You are never too young or too old to be innovative.
It is just about doing things differently. A dream is just a dream until you visualise it more often and start to understand how it will work (and not work). Jotting it down is so useful and using diagrams makes it even simpler.
Entrepreneurs make things happen. It’s not only about thinking but also doing! They understand the risks but also the rewards too. They are not afraid to make mistakes – just not the same mistakes over and over again. The whole idea is to fail fast, learn from those mistakes and move on. Persistence is key to make sure that you give your idea the chances that it deserves.
Entrepreneurs are masters in understanding their risks. They know them well and they know how to lower it. Apart from these skills, entrepreneurs may have many other skills too. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses are important. Good entrepreneurs improve both, their strengths, and weaknesses.
In entrepreneurship, sacrifice is a given. You will have to sacrifice your time and your money. It is making a choice for you to succeed. Every South African is an entrepreneur in the making. It is just a matter of when. Maybe the time is now …