Make your own path. Don’t be afraid to experiment and innovate. However, it takes a while to build up the momentum and even more time for the things to go smooth. Persevere and keep giving your best.

 

Each morning is a new platform to do something new. Hold on to that. Believe.

 

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She is a literature student from Delhi University. An ardent book lover, she's passionate about creative writing and wants to make a career in the same. She’s a greenhorn and a learner and finds solace in coffee and art.

Rashi Chauhan

She is a literature student from Delhi University. An ardent book lover, she's passionate about creative writing and wants to make a career in the same. She’s a greenhorn and a learner and finds solace in coffee and art.

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