I've long been fascinated by the common traits of successful entrepreneurs. What makes them "go for it" when so many others hold back? Looking at typical attributes among this group can give us a sense of what keeps them successful and resilient. The characteristics below by no means exclude other traits, but tell you what many top entrepreneurs have in common:
Bosses are often consumed with so much that they don't know what you're working on, let alone what's going well. Strive to make your managers' job easier by proactively keeping them abreast of your achievements.
How can you share more of your accomplishments?
The savviest leaders don't look to one point-person to satisfy all of their development needs. Instead, they seek out the consultation of many mentors and advisors. Your "personal board of directors" should serve you the same way that a typical board serves a company: surrounding you with diverse expertise and helping you with important decision making.
Enter your email address below to subscribe to our Next Gen Women blog.