Twelve differences between those who dream and those who act:
1- Wanna-be's obsess about ideas.
Entrepreneurs obsess about
2- Wanna-be's want more web traffic.
Entrepreneurs focus on sales
3- Wanna-be's focus on positive thinking.
Entrepreneurs plan for
4- Wanna-be's want to get on TV and get famous.
build their list.
5- Wanna-be's seek a perfect plan.
Entrepreneurs execute and adjust
the plan later.
6- Wanna-be's wait for their lucky break.
four, five, six plans and execute them in tandem, wagering that at
least one plan will get traction.
7- Wanna-be's fear looking stupid in front of their friends.
Entrepreneurs willingly risk making fools of themselves
8- Wanna-be's shield their precious ideas from harsh reality,
postponing the verdict of success or failure until 'someday'.
Entrepreneurs expose their ideas to cold reality as soon as
9- Wanna-be's put off practicing basketball until they've got Air
Jordans. Entrepreneurs practice barefoot behind the garage.
10- Wanna-be's believe what they're told, believe their own
assumptions. Entrepreneurs do original research and determine what paths have
been already tried.
11- Wanna-be's believe they can do anything.
Entrepreneurs do what
they're gifted for and delegate the rest.
12- Wanna-be's think about the world in terms of COULD and SHOULD.
Entrepreneurs think in terms of IS and CAN BE.
So, what are you?