Being an entrepreneur is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I have to play the role of client service, trainer, counselor, assistant, creative strategist, finance, HR, marketing, IT and even therapist at times.

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day and this is so important to me as a woman who has her own business, but also

You’re never going to feel 100% ready for anything – the job, the relationship, the big public speaking gig, the next challenge in your personal or professional life – but you should still DO it.

There are always reasons to say no but what if you said YES instead? What if you found a way

Being an entrepreneur is a great way to make your mark, pave your own path while being your own boss. Especially if you can identify a need in the market for goods or a service that you can provide that others are not providing in the same way or not providing at all.

That being

As a new entrepreneur myself, here are a few skills I think every entrepreneur should have/cultivate:

  1. Focus
  2. Creativity
  3. Resilience
  4. Humility
  5. Generosity
  6. Flexibility
  7. Communication
  8. Negotiation
  9. Delegation
  10. Leadership
  11. Marketing and sales savvy
  12. Problem solving
  13. Perseverance
  14. Productivity
  15. Grit
  16. Financial literacy
  17. Influence
  18. Relationship building
  19. Self-awareness
  20. Passion
  21. Vision
  22. Project management
  23. Kindness
  24. Imagination
  25. Measured risk taking

What else would you add