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5 Internal Motivators for First Time Entrepreneurs It is best to look for motivation from within, rather than from outside

By Rahul R

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If you are a first-time entrepreneur, then you are in good stead as there are internal factors that potentially do well to inspire you in your entrepreneurial prospects, more than external role models. Check out below 5 of these internal aspects that could unconventionally motivate you thereby resulting in the creation of entrepreneurial milestones.


Your very own Business Idea

Did you know that your business idea itself could give you the entrepreneurial motivation that you seek. You are well placed if your business/entrepreneurial idea is catered towards societal issues.


Troubles and travails encountered during your entrepreneurial journey

All the troubles, travails, successes, and failures encountered during your business journey should offer you motivation unmathced by external advices.


Trial and Error you have resorted to

Just a look back at all the trial and error you resorted to in yoru entrepreneurial journey should give you sufficient fuel to power ahead relentlessly.


Your entrepreneurial value additions

Value additions, most of the times, are born internally amongst entrepreneurs. Identify these, develop, and evaluate as to how you can go about improving your business.


Celebrations of small successes

Reflecting on and celebrating every small success goes a long way in fuelling entrepreneurial spirits and motivating entrepreneurs to work smartly with focus.

Rahul R

Former Staff

Rahul R is a media professional with over 6 years of experience. Prior to Entrepreneur India, Rahul was a Senior Technical Journalist at EFY digital magazine. 
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