Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work because there is no simple way to become a successful entrepreneur. You can be successful by deciding your goals. I will address number of steps to become successful entrepreneur.
1. Be problem solver
To become a great problem solver requires a little hard efforts then a normal efforts and solving strategies. Your ability to solve problem starts in your head at a psychological level. Attitude is important thing in problem solving,think in that way and always be positive during problem solving.
2. Learn from others
Always learn from as many people as you can.You have to avoid bad things,always try to learn good things. You can post your questions on website like Quora. People are hungry to help you. Try to read many articles as possible.
3. Take risks
Every decision you make in the business has some risk attached. First thing is you have to say good bye to your current job.This way you can give more time and focus on next business. Part time work and focus is not enough for any new business. You need to give countless hours to make your business successful.
4. Set your goals
Smart goals can help you evaluate the goals you wish to set. Your goals will only be effective if you have a clear vision of what you want to achieve and how you want to achieve.Begin with small goals like increasing your monthly income by 25 percent. Once you met your first goal,you can set big goals.
5. Scale up your startup
Scaling can become a critical issue if it is little early and little late so always try to choose best time to scale up your startup. Today one of the biggest hurdle is not money but scaling.You have to find right metrics to scale up your startup because you have to determine good and bad things of your business.