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Mr Entrepreneur, Please Stop!

Just Don’t Try To Make Everyone In Your Team an Entrepreneur!

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It is obvious that when the business starts expanding so is the job responsibilities of the teammates. The business owner expects everyone to put in more efforts to grow the company. This may take the form of reaching out to untapped target populations, creating different products and services for new market and developing offshoots from the primary business line.

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There is no denying the fact, that these ideas are good, but many business owners make some errors while engaging their teammates in various entrepreneurial activities. Let not you join the bandwagon. Here what you should do instead:

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Know that each of your team members has a different personality

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Learn how you can motivate your staff member

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Utilize every employee’s strength at fullest

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Don’t assume that the employees who think and acts as an entrepreneur are meant to become entrepreneurs. There will more frustration and zero productivity. Use your resources wisely. Yes, you need smart, intelligent people in growing business but don’t engage your employees in various entrepreneurial activities. Figure it out which are the skilled people and motivate accordingly so that you are right on the track, growing and expanding.

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Abhishek Shah

Nomad | Early Stage Investor | Wannabe Anthropologist | Technology Evangelist | Curious, Inquisitive & Experimental Entrepreneur