An entrepreneur should be in tune with modern trends in business, being a modern entrepreneur means knowing and following recent practices that drive success in entrepreneurship. A good business person will easily identify trending opportunities and adopt them to suit his/her own business in order to induce growth.

Considering the innovations that are being introduced into major industries as a result of technological advancement, convenience and change in human relation lately, doing business have become more challenging and most entrepreneurs are constantly on their toes to deliver satisfactory result.

The following are four ways to be a modern entrepreneur:

Cease every opportunity to learn

Learning is an activity that continues throughout one’s lifetime, an entrepreneur grows his venture easier and achieve more success if he/she acquires adequate information and utilize them accurately. As clearly stated by one of the world’s great entrepreneurs named Richard Branson the founder of Virgin Group, he said “my biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long university education that I never had – every day I’m learning something new.”

Have digital skills

These days the tech space has made work easier. More persons can be easily reached through social media than the print and electronic media. Digital skills can be of great advantage to an entrepreneur, they help you work better and make task easier and convenient.

Give value

Value controls customer loyalty greatly, when an entrepreneur focus on providing the best value for his/her customers satisfactorily, the business stands a better chance of achieving faster growth.

Build interpersonal relationship

Events and social media have made interpersonal relation easier for modern entrepreneurs. Networking helps connect people of various backgrounds who share common interest(s). Business requires a high level of commitment in genuine and positive relationships.



This article was written by Sule Muhammed Lawwal


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